Author: JR

Bailing on Bloom

It’s been so long since I’ve blogged that I thought I couldn’t return without a splashy post. Well, that’s not quite the case, actually. This one has been rolling around in the back of my mind for a little while. If you’ve been around instructional designers, educational developers, a center for teaching and learning, or…

By JR January 25, 2024 Off

156 Ways to Improve Your Instructional Design

The field of instructional design has grown more complex, requiring modern designers to have expertise in various areas, from learning theory to emerging technologies like AI and AR. To help designers keep up, the Learning Guild community compiled an eBook with 156 practical tips and tricks from fellow professionals. The eBook covers strategies for managing…

By JR September 27, 2023 Off

Week in Review | 34-23

Discover my latest audio obsessions on SoundCloud, get insights from AI’s rise and stumble, and explore the art of joyful RSS reading. Dive into tech insights and learning innovations, all in this week’s post! 🎧🤖📚

By JR August 25, 2023 Off

Week in Review | 33-23

It’s time for the weekly review post, and I have a few things to share with you. Some cool music, thought-provoking readings and podcasts to check out, plus I stumbled upon this new tech tool that I think you’ll dig. But first, let’s take a quick peek at some other highlights from the week.

By JR August 18, 2023 Off

Week in Review | 32-23

This week has been pretty cool for me. I’ve been jamming to all sorts of music, and Soundcloud has suggested some great songs. Plus, I’ve been reading up on conversation theory and how it can help with learning. It’s a completely different angle on much of the instructional design research I’ve investigated previously. I’ve also…

By JR August 11, 2023 Off

Week in Review | 30-23

I’m excited to share with you my weekly review, where I get to talk about all the awesome articles, books, podcasts, and music that I’ve been enjoying lately. It’s a great way for us to connect and maybe even discover some new things together. So, let’s jump right in and see what I’ve been seeing…

By JR July 28, 2023 Off

Week in Review | 29-23

Welcome to my latest experiment, a weekly blog post series where I share what I’ve been listening to on Soundcloud, what articles I’ve been reading or am reading, and which podcasts have caught my attention this week. I’m excited to share my latest discoveries with you and hope you’ll find them as interesting and enjoyable…

By JR July 20, 2023 Off

On blocking Gutenberg

Pat Lockley reading my mind this week. I use a few content management systems, and learning management systems. I’ve actively had to use, and train others on, the big four LMSs in higher ed in North American in the past three years (BBL, Canvas, Moodle, and Brightspace). Everytime I engage with these systems I have…

By JR March 4, 2023 Off