2016 was an amazing year for Instructional Designers with respect to the innovations, adaptability and change we have witnessed in different aspects of eLearning course design. This is a result of continuous process of evaluation of existing approaches, standards and styles.
Following are the three major drivers of trends in Instructional Design:
- Performance expectations in the workplace – performance expectations are ultra-oriented towards results, behaviours and actions you choose to perform your job
- Availability of innovative Rapid authoring tools to create digital learning content – Articulate Storyline 360, Elucidat, Lectora 17 Inspire etc.
- Learner’s suitable or preferred manner of learning with respect to mobile or smart course delivery platforms (e.g. mobile learning), learning readiness – attention span to receive learning (microlearning) and of course individual learning styles.