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Conducting a little career path research…

My department might be pursuing a reclassification and I was asked to do a little research to see if I could find out if there was information out there regarding various levels of an instructional designer. Two years ago, I … 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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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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