Tag Archives: eLearning

Designing Discomfort Into “Free” Games…

Airports purportedly design the baggage claim areas to be uncomfortable in order to minimize crowds. What are other examples where designers deliberately create an unhappy user experience? Check out Quora to see what others have been sharing. See, What are … Continue reading

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What are some ways to cut corners, save time, and be more efficient at developeing eLearning?

Be sure that you check out Google’s UX designer, Michael Margolis, tips on productive design (see Google Ventures On 8 Shortcuts For Better, Faster Design Research). Do these apply to eLearning or instructional design? Of course they do 🙂 Start … Continue reading

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A Lesson Plan for eLearning

I came across Harold Jarche‘s blog today where he discussed, a brief history education delivered via The Internet, see Learning is Connecting.  Check it out. Thanks @hjarche for sharing @AnnaMuoio‘s 2000 @FastCompany article @Cisco‘s Quick Study: A #LessonPlan for #eLearning … Continue reading

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Our learners are social: Television has talked to us for decades, but it never listened!

I have enjoyed this month’s issue of Wired, especially an article from senior writer, Mat Honan. I couldn’t find his article on the web, otherwise I would have just linked to it. I heard from him on Twitter today that … Continue reading

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Our eLearners desire something human. The best designs let something human look back at them.

I have enjoyed this month’s issue of Wired, especially an article from senior writer, Mat Honan. I couldn’t find his article on the web, otherwise I would have just linked to it. I will have some sequential blog posts over … Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese Sandwiches by Parachute? eLearning by Parachute? How are you bringing your learning to your students?

I don’t know if you have heard about the “float down eatery” in Melbourne which brings you your lunch in the most delightful way? Doesn’t grilled cheese sandwich tethered to a parachute and delivered right you sound ingenious? I wish … Continue reading

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Online students stuck with a Buddhism MOOC because they truly wanted to learn…

I came across an article from Slate today, The Death of MOOCs Has Been Greatly Exaggerated by Robert Wright. He wanted to share that his MOOC, titled Buddhism and Modern Psychology, is wrapping up successfully on Coursera. He then shared … Continue reading

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