Monthly Archives: June 2012

Reflections after Cohort Meeting

The past few days were englightening. I had a chance to meet at length with a variety of very interesting people, including cohorts, faculty and mentors. I feel very much enganged in a new learning opportunity. There is such a … Continue reading

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Rapid Instructional Design Book – Piskurich

Was delighted to see this course book available on Amazon in the Kindle edition. Saves me hauling around a huge book across the country on the airplane!

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Rapid Prototyping v. ADDIE

Rapid Prototyping v. ADDIE Great summary of the shortcuts and risk associated with Rapid Prototyping

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Models of Learning

Old paper written pre-World Wide Web (1995) about technology and learning. Personally I have good experience with a blended learning approach.  The didactic classroom lecture with a really smart presenter has great value.  I also benefit from the collaborative approach … Continue reading

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Blooms Taxonomy

Cognitive learning is reviewed at this site featuring Blooms Taxonomy

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Ontology and Epistemology

The videos posted below may not be the original ones but they will work nicely for this brief journey into the foundations of the philosophy of knowledge and being Ontology: Joel Kimmel states that ontology is the study of being – … Continue reading

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Important Links for Instructional Design Papers

1. IDTf_Bichelmeyer.pdf  The ADDIE Model/Framework 2. Eraut.pdf 3. Molenda-Issues.pdf 4. Warren, Lee, and Najmi.pdf THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY AND THEORY ON INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN SINCE 2000The conclusions presented in the Warren, Lee and Najmi document are the most relevant and current.

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Centralia Video Review

Just like a box of Cracker Jack – you don’t know what the surprise is until you open the box. I had no idea what the video was about when I first launched the YouTube. I only knew it was … Continue reading

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Real World Instructional Design

The destination in the real world is Starbucks – website. I want to see what it takes to get a Starbucks Card. The instructions were pretty clear. The question was posed – what can I do with a Starbucks account? … Continue reading

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Reflection on Instructional Design

Instructional design, according to the article by Bichelymeyer, is ill defined, confusing and in steep competition with other design disciplines. The article did little to add clarity to the process and appeared to be a bit defensive to those in … Continue reading

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