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Content without design is just stuff!

What an amazing reminder from Joe Pulizzi of Content Marketing Institute that content without strategy is just stuff! Here today I would like to posit that this is the same is the same for instructional design. Content without design is … Continue reading

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Darth Vader vs. Two Face: A LRNchat discussion of Emotional Intelligence…

Enjoyed LRNchat last night I am still chewing on the article and heated discussions that we had there involving Emotional Intelligence (EQ) described in a Jan. 2nd 2014 article by Adam Grant found on The Atlantic.   The Dark Side … Continue reading

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Guiding principles to help us be more intentional about our course designs…

I found Tom Kuhlmann guiding principles inspiring today in an attempt to get all of us designers intentional about our course designs. Sounds like a no brainier… would we not be intentional? Here is what he shared: Even if the … 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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Designers should envision the unexpressed and unrealized…

This post discusses a recent article in TechTrends, by Jason McDonald—The Creative Spirit of Design. The article discusses three characteristics instructional designers, like myself, may exemplify, i.e., imagination, creation-oriented, and inter-disciplinary action. This post specifically deals with the first characteristic … Continue reading

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Designers should have a “chess game” design perspective in mind…

This post discusses a recent article in TechTrends, by Jason McDonald—The Creative Spirit of Design. The article discusses three characteristics instructional designers, like myself, may exemplify, i.e., imagination, creation-oriented, and inter-disciplinary action. These will be tentatively discussed in subsequent posts … Continue reading

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Getting and/or Redesigning Content

The following are some notes that I will use for a presentation that I am giving to my department about how, I as a designer, get or redesign content that I receive from instructors for their online courses. Each heading … Continue reading

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