Transitions

We all know that strong transitions are critical components of an effective instructional design. But how good are we at actually writing powerful transitions? Try this “Transition Words” list for ideas to help spice up the transitions in your next design.

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àççéñts

So, you wanna use fancy punctuation? There are two methods you can use: the “ALT key” method and the “insert symbol” method: “ALT key” method Foreign characters and symbols can be generated by combining the ALT key (found to the left of the space bar) with multiple numeric keystrokes (called “codes”). For example, to typeContinue reading “àççéñts”

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Rapid E-Learning

Just the nuggets, please… The longer I spend in the instructional design world, the more I realize that rapid e-learning really means honing your craft to include a few key questions for SMEs, a few key shapes for your design, and a few key tricks for your creative process.  Check out Tom Kuhlmann’s Rapid E-Learning Blog forContinue reading “Rapid E-Learning”

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Places to go

Ignite your creative spark…. Coaching: http://www.improve.org/coaching.html Leadership: http://www.improve.org/ One-minute Management: http://www.nysscpa.org/cpajournal/old/12268852.htm MIT’s open courseware: http://web.mit.edu/ocw/ Trusted Advisor: http://trustedadvisor.com/articles/

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MBWA

20 Ways to Communicate With Employees Share credit. Always. Praise in public and give feedback in private. Include affected employees in goal setting.  Give frequent and meaningful recognition for a job well done. Interact with employees on an informal basis. Go to shared work areas. Meet them on their own turf. Ask for team members’Continue reading “MBWA”

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