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Design Thinking Meets ADDIE

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Looking for a fresh way to design your next learning program? Design thinking may be what you need. Design thinking is an approach to innovation that integrates people’s needs with the needs of their organization.“Design Thinking Meets ADDIE” shows how design thinking transformed one company’s ADDIE-based approach to instructional design. Authors Kathy Glynn and Debra Tolsma explain how design thinking transformed each step of the ADDIE process: analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation. This issue of TD at Work includes:

  • definitions of design thinking

  • steps for creating stakeholder maps

  • problem-framing guidelines

  • storytelling tips

  • a worksheet for testing assumptions.

Book Details

  • ISBN: 9781562866846

  • Pages: 24

  • Publication Date: March 2017

  • Formats: Paperback, PDF

  • Product Code: 251714

About the Authors
Kathy Glynn

Kathy Glynn is the owner of Blue Sky Thinking. She is a design thinking facilitator, coach, and trainer and an adjunct professor at Kendall College of Art and Design. She was a senior performance consultant for Steelcase Inc. where she designed, developed, and implemented user-centered learning solutions for optimal organizational performance and business outcomes.  Glynn has over ten years of experience in performance improvement and is responsible for analyzing needs and creating learning solutions as well as measuring the effectiveness of learning solutions. She has managed major initiatives in sales, marketing, sourcing, legal, and leadership.

Debra Tolsma

Debra Tolsma is the owner of Relevant Learning Solutions. A design thinker, facilitator, and coach, she’s a frequent guest lecturer at Kendall College of Art and Design and Grand Valley State University, both near Grand Rapids, Michigan. She also served as the global manager of performance consulting and instructional design and development for Steelcase Inc.

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