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Because learning experience design is trending

Instructional Designers (IDs) are asked to provide many areas of expertise. They are called upon to be experimenters, data scientists, game designers, developers, adult learning best practices experts, and UX/UI practitioners. They must be prepared to come up with solutions that fit their students’ needs. In short, they are innovators. As learning experts, instructional designers are an integral part of the development learning experiences that engage, entertain and educate, all at the same time.

Gone are the days of simple PDFs and handouts and the full training session. IDs have access to great new tools to reach more students. Scenario-based learning, game-based learning, virtual reality and augmented reality are just some of the ways learning experts can deliver successful training and learning.

« Learning Experience Design » is the term for this new brand of instructional design.

Good content design encourages students to stay engaged during and after the learning experience. Students will come back if there is something worth reviewing. For example, an immersive learning experiences that is scenario-based with branching paths can encourage students to revisit the content numerous times, make alternative choices, and explore different outcomes.

Understanding the addictive qualities of game-based learning is influential in the learning experience design process.

Learning management systems AND Learning experience platforms are designed to help students connect to innovative personalized learning experiences. These technologies allow L&D teams to track and report on learning activities. When it comes to emerging technologies like VR and AR, there is a wealth of data available for analysis and reporting.

Many organizations jumped on the learning technology bandwagon early on. The new innovative tools were exciting. Suddenly everyone was talking about adding VR training to their L&D programs, but didn’t understand how the technology could be best used for learning strategies. Getting the technology right is essential.

For example, innovative VR or AR learning can be provided through that of an employee smartphones to improve engagement and provide:

  • Flexible learning
  • Just-in-time learning
  • On professional training

As students connect via phones and apps, updates to course content and design are automatically sent to students. This significantly reduces IT tasks and provides a reliable and scalable learning solution.

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This blog post delves into the skill set of ID and LXD and how it contributes to better learning design.

The fusion of successful learning, strategy and technology

Not all programs benefit from virtual reality. However, experienced instructional designers know how best to use technology to achieve the desired learning outcomes.

Taking a Learning Experience Design approach helps L&D leaders make informed decisions about which technology investments will best align with both learning outcomes and business strategy.

Instructional designers understand the unique capabilities of their students. They know that not everyone is tech savvy. Organizations may have multigenerational or global employees with a range of different backgrounds, technical skills and language skills. To develop a scalable and viable learning solution, technology must be chosen carefully to ensure adoption and engagement across the organization. This aspect of Learning Experience Design is crucial for needs analysis before implementing any learning strategy.

It is truly an exciting time for learning and development. Learning experience design contributes to meaningful workplace learning innovation. Whether it’s a short-term project or a long-term training program, engagement with Instructional Designers, both as an FTE and contractor, contributes to superior results and outcomes. Find how Increased L&D staff it’s a good fit in these economic times.

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