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8 Ways to Find Problems to Help Generate Creative Ideas

New ideas are essential to company success. Without new ideas, there is no growth or improvements. However, after a while ideas get stale; working on the same problems with the same people can result in the same ideas. Don’t...

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5 Phases of Accelerated Learning

Accelerated Learning (AL) has been shown to speed up the design process for instructional designers, and enhance the learning process for learners. It focuses on total learner involvement, because people retain more and learn better when they actively participate...

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Embracing Risk Is the Secret to Dynamic Instructional Design

Embrace risk to energize your content. Are you eager to try a new instructional technology? Have you researched a fresh strategy to apply to your design? Is there a new approach you’re excited to explore to better engage learners?...

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Infographics: A Useful Tool for Technical Writers

Effective infographics can say more with a picture than a thousand words. So how can technical writers use infographics most effectively? Although we’ve blogged about infographics before in the post Infographics: Information at a Glance, we’ve never applied them...

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Consistency Is a Key to Creativity

A surprising key to unlocking creativity might be the last thing you expect, and that is consistency. We might assume creative types are those who wait for inspiration to strike, then delve into a frenzy of creativity. The elusive...

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A Collaborative Approach to Technical Writing

Historically, technical writers worked with one product from start to finish. That meant beginning with an outline for the product or piece of equipment, writing the content, and then formatting it for delivery. In some industries, technical communication is...

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