Learning Assets

Any resources specifically chosen or designed to aid instruction and help learners achieve desired learning outcomes, including both traditional and digital formats, are considered learning assets. Learning assets are an essential part of any effective learning environment. By carefully choosing or designing learning assets that are aligned with learning objectives and learner needs, IDs can …

How to Visualize – Content Type #2: Concept

Concepts are abstract ideas or principles that require understanding and contextualization. When visualizing concepts, consider using: As instructional designers, you can use mind maps to create a high-level overview of the curriculum or content outline. Each node in the mind map can represent a specific concept or topic that needs to be taught. The branches …

How to Visualize – Content Type #1: Fact

Facts are pieces of information that are true and verifiable. When visualizing facts, focus on presenting the information in a concise and clear manner. Consider using visuals like: Let’s use a very generic fact to understand how to visualize. FACT: The tallest mountain in the world is Mount Everest, with a height of 29,029 feet …