Constructivism and instructional design: more considerations

In this series of blog posts, I'm considering the implications of instructional design on learning and development for knowledge workers in the modern workplace. Continue […]

Is Constructivism incompatible with Instructional Design?

Before looking in depth at Constructivist Learning Environments (CLEs), we need to investigate the question "Is Constructivism incompatible with Instructional Design?" M. David Merrill reviewed […]

Know-it-Alls Need to Empty Their Cups

                                  Trying to have a conversation with someone who […]

Digital Media – a Constructivist view of principles

Constructivism is part of the Cognitivist 'gene pool,' and as such it is appropriate to look at the impact of digital media on cognition and […]

Do Learning Styles Exist?

When I was 12, my school made me fill out a form purporting to be able to tell me my learning styles. The possible outcomes were […]

What’s in it for Me? Motivating Your Learners

People have talked about the WIIFM (“What’s in it for me?”) factor in educational theory for decades. It’s the idea that is if people know what […]

5 ways to get back to SOLID teaching and learning

After working with tons of schools and teachers around the United States and beyond, I’m noticing a trend. We love our technology — sometimes to […]

Binge Training

If you have gone through few of my previous posts, you must have an idea of how rampage and competitive is the training industry going […]

100-year-old advice to shape our activities and lessons today

It’s amazing how wisely John Dewey could speak to educators today in an age without digital devices and the Internet. In Dewey’s day, individualization and differentiation […]

Should Marketing Review eLearning Courses?

                          Recently, an instructional designer friend of mine asked me, “Should Marketing review […]

Videos in eLearning: A Snack Sized Solution

According to the website fortunelords.com, YouTube is the 3rd most visited website in the world. Additionally, the total number of hours of video watched on […]

The student will become the master! But how? Adapting the Feynman 3-Step Mastery Technique to Online Learning

How often do you feel like you understand something until someone asks you to tell them more about it? When teachers and learners want to […]

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