As open educational resources become more ubiquitous, especially in survey classes, an app I discovered a few years ago from… Read more Microsoft Sway App
Self and Peer Assessments in Blackboard
Take a look at this great presentation covering the purpose of Self and Peer Assessments as well as how the… Read more Self and Peer Assessments in Blackboard
What is Articulate Storyline 2?
This is the first of a series of videos covering how to use Articulate Storyline 2. In this video we cover the basics of Articulate Storyline versus Articulate Studio, who uses the software, the basics of eLearning, and finally a few key tips to keep in mind when designing eLearning that makes it effective. We hope you enjoy the video series.
Communities of Practice
Community of practice (Barab and Duffy, 2000) is a constructivist-based learning theory that advocates the need for authentic learning environments situated… Read more Communities of Practice
Learning context, realistic challenges, and situational consequences
How do you get a realistic learning context in order to design highly effective instruction? A good start.
Microsoft PowerPoint basic tutorials for newbys
Learn how to use the basic features of Microsoft Office PowerPoint. This playlist includes an overview of the UI, adding slides, using transitions, and much more.
Creating electronic forms for collecting information from clients
Learn how to create electronic forms using Microsoft Office Word and Adobe Acrobat Professional. This will come in handy if you are creating and collecting data at a distance. Any user with Adobe Reader will be able to type, save, and edit the forms using the steps outlined in this video.
Visual Literacy: Using whitespace when designing graphics
Whitespace principles can be very important when designing graphics. Linda Lohr (2008) describes key principles to using whitespace when designing… Read more Visual Literacy: Using whitespace when designing graphics
PowerPoint Tip – Create a Torn Edge Effect inside of PowerPoint!
Sometimes, your place of employment may not have the funds for fun software like Snagit by TechSmith. This was the… Read more PowerPoint Tip – Create a Torn Edge Effect inside of PowerPoint!
Gestalt Theory and Integration
Gestalt Theory and integration involve several key principles; Closure, Contiguity, Similarity, Proximity, and Experience. Closure The concept of closure is the… Read more Gestalt Theory and Integration