Learning ‘culture’ from an anthropologist turned instructional designer

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During my development as an instructional designer, I am reading a various multitude of blogs and articles. The recent trend of these articles focuses on more than creating the perfect online course or interactive learning program. The articles extend the role of instructional design to include shaping the ‘culture’ of the learning environment.

Simply said, by many before me, that even if the eLearning course, mobile course or even interactive learning game is a perfect specimen. It will not have enough impact on learners unless there is a greater ‘culture’ of learning within the workplace.

As my background is based in Anthropology, when I hear the word ‘culture’ I instantly want to define the term. What do we mean by a ‘culture’ of learning? Continue reading “Learning ‘culture’ from an anthropologist turned instructional designer”