Success Stories - Instructional Design
Complex Topics Made Easier by Effective Instructional Design
Azimuth worked with Pearson/Prentice Hall to design a new series of 30 books and 12 CD-ROMs that prepared college students for the MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) certification and that also could be used in colleges and universities for networking, network administration, and operating system courses. Many of the competing texts in this field were exceptionally long, difficult to read, and visually uninteresting. Azimuth designed a new pedagogy and instructional design to overcome these problems and developed a highly differentiated “skills-based” approach to the subject. This resulted in books that were easier to read and far easier for students to remember the content. Azimuth handled all aspects of designing, writing, editing, and producing the books and interactive CDs.
Build Interactive Summaries of Books
Azimuth worked with Pearson/Prentice Hall to design summary text and illustrations which readers could use to review much longer text chapters. Using just 25% of the words inthe original text, the resulting “bullet-text” was able to effectively summarize the chapters’ contents, and prepare students for examinations. Delivered on CDs and online, with interactive testing.