6 Things that Instructional Designers Never want to hear

And how to reply in the most loving way possible

By Kristin

Make sure that the logo is on every page.

Great idea! We didn't need that space for anything important.

We need a copyright statement on every slide.

Sure thing... in 6 point font. Got it.

We just want to build an awareness course.

Not a problem! I'm aware of it. Now let's move on.

You can't use contractions in the course. It doesn't sound professional.

I will not use contractions in this course. The robots with whom we are communicating will be thankful.

We want to turn this face-to-face course into an online course. Here's the manual.

Easy peasy! I'll just scan it all and make a PDF. Problem solved.

It looks great! I just have a small change...