Let’s Make Open Educational Resources Sexy
Collaboration / Commons / Education / Open Educational Resources / Social Media

Let’s Make Open Educational Resources Sexy

No Surprise The world is getting younger, in terms of young people that make up our 6.9 billion-person population.  I’ve seen figures estimating that nearly 1/3 of the world’s population is under the age of 15.  The number of youth who will be entering college or skills-training courses, and inherently producing the very content that … Continue reading

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