Category Archives: Instructional design

How Bob Got Me My Job

I first heard about instructional design through my work making training videos. Through a couple of different professional development programs, I learned how this approach strengthened training impact. Everything I heard about it fit well with what I knew from … Continue reading

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ID Toolbox: Events of Instruction

Here’s another fundamental tool from my Instructional Design toolbox in addition to ADDIE, the Events of Instruction. Instructional design as a discipline is relatively young, having sprung up in the post-WWII era from the military’s desire to make their training … Continue reading

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Onward Through the Blog…

a doodle for my 400th post from Buller’s Back Porch…

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My Heart Belongs to ADDIE

Practitioners of instructional design draw on aspects of learning theory and design thinking to develop effective instruction. Key to the development is the use of a process to identify and address a knowledge or skills gap or performance problem. While there are … Continue reading

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Buller…Alan Buller: Instructional Hit Man

While the official title for my contract work usually lists Instructional Designer, over the last several years, my role has evolved into more of an Instructional Hit Man. As such, I’m often called in to eliminate a particularly sticky or … Continue reading

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SXSWedu 2017 doodle-notes (Part 2)

…continuing with last week’s doodle-notes from the Land of A-Ha’s: SXSWedu. Wednesday Tim Ferriss: Secrets of Accelerated Learning and Mastery The Challenge of Curation Next Generation Transmedia Learning Ecosystems How to Make Awesome Educational Videos The Premise & Promise of Hybrid Higher … Continue reading

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SXSWedu: Taking Learning Experiences to the Extreme

To me, it’s all about the learning. Here’s my doodles and added notes from a couple of the 2016 SXSWedu sessions that focused on the learners’ end of education and training. Learning Experience Design Learning experience design, or LX design, is … Continue reading

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