We Underestimate the Testing Effect

The opening plenary session of EDEN was mostly about assessment. Although they call it the testing effect, a number of the tools the presenter showed included assessment techniques beyond what we would normally assume to be straight up MCQs in perpetuity. (e-)assessment – exam – evaluation – certification The presenter began with the Ebbinghaus’ forgetting…

By JR July 11, 2019 0

EDEN Day 3

I attended a synergies session this morning where quite a few short and sweet presentations were given. There was a bit of conversation and indications from the presenters and audience that a number of the projects overlapped and that they would need to connect following the conference. This post will mostly just be a blast…

By JR July 4, 2019 0

EDEN day 2

Making Connections in Distance Education This morning we had an engaging presentation from Jan Elen (KU Leuven, Center for Instructional Psychology and Technology, Belgium). He told the story of their journey to distance delivery of brand new programs, the context and the challenges. Of course one of the key issues was that this was to…

By JR July 4, 2019 0

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