3 Tips for Learning Games and Gamification

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Introduction

The eLearning Guild recently released the free e-book, 84 Tips on New Instructional Design for New Instructional Technology so we are going to share some of these tips we learned over the next couple weeks. The first of this series is Twenty-one Tips for Putting Learning Goals and Learners Before Technology.

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5 Tips for Leveraging Instructional Technology for Language Learning

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Introduction

The eLearning Guild recently released the free e-book, 84 Tips on New Instructional Design for New Instructional Technology so we are going to share some of these tips we learned over the next couple weeks. The first of this series is Twenty-one Tips for Putting Learning Goals and Learners Before Technology.

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hackAhack in light: #clmooc

My friend Maha Bali writes so well, and she is prolific. I’ve thought about trying to keep up with her, but I can’t, so …

Still, she just wrote a wonderful post I ____ therefore I am human that challenges me to think about what it means to be human.… Continue reading

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Tip Sheet: Designing Dynamic Discussion Boards

Brought to you by the Academic Services team, check out our Designing Dynamic Discussion Boards Tip Sheet. On the tip sheet, we discuss keys to designing and managing discussions, types of prompts, explain A Taxonomy of Reflection, and provide additional resources.

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Hacking Post: #clmooc

Well, my first Make Cycle for #clmooc (write a how to) took longer than I anticipated, and now I have missed some of the other tasks, but this is one of the best things about MOOCs: only the organizers and facilitators have to stay on task, and even they can slip if they do it right.… Continue reading

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25 Tips for Developing with and Blending Instructional Technologies

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Introduction

The eLearning Guild recently released the free e-book, 84 Tips on New Instructional Design for New Instructional Technology so we are going to share some of these tips we learned over the next couple weeks. The first of this series is Twenty-one Tips for Putting Learning Goals and Learners Before Technology.

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The Fault in our Stars

A Love Triangle

To say I fell in love with The Fault in our Stars would be an understatement — I loved it to the moon and back. First, I loved the actual love story. Hazel and Gus have a chemistry that left me (1) happy they met; and (2) sad that it was so short-lived.…

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How to Study a cMOOC: Part 3 of a list for #CLMOOC

So I’m closely reading Dillenbourg’s 1999 introduction to collaborative learning to see what guidance it may provide for studying cMOOCs such as Rhizo14 and CLMOOC. Dillenbourg’s first point about looking at collaborative learning from different scales strikes me as most helpful, but his second point about defining learning at best provides negative examples: what not to do.… Continue reading

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Problem Solving, Systems Thinking, Hacking: Violence, Education, Jobs

I’ve been working on this article for a week. The way I create articles is to draw from graphics and articles I’ve created in the past, and to point to articles, videos and graphics created by others who communicate an idea more effectively than I do.… Continue reading

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