How to Embed Images, Youtube Videos, and Create Hyperlinks in Prezi (video inside)
Classrooms / Education / Presentations / Training / Web 2.0 Tools / Workshops

How to Embed Images, Youtube Videos, and Create Hyperlinks in Prezi (video inside)

It’s no secret that images and video can increase engagement when added to a presentation.  While a flashy presentation is no substitute for a powerful message, many presentations created in Prezi will benefit from the addition of multimedia and a layer of interactivity.  This short tutorial video shows the basics of inserting images from your … Continue reading

Easy Instructional Design Thinking: The Five Steps of ADDIE at a Glance
Collaboration / Design / Education / Instructional Design / Research

Easy Instructional Design Thinking: The Five Steps of ADDIE at a Glance

The last six weeks I’ve spent in the Silicon Valley have included a great deal of market research, examining which education companies are really innovating and growing.  I’m a bit hesitant to say it, but I’ve spent more time lately reading-up-on and evaluating tools than development processes.   Some amazingly-slick tool, app or platform is … Continue reading

Open Badges: Want to Make Your Own Badges by Hand? Here’s How.
Badges / Higher Education / Open Source

Open Badges: Want to Make Your Own Badges by Hand? Here’s How.

After doing quite a bit of research into Mozilla’s Open Badge Project, I took it upon myself to try to make a badge by hand.  What about using the Issuer API?  Wouldn’t that be simpler?  Well, not really. I’ll be the first to admit that my programming skills are, um…being developed.  And by developed, I … Continue reading

Badges / Design / eLearning / Instructional Design / Marketing / Web Design Tools

The Noun Project – Free Icons for Badges, Web, and other Media!

With all this talk of Mozilla Open Badges, I thought it necessary to share a neat resource I found for free icon images.  The Noun Project is a really great website for obtaining vector (scalable) images for use in all sorts of publications and media, including creating your own badges. Here’s a sneak peak at … Continue reading