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Why You Need to Use Rapid Prototyping in Instructional Design

Though instructional designers follow tried-and-true models and processes to build courses, the complexities of today's work environment often wreak havoc on the most disciplined approaches. 

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5 Ways to Leverage Stakeholders in the Instructional Design Process

When it comes to stakeholders in the instructional design process, many learning professionals consider the needs of only two groups:  subject matter experts and themselves. There are many others involved in the learning project development process whose input is equally vital.

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Is Instructional Design Dead?

Hardly. Instead, instructional design now encompasses more than simply building courses.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Instructional Designers

Today's instructional designer is more than simply a course creator. As today's corporations seek to implement a culture of learning, instructional designers need to bring a range of skills to the table.

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Don't Just Engage Subject Matter Experts -- Win Them Over

Instructional designers and subject matter experts (SMEs) are increasingly finding themselves working together for learning projects. Each side has its own agenda, and for the under-resourced instructional designer trying to manage multiple projects at once, a deeper understanding of the SME's...

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Synapse® wins Elliott Masie’s Learning Barracuda Bowl in Orlando, Florida

New York – October 29, 2016 –Synapse®, the creators of the Learning Design System (LDS), announced today that it was selected as the first place winner at this year’s Barracuda Bowl, a concept of the “Shark Tank” TV show, but applied to the world of learning.  The event took place at Learning...

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