Learning experience designers handle all types of content for a wide variety of uses, from formal courses to performance support aids. Organizing this information for learning and/or quick access is crucial.
If you determine the purpose of the content, how it will be used, and the nature of the content itself, you can choose the most effective strategy to meet the needs of the audience. This podcast explains different strategies so that your choices can be intentional.
If you have other strategies for organizing content, please share them in the Comments section below.
- Purpose of intentionally choosing an organizational strategy
- 12 different strategies for organizing content
TIME: 11 minutes
- 10 Ways to Organize Instructional Content
- Ways to Organize Information
- Chunking Information for Instructional Design
- The Information Design Handbook by O’Grady & O’Grady
- Design for Information (relevant to visual information) by Meirelles
- Information Architecture: For the Web and Beyond by Rosenfeld, Morville & Arango