Design Document, Revised

Instructor Feedback We received feedback from our instructor during the April 10th class meeting. He said our design document should address the pedagogy. Additionally, he recommended we add topics on website or content bias, as well as copyright and legal issues....

ID Course Project

The course we are developing is titled “Introduction to Teaching Online.” The objective of this project is to develop an Introduction to Online Teaching course for undergraduates studying to become teachers, also known as pre service teachers. As a semester...

Digital Natives and New-Age ID

While reading the Sims & Koszalka chapter this weekend, I encountered a very familiar term-digital native-and was excited to continue reading on how this term is related to instructional design and developing competencies for the “new-age” designer.  My interest in...

User-Centered Design

Our instructional design project is very exciting and is developing nicely.  We each have an interest in online learning and this project coordinates perfectly with our current developing research on online faculty satisfaction and technology adoption.  My personal vision is...

Mentoring and Scaffolding

After reading multiple articles and chapters the past few weeks and contemplating what I would prefer in a PhD program, I wanted to share a few of ideas I thought were important to consider.  I prefer a hybrid program compared...

Inquiry-based Learning and REALs

Inquiry-based learning Defined: the creation of a classroom where students are engaged in open-ended student-centered hands-on activity (Colburn) Dewey based on the idea that science learning should be authentic to sciene Learners generate questions in this learning theory. The way scientists do research. Inquiry-based Vs....

Social-constructivism and Connectivism

Social-constructivism Learners construct their learning. Social interaction is vital.  The principles of social-constructivism include: active, social, and a need for motivation.  The work of Dewey paved the way for the acceptance of Vgotsky’s work.  The terminology of constructivism versus constructionism is...

Generative, Situated, and Problem-based Learning

Week 5 presentations were given on Generative, Situated, and Problem-based Learning. Generative Learning Wittrock is a founder of this learning approach.  The style divides paradigm shift and is considered a “cousin” of constructivism.  Generative learning is also related to behaviorism, connectivism, scheme,...

Discovery Learning, Authentic Learning, and Kemp

Discovery learning Dewey-knowing and doing are coupled, learning happens by doing the activity Vygotdky-play is the world a child enters the world they want to inhabit.  When they succeed, it is fun Papert-logo, development of children Bruner-Harvard psychologist 1950s, discovery learning Annie asked who our...

Problem-based learning

I chose problem-based learning to present to the class this semester in Advanced Instructional Design.  I have been reading and researching and sorting through the information overload I find myself in with each project. Identifying key terms is one way...