YouTube Channels & Videos
Want tutorials, workshops, or vlogs?
On this page you can explore some YouTube channels and playlists recommended by the TPLD team for learning more about Instructional Design or Learning & Development. Videos can provide learning on professional or technical topics, showcase resume or portfolio tips, or provide interview tips and tricks.
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TLDC Cast: https://www.youtube.com/@ThetldcUSA
IDTX with Tom McDowell: https://www.youtube.com/@InstructionalDesignTips
Cara North's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@UnfilteredID
Devlin Peck's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@DevlinPeckYT
Tim Slade's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@elearningacdmy
Luke Hobson's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@DrLukeHobson
Jeff Blackman's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@yourlearningcareer/about
Ashley Chiasson's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@AshleyChiassonTutorials
Belvista Studios: https://www.youtube.com/@BelvistaStudios
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Check out some recent videos we found on YouTube...
Looking for more recent resume tips and tricks for how to craft a strong instructional design resume? Laura Hoyer, a resume and career expert, led the session and shared her favorite tips and tricks. Attendees learned valuable insights and improved their resume game, and you can too! Check it out, along with other videos on L&D trends and techniques, on Eduflow's channel: https://www.youtube.com/@eduflowapp
Highlights from iDTX (a free online event, last held in March, 2023)
Heidi Kirby shares dissertation research on the competencies instructional designers use to lead projects and gives tips on how instructional designers can develop these skills. This presentation on leadership competencies may give teachers a better idea of skills they might need to highlight or develop as they transfer into L&D. Check out this and the other IDTX conference videos at IDTX's channel: https://www.youtube.com/@InstructionalDesignTips
Alison Sollars and Ricky Fisher talk about on building an Instructional Design (ID) community, utilizing your ID community, and giving back to the ID community. This presentation focuses on tips and lived experiences from these three areas and tries to highlight how community can help launch and progress an ID career.. Check out this and the other IDTX conference videos at IDTX's channel: https://www.youtube.com/@InstructionalDesignTips
Highlights from recent TLDC conferences (March and January 2023)
Heidi Ranganathan shares how to translate teachers' many trasnferable skills. In this session, learn how to translate your teacher terminology to be understood in an instructional design environment. Walk away empowered to speak the lingo of your future instructional design career and update your resume accordingly. Watch videos from recent events (Women of L&D in March and Teacher Transition in January) on TLDC's (The Training, Learning, Development Community) channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ThetldcUSA
Kassy LaBorie and Betty Dannewitz candidly share their own journeys to finding their worth, to work according to their own rules, and to believing in the value that they bring to the world around them. This session about imposter syndrome focuses on female experiences but applies across genders and may resonate with many educators! Watch videos from recent events (Women of L&D in March and Teacher Transition in January) on TLDC's (The Training, Learning, Development Community) channel: https://www.youtube.com/@ThetldcUSA
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Some of these resources may link to content creators who offer both free and paid content. Please do not assume that is an endorsement of paid services. As always, TPLD neither encourages nor discourages the purchase of any paid program. We encourage good research and critical thinking. Conduct a self-assessment to figure out what you actually need and know your "why" for any money you spend. Ask people who have gone through the program, read Reddit and other review sources, and compare prices. Most of the time, you can get a comparable program/course/resource for free! Remember, no program, certification, or even accredited graduate degree can guarantee that you get a job, that you get a particular salary, or that you find success within a timeframe--success depends on you, and you can do it for free in many cases if you put in the work and persevere. It may not be easy, but there are many examples of how possible it is!