Lies About the Design of Learning
Is instructional design dead? That was the question posed to the small group of professionals gathered in a think-tank setting to talk about ways to improve organizational learning and human performance. Chief learning officers, human resources directors, training managers, e-learning vendors, and professional consultants sat closely in a semicircle, an intimate arrangement for exchanging professional advice and sharing lessons learned.
As soon as the question was asked, I began to rise from my seat for an impassioned reply defending instructional design (ID). “Um, uh, wait, what the…?” were ...