16 05, 2018

eLearning 101

By | 2018-06-11T16:29:54+00:00 May 16th, 2018|collaborative learning, digital content, education, education technology, Instructional Design, Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you are new to the eLearning creation world, there are some basics you need to know in order to get your bearings. The field of eLearning is composed of many theories, skills, and technologies that combined produce an online course. We will focus on the basics of eLearning creation, or online learning. Instructional Design Instructional design is the systematic process for developing content that is instructionally sound and engaging for the learner. It involves multiple steps, including: Analyzing the audience Creating learning objectives Designing material Developing material to be online Evaluation Implementing improvements Interactions The use of interactions in an eLearning course transforms the experience for the learner. Interactions can be defined as any instance where the design of your course is triggering the learner to engage with the material by clicking or hovering their mouse or finger (if on a touch screen). Instead of passively watching the content, the learner can drag and drop material, click on content to reveal more information, or trigger the lesson to show new animations or progress to the [...]

27 07, 2015

What Do Cirque Du Soleil and Michael Jackson Got to Do With It?

By | 2018-06-18T20:04:55+00:00 July 27th, 2015|education technology, Twenty First Century Learning|0 Comments

Much can be learned from the use of technology in Cirque Du Soleil to enhance teaching and learning in American classrooms.