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Week 3 Activity 3

Paranormal State Video Anyone can claim that something they have experienced is the truth.  There is no way to prove paranormal activity.  There are levels and measures that are used, but even then, what is "proof" in these scenarios?  I would...

Week 2 Part 2 Activity 4

Information R/Evolution videoThe analysis process sets a strong foundation for the design process to build upon.  Some of the types of analysis flow back and forth between analysis and design. Goals and objectives are an example of this.  The goals...

Week 2 Activity 4

The Machine is Us/ing Ushttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=6gmP4nk0EOEThis video energized me and it was effective.  Web 2.0 is a major area of interest for me for further research and I watched this video 3 times.  Many topics are flashed on the screen that...

Week 2 Activity 3

Blog Reflection on AnalysisI turned in the analysis assignment and feel comfortable with the progression of my first project.  It took me longer than I thought it would to develop the goals and objectives of the Unit.  Using the best...

Ontology/Epistemology

OntologyThe way we live and exist in our world is shaped by events in our past; something from our past (good or bad) influences our thoughts and actions. EpistemologySearching, studying, yearning for understanding how something “is” or why it “is”---philosophy....

Week 1 (Part 2) Activity 3

As I was reading the models of learning article by Leidner, I attempted to recall a situation in which each type of learning style was used, as a student or a teacher.  To determine my personal learning style, I thought...

Week 1 Activity 6

The video "Footage from the real Silent Hill" Centralia, PA is a short documentary that teaches the viewer about an abandoned town.  This form of instructional design uses video, interview, text and photographs to inform the learner.  You Tube has...

Week 1 Activity 5

1.  Healthy eating choices at SafewaySafeway has a program called “Simple Nutrition” that is designed to help their shoppers locate food items based on their nutritional needs. Goals:  Safeway works with dietitians to label foods in their store that are gluten...

Week 1 Activity 4

When registering for this semester, I knew that instructional design was an area where I had little to no experience.  Thankfully, the first chapter of our textbook was a great starting point of defining instructional design.  Piskurich (2006) explains that...