• April 26, 2023

    69 I Q&A: Graphic Design & Instructional Design: What’s the difference?


    What's the difference between graphic design and instructional design? Do I need to know both? This month's Q&A dives into the differences between graphic design and instructional design and how they can work together to deliver engaging training programs that increase the retention of your product knowledge.

  • April 12, 2023

    67 I Executive Insights: 4 Clues Your Training Needs a Refresh


    Is your training program outdated? Execs, tune in to hear Liz & Rachel's top 4 clues that it's time for a refresh. This episode will empower you to identify elements of a stale training program that you can easily pin-point by visiting your company's next training.

  • April 5, 2023

    66 I Designing Learning Plans with Marc Vosler


    Liz speaks with Marc Vosler about his career path within the medical device arena. Using his extensive industry experience of over 30 years, Marc explores the foundations of course structure, building assessments, using application exercises rather than traditional lectures, and developing learning plans that work for adult learners. As the founder of Vosler Consulting, Marc Vosler shares his insight based on the combination of his experiences in sales, marketing, and training.

  • April 27, 2022

    17 | Why are Learning Objectives So Important in ID?

    with Liz & Rachel

    Learning objectives can seem like a table of contents that you just want to skip over to get to the "good stuff." Today, Liz & Rachel dig in on why learning objectives are so important, how many to include and how to write objectives that will measure your training success.

  • April 20, 2022

    16 | How Long Does Development Really Take?

    with Liz & Rachel

    How long does it REALLY take to develop a great training course. This week, Rachel and Liz walk through the variables that all add up to the time it actually takes to develop a stellar course.

  • April 13, 2022

    15 | How to Give & Get Effective Feedback

    with Liz & Rachel

    Calling all feedback! Managing the feedback loop can be such a challenge. From busy reviewers and conflicting opinions to ineffective and unspecific feedback, instructional designers can be caught in the middle of a feedback tornado: swirling around, but never arriving at actionable feedback. Today, Liz & Rachel continue their conversation on how to give and get effective feedback on instructional design materials.

  • April 6, 2022

    14 | Instructional Design is More Than a PowerPoint with Rachel Medeiros

    with Liz & Rachel

    Instructional design can often be overlooked by focusing on a PowerPoint deck. This week kicks off our spotlight on instructional design. Rachel Medeiros is bringing her K-12 education background and her love of the ADDIE model to life in this week's episode. Tune in for advice to novice and experienced instructional designers and best practices for managing the feedback cycle.