Teachers or Learning Experiences that made a Difference

With all the hurricanes, wildfires and political uncertainties we have been experiencing I thought we could all benefit by reflecting on teachers who made a difference in our lives and then remembering that what we do is important!

Three colleagues on the FKA team wanted to share their memorable learning experiences:

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Using Your “Lessons Learned” to Design More Efficiently

With the constant pressure to do more for less…and FASTER!, learning professionals are always on the look-out for tips from experienced professionals. This blog describes how FKA’s design and development team takes full advantage of decades of experience over hundreds of projects.

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Assessing the Design of a Learning Program: Part 2

In part 1 of this blog we identified how we define an “effective design” and introduced our Learning Evaluation form and discussed how it can be used with the designers’ clients to confirm they have a clear understanding of their clients’ expectations for their learning programs.

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Assessing the Design of a Learning Program: Part 1

As an instructional designer why would you want to assess the design of a learning program? It could be as straightforward as wanting to know if you have done a good job on the program design you just completed. It could be more complex. For example, you might want to identify which of the existing learning activities and materials have weak designs and would benefit from some updating. In some situations, organizations have standardized their instructional design methodology and want to confirm all the designers and developers are producing learning materials that adhere to the new standards.

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