Wednesday, 14 August 2013 08:00

Learning Domains

Learning DomainsIt is generally accepted that there are three broad learning domains (Pattison & Day, 2006). While no learning happens exclusively in one domain, it is important to know which domain your learning outcome(s) are focused in. This will help you shape your instructional strategies.

Students Speak: Conversations from the Classroom Part 2- TechnologyStudents Speak: Conversations from the Classroom is a podcast series that investigates the experience of post-secondary students in areas such as technology, online learning, and teaching and learning. In this episode we speak with Darcie and Rebecca regarding their experiences with online learning.

Students Speak: Conversations from the Classroom Part 1- Online LearningStudents Speak: Conversations from the Classroom is a podcast series that investigates the experience of post-secondary students in areas such as technology, online learning, and teaching and learning. In this episode we speak with Darcie and Rebecca regarding their experiences with online learning.

Tools and Strategies to Support Blended LearningIn my previous articles Beyond Brick and Mortar Education and Blended Learning: Breaking the Mold, I focused mostly on the theories, principles and models that provide the framework behind more flexible delivery options in education.

Designing Space to Enable Teaching and Learning Excellence (Case Study Summary)In a previous post, I mentioned that many institutions are strategic in using space to enable excellence in teaching and learning. The Educause publication, Learning Spaces (2006), for example, profiles projects at twenty institutions...

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 08:00

Blended Learning: Breaking the Mold

Blended Learning: Breaking the MoldIn our article Beyond a Brick and Mortar Education, we discussed 21st century pedagogy and the importance of extending beyond the context of a classroom in order to meet the needs of today’s learners

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 08:00

Libraries Support Distributed Learning

Libraries Support Distributed LearningAcademic libraries must support students and instructors involved in distributed learning initiatives by providing access to online products and services, as well as be accessible to those studying off-campus. Here’s how libraries go about it.

Google Launches Free Tool To Let You Run Your Own Online CoursesNot enough time to read education articles? What about trying an education podcast? Check out Joe Mazza's blog post on #EdChat Radio and other links to educational podcasts.

Formal and Informal Learning Spaces Part 3: Space, The Final Frontier and a Call to ActionI work in an office where people collaborate, share information, solve problems, and laugh. At times, it can be unpredictable and loud. Though it’s not a typical office, I think our workspace was designed with purpose-to enable teamwork and collaboration.

Thursday, 22 November 2012 08:00

Creating a Culture of "Can" | Edutopia

Google Launches Free Tool To Let You Run Your Own Online CoursesAs an instructional designers one of the most common questions I get from instructors is 'how do I motivate my students so they want to learn, not just get the grade?' The article "Creating a Culture of 'Can,'" by Terry Heick provides some solutions to empowering student learning.