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Addie as a Periodic Table

In a very interesting way instructional designer, Mariana Ridley, created an Addie Periodic Interactive Table. The colorful table provides briefly all factors concerning design, evaluation, analysis, implementation and development about instructional design.

This is only one of many posts, created by Mariana Ridley, who innovation seems to have not limits.

Who Cares About Facilitation Skills

By Instructional Design that Soar: Amazing post about facilitation skills!   This post was written by Guila Muir.  The post begins with a brief story about her invitation to give a lecture after September 11th tragedy, to government officials.  In her post, she began by expressing her feelings on her way to the event.

In detail Guila Muir discusses:

  • The origin of the world facilitation. 
  • Facilitation as a core leadership competencies
  • The Facilitation Power in Today’s World
  • 5 Principles in today’s facilitator

Upside Learning.com

Is a great resource to assist Instructional Designers, with graphics, presentations and interactive videos, while instructing.  Upside Learning latest blog, describes ways for instructional designers to create a timeline.

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Upside Learning.com

Instructional Design Basics: Designing a Timeline

Upside Learning Blog and Website is a great resource for Instructional Designers from students, beginners to experts.

Highly recommended!

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Who Cares About Facilitation Skills

By Instructional Design that Soar: Amazing post about facilitation skills!

  • This post includes the origin of the world facilitation. 
  • Facilitation as a core leadership competencies
  • The Facilitation Power in Today’s World
  • 5 Principles in today’s facilitator

Very interesting post!

http://instructionaldesignthatsoars.wordpress.com/2014/03/08/who-cares-about-facilitation-skills/

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Learning Theories Instruction Course Reflection

Instructional Design and Technology

In this course, Learning Theories Instruction, I found it striking on how complex the learning process can be.  This course has been an eye-opening learning experience that enabled me to gain a better understanding of my own learning process as well as the various major learning theories including behaviorism, cognitivism, constructivism, the social learning theory, connectivism, and adult learning.  I also gained an understanding that motivating learners is an important factor in the learning process.

This course has deepened my understanding of my own learning process.  In week one of this course, I realized that learning is more complex than what I understood and I did not have an understanding of the major learning theories.  I had a basic understanding of how I learned as primarily a visual and hands-on learner.  After reviewing behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism in week one, I understood that I learned from techniques and strategies used…

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The Next-Big-Thing in Online Education…Learning in Real Time

Online Learning Insights

This article examines the potential of synchronous communication in online education by analyzing the newest tools and platforms that facilitate real-time group communication, and the pedagogy associated with implementing synchronous communication tools into asynchronous learning environments.

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Communicating in real-time from a distance has never been easier. There are numerous new platforms and applications (apps) available free-of-charge that are easy-to-use and facilitate seamless communication between geographically distant people with access to a smart phone or laptop. After reading a WSJ article reviewing several smart phone apps that facilitate real-time communication among small groups seamlessly, I realize that the time is coming where synchronous tools will bring online education to the next level. Over the last two years there’s been a flood of free apps and platforms on the market that break down distance barriers and allow people to communicate from their handheld mobile device, tablet or laptop. One example…

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Addie as a Periodic Table

In a very interesting way instructional designer, Mariana Ridley, creates an Addie Periodic Interactive Table. Design, evaluation, analysis, implementation, development are the key interactive tittles to learn about instructional design.

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