Communication today – three ways we communicate

The world is smaller today than it ever has been.  A phone call, video chat, email, or text message can put you in contact with someone across the globe in seconds.   With our global reach being as far as it is, are we effective?  What criteria would we use to define our effectiveness? Imagine you … Continue reading Communication today – three ways we communicate

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How our Brains get fed! Multimodal overview with consideration for information processing.

When designing course content, it is important to consider how the brain itself takes in information.  Understanding how information is presented to the brain helps us to create effective learning events. We receive external information through sight, sound, or touch.  This information is received and held in Sensory Registers (Ormrod, Schunk & Gredler, pg. 49. … Continue reading How our Brains get fed! Multimodal overview with consideration for information processing.

Instructional Design – Handy Websites

The first step in finding information about Instructional Design usually is a google search.  Having spent many hours at the “University of Google” myself Here are a few sites I have found myself returning to most often (this is by no means a comprehensive list, but for now I'm adhering to the “rule of three”): … Continue reading Instructional Design – Handy Websites