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

eLearning / Higher Education / Jobs / Marketing / Social Media

How to Market Yourself in the Field of Educational Technology (part 1)

I received a phone call on Saturday morning from Canada.  Had no idea who it was. I ended up speaking at length with a freelance writer about the field of educational technology.  She asked about the type of training that Instructional Designers receive in a masters program and we chatted about graduate schools that have competitive Educational … Continue reading

Blogging / Professional Development / Social Media / Uncategorized

5 Tips for making your ePortfolio get noticed by Employers

Making your ePortfolio can seem like a stressful process, but these five tips will help you put together an ePortfolio that colleagues will respect and you’ll be proud to point employers to!  Let’s begin… 1) Start with a theme that fits your needs A free WordPress.com account is a simple way to get your ePorfolio moving.  Sure, … Continue reading

Classrooms / eLearning / Mobile / Uncategorized / Web 2.0 Tools

“Oh shoot!”… Ah-ha Moments with Technology

In February of 2010, I was sitting in a coffee shop on Anacapa St. in downtown Santa Barbara, trying to put words to why I deserved to be a grad student.  Not just a grad student…an educational technology grad student. The application deadline was mere days away, which added haste to my task.  This is … Continue reading

Browsers / Instructional Design / Uncategorized / Web 2.0 Tools / Web Design Tools

Looking deeper into Web Design with Wirify – a quick tool for WIREFRAMING.

On a similar topic as my post from yesterday, I’ve found another cool free tool you can use to view a webpage differently.  A little more in-depth. Wireframes are blueprints that allow you to see the size, shape and orientation of the elements that make up a page. Often referred to as “skeletal” view, a … Continue reading