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 creating course content, it is important to consider how the brain takes in information.  Understanding how information is processed when 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. … 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 (or anything for that matter) is usually a Google search.  Over the years I have found, bookmarked, forgotten, re-found, re-bookmarked so many useful resources that have helped me in my career. Here are a few sites I find myself returning to most often (this is by … Continue reading Instructional Design – Handy Websites