Sana Rashid Siddiqui

Sana Rashid Siddiqui

About the author: Sana Rashid Siddiqui, with a Masters Degree in English, has been working as an Instructional Designer and Training Needs Analyst for more than a decade. She is a British Council certified master trainer and has worked with prestigious elearning and publishing companies to create the most effective learning solutions for different training/teaching delivery media. She firmly believes in free knowledge sharing and is an active volunteer for Times of India’s ‘Teach India’ campaign and Bharat Learn’s curriculum design and implementation. An avid nature and music lover, she gives vent to her innate creative abilities through poetry.

The Instructional Designer’s Guide to Critical Thinking

As Instructional Designers, we have always exhibited critical thinking prowess without realizing how important it is in the larger scheme of things. Now, anybody would assume that this makes us natural critical thinkers, who hold the key to bridging the vast knowledge gap among people round the globe. Right? Well, that’s exactly where we need…

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Is Critical Thinking the Key to Instructional Design (And a Better World)?

Instructional Designing and Critical Thinking? We all know that thinking comes naturally to us – and has a major role in placing us at the highest hierarchical level among the rest of the species. However, the concept of thinking critically is what distinguishes leaders from ordinary thinkers. This realization was actually enforced recently, while I…

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Storytelling in elearning

Storytelling: A Never-Failing Technique

The Power of Stories “Once upon a time, in a faraway land, there lived a king…” “A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…” Most of us grew up listening to stories of faraway lands with knights in shining armor rescuing beautiful princesses from monsters and space stations destroying planets. These stories have…

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