EDEN Day 1

Well, I ended up with like half a dozen new blog posts that will not become their own posts by this point. I sometimes see people go to conferences and make individual posts for every session, and kudos to them, that’s just impossible for me it seems despite my best intentions. We Underestimate the Testing…

By JR June 17, 2019 0

Role-Based Design: A Contemporary Perspective for Innovation in Instructional Design

Last week opened a whole can of worms regarding what those who currently work in instructional design might call themselves. I think I have a few blogpost drafts started with half-baked ideas from when many in the ID blog-sphere were arguing for the shift from instructional designer to learning designer. In brief, I’m not really…

By JR June 4, 2019 0

Don’t Tell Me How To CC

Seems to be conference time, and with that comes disjointed Tweets that lose a lot of context. Yes I’m aware that I’m guilty of Tweeting during conference sessions and not always including more context. What came through my feed today was this: Hmmmm…. Downloadable yes, but editable? I suppose you could edit for your own…

By JR May 23, 2019 0

Taking the Inquiry out of Maths

Stephen Downes commented on a couple of articles about instructivist math instruction vs. inquiry based approaches. It was the final comment that caught me a bit by surprise Generally, whenever I hear about math instruction the arguments or reasoning for taking a specific approach is not as clear as what I think Stephen captured in…

By JR May 7, 2019 0

H5P Awesomeness

Laura Killam put together the first example of the new H5P branching content type I’ve seen (aside from what’s shown on H5P.org) and she put it all together in under 3 hours. That includes the video that was created for each of the stages in the scenarios. I gave it a shot, and failed. Branching…

By JR April 25, 2019 0