The gift and the burden of continuous learning

This is how life works: You do twelve years of schooling (not including the less rigorous pre-schooling days), then you do another 3-6 years at […]

Instructional design: what it is, what's wrong with it, how to do it right

“What is Instructional Design?” It’s exactly what the name describes; the process of designing instruction. Every class you’ve taken, every sign with a stick-lady or […]

Building Your Professional Portfolio & Online Presence

If you met someone who was hiring for your dream job, where would you send them to show them what you know and the types […]

Five Myths of Micro-Credentialing

“Wow, you have so many digital badges,” a colleague remarked a few years ago. This came after another colleague challenged me. “You know a lot. […]

Can Storytime in the Laundromat Improve Early-Childhood Literacy?

Can Storytime in the Laundromat Improve Early-Childhood Literacy? — from PBS News Hour, edweek.org, youtube.com Description: How about reading a book in between the wash […]

The Growing Profile of Non-Degree Credentials: Diving Deeper into ‘Education Credentials Come of Age’ [Gallagher]

The Growing Profile of Non-Degree Credentials: Diving Deeper into ‘Education Credentials Come of Age’ — from evolllution.com by Sean Gallagher Higher education is entering a […]

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | April 12, 2019

 “If you are deliberately trying to create a future that feels safe, you will willfully ignore the future that is likely.” – Seth Godin The […]

Cathedral Thinking – Designing for the Next Century [Goel]

Cathedral Thinking – Designing for the Next Century — from tarunagoel.blogspot.com by Taruna Goel Excerpts: Cathedral thinking involves taking a leap and imagining the bigger […]

Instructional Strategies and Technologies for Online Learner Engagment

How can online instructors engage their students? Active learning engages the learner directly in the learning process through instructional activities with differing degrees of interaction, […]

AI can speed up your learning, but will it save you time?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is as scary as it sounds. Yes, it 100% means that robots are eventually going to rise up against us, and give […]

Educators (plus many others): You will benefit greatly from building your PLN on Twitter! [Christian]

From DSC: I ran into the posting below on my Twitter feed. I especially want to share it with all of those students out there […]

Reflections on “Five Principles for Thinking Like a Futurist” [Gorbis]

Five Principles for Thinking Like a Futurist — from er.educause.edu by Marina Gorbis Excerpt: In 2018 we celebrated the fifty-year anniversary of the founding of […]

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