A Complex Undertaking

Written by: Greg Kearsley, Ph.D. Being an instructional designer is a complex undertaking.  Generally speaking, I feel that Instructional design programs aren’t as effective as they could be in preparing people for this vocation. While most Instructional Design programs provide good coverage of instructional theory and the process of curriculum design,  some skills areas don’t get addressed, […]

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Instructing with Infographics

Visual representations of information, data or knowledge, often referred to as infographics, have taken off in the past year. If you spend a moderate amount of time consuming online media, you probably stumble onto a few a week. Fast Company even has an “Infographic of the Day” section on its website! Have you thought about […]

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Low-Tech or High-Tech; Games Help Instruction

A recent story from Edutopia’s Tech2Learn Series highlights how technology helps one teacher differentiate instruction. Using a variety of programs, education blogger and teacher Robert Pronovost tailors math instruction to match students’ individual learning styles. And as his data revealed, Pronovost’s students are improving at a much greater rate than students have in the past […]

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