Recently, I finished my “e-Learning Instructional Design and Development” certificate from Oregon State University (OSU)! The experience I gained from the multi-course program was extremely beneficial and relevant to my job. Below are a few highlights from the program. Understanding traditional learning theories has helped me design better trainings at work. Learning about Learning Management… Continue reading Instructional Design Practicum
I am ecstatic to be posting my first video tutorial! The creation of the video had two purposes: Experiment with rapid-development of video content. Create a technical, intro video for Linux command line. I have some experience producing video content, but I wanted to try a rapid-development approach. From start to finish, I spent about… Continue reading Rapid-Development of Video Content
Onboarding is basically a series of processes and tasks aimed to help new hires become proficient quickly. Unfortunately, as we all can relate, onboarding programs vary widely in their effectiveness. In a series of posts, I am ecstatic to share my past experiences creating comprehensive onboarding programs! Background First, let’s start with some context and… Continue reading Foundations of a Brilliant Onboarding Program: Intro & Part 1
Where do you start? It’s a great question and one that I get asked frequently. Hiring managers ask me how I start trainings, colleagues ask how I start projects, and friends ask how I start blog posts. The short answer is, I use a design document. I always suggest that they borrow mine and update… Continue reading Design Document: My Favorite Productivity Tool!
Topic analysis. How and why did you choose the topic? #Example: Needs analysis shows x, y, and z. Link to needs analysis. Research. Add any links to research you conduct during a needs analysis and while preparing. #Example: Documentation, links to demos, or notes from meetings. Audience Analysis. Who is the end user? What… Continue reading Design Document Example