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Why do we need to know the hottest eLearning trends? Why not innovate learning with what we already have?

Ladan Nikravan Senior Editor at MediaTec Publishing, asked the following question in a LinkedIn group that I follow, Chief Learning Officer Magazine. “What Are Today’s Hottest Learning Trends? Every year there’s new learning and development technology in the market, but … Continue reading

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The Parallels of Instructional Design & Ferrari

I recently came across an episode of Ultimate Factories, which showcased the Ferrari Factory in Italy. The Ferrari factory which produces the car that everyone dreams of owning and few ever do, has some striking similar characteristics to the field … Continue reading

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Currently researching technologies that complement our online classes…

I am now involved in an interdepartmental group—Complementing Technologies. The group just started up and we are researching technologies out there that complement what we do in our online courses. I just sent out an email to two of my … Continue reading

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Affording “Social Presence” with GroveShark

A recent article in AECT’s TechTrends (July/August 2010), Using Digital Music to Enhance Student’s Experience in Online Courses by Joanna C. Dunlap and Patrick R. Lowenthal, informed my design of a new fine arts music appreciation course. The article describes … Continue reading

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How do you define interaction?

Within the field of instructional design there is often a discrepancy of when defining “interaction.” On one side of the fence every piece of content no matter how it is designed affords some sort of interaction with the learner. It … Continue reading

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