Category: 3.1 Creating

Candidates create instructional design products based on learning principles and research-based best practices.

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Second Life Astronomy Lesson

In my Teaching and Learning in Virtual Worlds course we have been challenged to teach a lesson in a virtual world to the rest of the class. Something I have always wanted to do was build learning experiences in Second...

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MIT App Inventor in Education

MIT App Inventor (http://appinventor.mit.edu/) is a cloud-based programming environment that allows you to create apps in a web browser that can be tested on an Android emulator and then uploaded to an Android device. App Inventor’s app building environment uses...

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VR Avatars And Behavorial Changes

I just watched this lecture by Jeremy Bailenson about his research on avatars and how they affect the behavior of the real person they represent. He shows how a partial morph of a person’s appearance with a political candidate such...

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Using Worked Examples In Multimedia Education

Link to presentation. Using worked examples in e-learning can be a powerful method of teaching. A worked example is a step by step demonstration of how to perform a task. Embedded in the presentation above is a short tutorial showing how...

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Organization

Organization is not something I am strong in. So when I started this project to create an organizational graphic, I have to admit I struggled. But in looking at what I have done so far with my Game Physics and...

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Typography

I’m creating graphics for my Game Programming Physics book. I’m using principles of typography to turn important words into graphics that express their own meaning. I write my books for everyone from a smart eight year old to a fifty...

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The Digital Divide at San Leandro High School

The above image is a link to a presentation I created in my EdTech 501 class on The Digital Divide. I have thought for some time now that the idea that students are advanced with technology is a popular myth....

Starting a New Adventure

“All glory comes from daring to begin” –-Eugene F Ware This quote was texted to me by my coach Aubrey Nolan the morning of my Ironman triathlon. I was nervous in the elevator heading down to breakfast when it pinged...