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Instructional Design vs. Content Writing – Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Instructional Design vs. Content Writing – Two Sides of the Same Coin?

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Writing is an art form. And, it comes in various flavors – fiction, biographical, historical, technical… and more. And the humble, writing for the learning industry.

Take Instructional Designers and Content Writers. Their task goes beyond – way beyond – simply writing, and enters the realm of knowledge sharing. These professionals use their skills to create material that entertains, informs and educates.

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Guest — Fredia Dillard
I see your point, but I do both. In these restricted budget years, we sometime have no choice. Heaven help us if an SME gets to wr... Read More
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 22:35
Guest — Dan Hill
Where did this job title come from? I've not seen it until very recently. And I don't agree with your definition of role! Why are ... Read More
Saturday, 19 March 2016 03:10
4 Ways to Get Your Subject Matter Experts to Your Side. And Keep Them There!

4 Ways to Get Your Subject Matter Experts to Your Side. And Keep Them There!

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Subject Matter Experts are critical links in creating an informative and technically accurate learning experience. However, since SMEs are busy people who have additionally been tasked with providing support to training initiatives, it’s not always easy to get them to spare the time for you; yet, a delay in coordination has a domino effect on the entire production cycle. It’s a Catch-22 situation, really.

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Guest — Paul Schneider
Good points, the time one is key. I recall when we first implemented our online quality reviewer - http://elearningcontentreviewer... Read More
Saturday, 05 March 2016 04:34
4 Tips for Writing Meaningful Learning Content

4 Tips for Writing Meaningful Learning Content

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There’s content, and there’s content. However, not all content is conducive for learning. And therein begins the slide of your storyboarding efforts towards ineffectiveness.

Here are some tips that can help you write meaningful content, which could lead to effective learning.

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