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Trainer1 takes new instructional design course to the USA

e-Learning company Trainer1 is to begin running its new instructional design (ID) course in the USA.

The two-day course, called 'More than Instructional Design', incorporates 'The four 'A's of Learning', a new model of ID developed by Trainer1's managing director, Neil Lasher.

"E-learning is very misunderstood from a learning perspective, lots of people understand the new technologies and try to relate class based ID techniques to this medium," said Lasher. "Many technological gimmicks are in use as well...

"...Could you imagine going to a two day training course and the trainer had on a clowns outfit? Then at the first break he started to do magic tricks, produced a white rabbit from his hat? After lunch he changed into scuba gear and talked all afternoon with a snorkel in his mouth....what would you remember?.....

"Come on this course and you will gain the attention of the clown, but the knowledge of how to let them take the content away too."

'More than Instructional Design' is running in a number of US cities including Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas,

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