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 […]
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.
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 […]
Is training the solution? When it comes to designing e-learning courses, the very first question to ask is whether training is the effective solution we’re looking for. Identifying the gap between the desired performance and the actual performance is critical at this stage. Work with the client to set realistic, clear, and measure goals. And […]