We highly recommend this article because we firmly believe that educational designers can gain the expertise to avoid the paradox of choice and the paralysis that comes with it and to coach learners into being expert learners. In this article from DTour Professional Learning, you will learn about why and how to provide meaningful choices for learners. As you read, you should be able to identify the 6 common pitfalls of designing learner choice and how to avoid them.

In this article "The Pitfalls of Designing Choice," look for the 6 most common mistakes in designing choices. Are there any of these that resonate with you more than the others? Perhaps you have experienced it yourself either as a learner or as an instructional designer. Try to prioritize one or two of the common pitfalls to improve in your own instructional design?