40 episodes

Join me as I chat with guests about one thing they think is awesome in the field of instructional design right now. It could be a tool, an app, a learning platform, a book, a blog/vlog, a learning theory, a person they admire, or anything really!

All that matters is that it's awesome!

That's Awesome ID‪!‬ Leslie Early

    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 7 Ratings

Join me as I chat with guests about one thing they think is awesome in the field of instructional design right now. It could be a tool, an app, a learning platform, a book, a blog/vlog, a learning theory, a person they admire, or anything really!

All that matters is that it's awesome!

    2.4 - That's Voice Over Narration Tips!

    2.4 - That's Voice Over Narration Tips!

    Voiceover Talent and Host of the "DIY Narrrator" podcast, Josh Risser, joins me to share some tips for getting the voice over narration that you need, regardless of your skill level. Josh shares pointers for absolute beginners and for those who might know a thing or two but still want to improve. He also gives advice on how to source VO talent for your A-list projects that require a higher production value.

    Connect with Josh on Linkedin.

    Check out more VO narration tips on the "DIY Narrator" podcast. 

    • 22 min
    2.3 - That's Portfolio Tips!

    2.3 - That's Portfolio Tips!

    Instructional designer and founder of Teaching: A Path to L&D, Sara Stevick, joins me to talk about building a portfolio. Sara shares why a portfolio is important, how to come up with ideas for portfolio samples, and what you should be demonstrating to prospective clients or employers. 

    Join the Linkedin group "Teaching: A Path to L&D".

    Connect with Sara on Linkedin. 

    • 20 min
    2.2 - That's CGI VR vs. 360 Immersive Experiences!

    2.2 - That's CGI VR vs. 360 Immersive Experiences!

    Senior Learning Experience Producer, Destery Hildenbrand, joins me to talk about the differences between 360 immersive experiences and what most would consider typical VR (virtual reality) experiences. We also chat about some use cases for both types of learning experience, as well as where the technology might be going in the corporate workspace in the near-ish future.

    Learn more about CGI VR for learning at Motive.io.

    Connect with Destery on Linkedin. 

    • 24 min
    2.1 - That's Needs Analysis!

    2.1 - That's Needs Analysis!

    Instructional designer and podcast host, Amy Petricek, joins me to talk about needs analysis. Amy shares what the term means to her, how she and her team use it in their work, and the consequences of what can happen if this stage is skipped over in the design process. 

    Listen to the "Share Whatcha Learned" podcast at amypetricek.com. 

    Connect with Amy on Linkedin. 

    • 19 min
    That's a Wrap on Season 1!

    That's a Wrap on Season 1!

    That's Awesome ID! will be taking a break this summer. Therefore, to wrap up this season, I put together one more blooper real of some laughs from various episodes over the course of this past year. I've had so much fun talking with all of my awesome guests about all of their awesome ideas. Thank to everyone who has helped make this such a fun and rewarding process. Stay awesome!

    Connect with me on Linkedin. 

    • 5 min
    That's How to Apply Digital Marketing Best Practices to ID!

    That's How to Apply Digital Marketing Best Practices to ID!

    Director of Development and Innovation at RedSaberes, Emily Justin-Szopinski, joins me to talk about the overlap between digital marketing best practices and instructional design best practices. She also shares a little bit about user retention models that have been most successful for her company. Spoiler alert: let your learners know there is a human on the other side of the course!

    Connect with Emily on Linkedin.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

newmomtoo ,

Really good L&D podcast!

I really enjoy listening to Leslie and the people she interviews. I always learn new content and Leslie is a fantastic host. It’s a wonderful balance between her perspective and the guest!

Salinas23! ,

Short,Sweet, and to the Point

Great little nuggets of all things awesome in ID, you always learn something new and gain the curiosity to dive deeper into the subjects.

StaceyTheWholeVet ,

Great podcast

Super relevant to the ID world....definitely a much needed podcast!

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