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I'm New Here: A Podcast for New Instructional Designers and E-Learning Developers

I'm New Here: A Podcast for New Instructional Designers and E-Learning Developers

By Nyla
Need help navigating the “career” part of being a NEW Instructional Designer or E-Learning Developer? I’m Nyla, a mid-career Instructional designer and I’ve created the podcast to help new instructional designers find their footing. Because doing it on your own can seem daunting at first.
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Episode 11 - The Art of Receiving Feedback
Hey there new IDs. I have a confession. It’s getting increasingly difficult to produce and create these episodes. It’s not because of time, or resources. It’s because the world is on fire and it’s getting to me. I’m giving myself some grace this week and repurposing some content that originally aired on my youtube channel. As I mentioned last week, I’ll be wrapping up the first season of the podcast soon - most likely in the next two episodes. I’m already planning season two, so don’t worry - I’ll be back.  Questions, comments, concerns? email me at Thenewhereshow@gmail.com #blacklivesmatter
10:40
August 31, 2020
Episode 10 - The Interview, Pt. 2 | I'm New Here: A Podcast for New Instructional Designers
A couple episodes ago, I gave you three tips for approaching your Instructional Design Interview: To craft your instructional design philosophy to help you answer the question “tell me about yourself”; Using the STAR method to provide context for your behavioral interview responses, and to quantify your experience using data to back up your accomplishments. If you haven’t listened yet, you’ll definitely want to go back and stream that episode to catch you up to this one. Because this episode is a follow-up to Episode 9.  This episode focuses on one particular aspect of the interview process - when the interviewer turns the reigns over to you and asks “So do you have any questions for us?” Questions, Comments, Concerns? email thenewhereshow@gmail.com What do you want to hear next??
10:55
August 24, 2020
BONUS EPISODE: Reviewing The Learning and Development Conference 2020 with Christine Belzie
Today’s episode features a guest! I’m going to have a conversation with my friend, mentee, and colleague, Christine Belzie about The Learning and Development Conference. Matthew Richter of the Thiagi group and Dr. Will Thalheimer  of Work-Learning Research created The learning and development conference - A pioneering L&D event designed to support human learning and action in the workflow Over the course of  6 weeks, attendees were able to access both live and on-demand sessions, one-on-one sessions with experts. And much more.
15:48
August 10, 2020
Episode 9 - The Interview | I'm New Here: A Podcast for New Instructional Designers
This week I'm going to talk about the instructional design job search, and how to prepare for interviews including how to leverage your network and other connections. These tips are based on interviews from people who hire instructional designers and from interviewing for design positions myself. Questions, Comments, Concerns? email thenewhereshow@gmail.com What do you want to hear next??
13:20
June 29, 2020
Episode 8 - Crafting Your Instructional Design Philosophy | I'm New Here: A Podcast for New Instructional Designers and E-Learning Developers
This week we’re going to talk about how to craft your instructional design philosophy. Once you take time to think about it, you will have a better understanding of how you want to show up in the world as an Instructional Designer, and be confident about your personal instructional design philosophy. Find show notes at www.nylalxd.com/imnewhere Questions/Comments/Concerns? Email the show: thenewhereshow@gmail.com ---
09:40
June 15, 2020
Episode 7 - Q&A | I'm New Here: A Podcast for New Instructional Designers and E-Learning Developers
In this episode, I answer listener submitted questions about portfolio building, authoring tools, and more. Find show notes for this episode on nylalxd.com/imnewhere Questions/Comments/Concerns? Email the show: thenewhereshow@gmail.com
19:14
June 8, 2020
Episode 6 - A State of Emergency | I'm New Here: A Podcast for New Instructional Designers
This week’s episode is about race and actionable 'allyship'. It also pays homage to the lives of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Ahmaud Arbery.  I close out the episode talking about ways you can put your instructional design skills into action for a good cause. The content and discussion in today’s podcast will necessarily engage with racism and death. This is your content warning. **The Regularly scheduled podcast for this week will air on Tuesday. 
14:35
June 1, 2020
Episode 5 - The Theory of Everything | I'm New Here: A Podcast for New Instructional Designers and e-Learning Developers
This week we’re talking about the theory, process and skills that will help you succeed in your first ID position. When you put everything together I mention in this episode:  Knowledge of adult learning theory, principles and frameworks  A solid command of the Instructional Design process  Basic skills in project management, visual design, and learning technologies... ...you should be able to confidently call yourself an instructional designer! Find show notes here: nylalxd.com/imnewhere
12:13
May 25, 2020
Episode 4 - The Venn Diagram of Training Design | I'm New Here: A Podcast for New Instructional Designers and e-Learning Developers
We spent the first couple of episodes talking about the types of instructional designers. I’m being intentional about how I define these roles vs. job titles vs. disciplines, so you have a better grasp on things when you venture out into your job search. Let’s go one step further, into definitions before moving on. Let’s talk about the differences and similarities between the roles of Instructional Designers and eLearning developers. Find show notes on nylalxd.com/imnewhere
10:42
May 18, 2020
Episode 3 - Laid Off and They Won't Let Me Out | I'm New Here: A Podcast for New Instructional Designers
On Monday, I was laid off.  I saw it coming and yet, I was still blown away that this is life right now! So I want to spend this episode sharing my plan for what to do next AND how I’m keeping a positive attitude through it all. I’m also going to show you how you can recession proof your instructional design career. Questions/Comments/Concerns? Email thenewhereshow@gmail.com Show notes can be found here: www.nylalxd.com
11:36
May 9, 2020
Episode 2 - What's My Job? | I'm New Here: A Podcast for New Instructional Designers
In this episode I broke down the different types of instructional designers and what they might be expected to do:   - Corporate Instructional Designers vs. Higher Education Instructional Designers   - Internal Consultants vs. External Vendors/Consultants   - Contract vs. Permanent     Thanks for listening to I’m New Here. If you like the show and want to know more, check out www.nylalxd.com/imnewhere.     I have show notes for you there, links to everything I talked about in this episode and more. and please leave us a review on iTunes.    I’d also love some feedback on what you’d like to see out of the show. I love feedback!    I’m also all over socials: instagram, twitter, facebook as NylaLXD...and on Linkedin, too. Just search Nyla Spooner!    Go on and listen to episode three if you’ve got it in you, shout out to all my power listeners who listen to all three episodes in one sitting! See ya in episode three!
10:60
May 6, 2020
Episode 01 - You CAN Sit With Us! (A Podcast for New Instructional Designers)
Starting an instructional design career can sometimes feel like you’re the new kid in school, looking for someplace to eat lunch in the cafeteria. But, that’s why I created “I’m New Here!” In this first episode, I’ll talk about how I plan to help new instructional designers, and where to start if you’re interested in becoming an instructional designer. I’ll also give you some standard definitions the show will be using, then assign your homework for next episode! Welcome to “I’m New Here”! Questions/Comments/Concerns? Email the show: thenewhereshow@gmail.com @nylaLXD
10:05
May 4, 2020
(Podcast Trailer) I'm New Here! A Podcast for New Instructional Designers and E-Learning Developers
Instructional designers report high job satisfaction, demand above-average salaries, and enjoy good work-life balance. So, if instructional design work aligns with your interests and you feel confident that you can learn the skillset (as discussed in this article), then it’s an excellent career to pursue. I’m Nyla, a mid-career Instructional designer and I’ve created the podcast, I’m new here, to help new instructional designers find their footing. Because doing it on your own can seem daunting at first.
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May 4, 2020