The Intersection of Design Thinking and Instructional Design With Kristen Hayden Safdie


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For this session of IDIODC, Kristen Hayden Safide from Motivf joins Brent Schlenker and Chris Van Wingerden for a conversation on applying design thinking into learning and training.

The three go over "empathy mapping" in the live cast allowing for attendees of the cast to participate in a basic map, outlining their thoughts and feelings in regards to specific question asked.

You can check out the IDIODC cast's live empathy map here:

But how to these empathy maps help training departments and businesses? Check it out in the session here!

Looking to join our next conversation live so you can get in on the fun? Looking to ask questions and participate in answering others questions? Get involved in the community! Stay tuned on our Crowdcast channel where we air the live session (nearly) every Wednesday morning at 10 AM ET. Stay for the conversation but leave with the knowledge of how you can improve your training design & development.

Kristen Hayden Safdie is a Learning Technologist Specialist at Motivf, focusing on both internal and external support. She leads internal training initiatives on critical skills, including business development and proposal writing. These initiatives focus on experiential learning, integrating opportunities for development into everyday work.

She supports the development of a tabletop card game for our largest client to teach children how to proactively respond in an emergency situation. She develops and maintains aggressive timelines, managing deliverables and working around unexpected delays.

You can find out more about kristen on her site here at:

Become virtual friends with the IDIODC gang on twitter. Remember you can always stay in the loop by searching through the #IDIODC tag:

Kristen: @KristenLearning

Brent: @BSchlenker

Chris: @Chris_V_W


Brent Schlenker is dominKnow's Community Manager. Chris Van Wingerden is dominKnow's Sr. VP Learning Solutions.

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