How To Make Training Videos Interesting on a Budget

How To Make Training Videos Interesting on a Budget     Use a software simulation inside your video Use transitions and b-roll to spice up any monotony If you’re in Learning and Development, you likely have to create training videos. Of course, training videos have the reputation of being either snoozers or required for compliance,…

Three Key Essentials for an Instructional Designer

Three Key Essentials for an Instructional Designer     We could’ve said: A computer, the internet, and an instructional design program. Or, an authoring tool, word processing software, and good writing skills. But that would’ve been too easy. Instead, we’re giving you the top three treasures Miranda Park Learning considers essentials.     #1: A…

Do You Need an Instructional Design Degree to Get Started in ID?

Do You Need an Instructional Design Degree to Get Started in ID?       Short answer: Here at Miranda Park Learning, we say no. Not necessarily in instructional design. But, respectfully, there are plenty of people who have gone through a ton of schooling for this field. Many instructional designers are emerging this year…

Why You Should Write It Down Before Turning It Into eLearning

Why You Should Write It Down Before Turning It Into eLearning       Why Write Down Your Content First? Simple. To: Have a guide as you build your module or make your video. Have a guide in the future for what’s in your module or video without having the re-watch the whole thing. Keep…

How to Keep Your Audience Engaged During an Online Training

How to Keep Your Audience Engaged During an Online Training In collaboration with AdvantEdge Training & Consulting      Instead of answering this question on our own, we engaged the help of Jenny Douras, President and CEO of AdvantEdge Training. Her company does exactly that: they offer dynamic, online professional training that works. Having successfully…