Tag Archives: instructional design

Course Rubrics: OEI

The first rubric I will look at in this first of a seven-part series looking at course evaluation rubrics is the California Community College’s Online Education Initiative rubric. Who wrote it? This rubric was created by the California Community College … Continue reading

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NWeLearn: Creativity in Instructional Design

These are only my notes and impressions. Non-tangential ramblings are my own. Contents may settle in shipping: Creativity in Instructional Design Shannon Riggs, Director of Ecampus Course Development and Training at Oregon State University Instructional designers wear many hats in … Continue reading

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Pokemon Go and Online Education

So be prepared for the flurry of edublog posts on Pokmon Go claiming that it is the future of education. My wife has been playing for the last week. We were watching Casey Neistat’s vlog and he kept running into … Continue reading

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On Learning Objectives: A Response to Jeff Noonan

Jeff Noonan wrote a great blog posing called “Ten Theses In Support of Teaching and Against Learning Outcomes.”I have called this a “response” but what it is really semi-random notes. This will be one of those postings that folks in … Continue reading

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Time Saving Tips for Teaching Online

I often hear that online learning takes a lot of time for instructors. I have found that it can, but when a course is set up in advance, using the appropriate tools, a lot of time can be saved. There are … Continue reading

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The Art & Technique of Education

I just watched the film “Tim’s Vermeer” which is a fascinating exploration of art and craftsmanship. An inventor and video pioneer, Tim Jenison, sets out to solve the mystery of how Vermeer painted nearly photo-realistic paintings at a time when artists … Continue reading

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Yes, MOOCs Still Matter

I am sometimes forwarded articles from the Comical of Higher Ed and elsewhere that proclaim the death of the MOOC, that they are not ready for primetime, or that they are better for professional development. All of which I find … Continue reading

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Putting the Design into Instructional Design

“To design is much more than simply to assemble, to order, or even to edit: it is to add value and meaning, to illuminate, to simplify, to clarify, to modify, to dignify, to dramatize, to persuade, and perhaps even to … Continue reading

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