How to make your learners think to facilitate and support learning effectively Learning is a change in behavior that occurs as a consequence of thinking. We can say we have learned something when we can recall information from our long term memory and respond to new situations differently and hopefully perform more effectively. So what […]
Hi, I’m Houra Amin, an instructional designer with two master's degrees; one in Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies, and another in Teaching English as a Second Language, plus more than 15 years of experience in education. My education background and industry experience have provided me with extensive knowledge and expertise to design e-learning that has a measurable impact on organisations.
All individuals are -in one way or another- engaged in the process of learning new information or skills whether it be simple or complex. Seymour Papert (2002) believes that in the past we needed “graduates who knew how to do what they were taught but today we need graduates who know how to do what they were NOT taught.” This vision about how the changing world has changed the concept of education has formed my mission to develop engaging learning environments that prepare the learners to transfer their learning to the real world.
This section of the portfolio demonstrates my competency in instructional design core areas of analysis, design, technology and media, evaluation and research, and management, as well as my communication, personal, and interpersonal skills.
An interactive scenario-based short course to provide anti-bribery training.
A fun click and reveal interaction using layers and states to reveal more information about objects on a slide.
Articulate challenge #167 is about using Rotoscoping animation in e-learning.
An interactive scenario-based short course about three simple rules to effective leadership.
Articulate Challenge #163 to share an example of character animation in e-learning.
In this example learners can enter their notes and then print it by clicking an icon. Click here to see how it works in action.
I attended the CIPD Learning and Development show yesterday and got to meet a lot of inspiring people thanks to the priceless support of my loveliest mentor Lesley Price and Asi DeGani who connected me with her and of course the whole Learn Appeal trustees. Isn’t it the best way to finish an internship? I bet […]
Designed by Freepik Writing clear learning objectives and communicating them effectively with learners is what every instructional designer should know when designing and developing elearning courses. Writing objectives is the third step in instructional design process in Dick and Carey’s systematic model. Once you have identified your instructional goals, conducted instructional analysis, and analysed learners and […]