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The Accidental Instructional Designer: Learning Design for the Digital Age by Cammy Bean

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chapter 2

Why Design Matters

In this chapter …

         • Huddle around the campfire for the thrilling and horrifying tale of … the CBT Lady!

         • Who gets to call themselves a designer?

         • What is design and why does it matter to e-learning?

         • What are the hallmarks of good design and how can we incorporate those into e-learning?

A Cautionary Tale

Once upon a time, I went winter camping with my son’s youth group. (OK, so we stayed in a cabin with a wood stove and had access to plumbing and a fully electric kitchen, but still—winter ...

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