As instructional designers we are constantly being bombarded with new technologies and new trends. It’s difficult to distinguish which are fads, and which are worthy of our investments of time and resources. The safest, and often most expedient course of action is to continue to focus on the delivery technology we know is NOT a […]
I am working on revamping an old project at home in my spare time and came across some of my old learning theory text books from university the other day. One guy that stood out I remember was a guy called Robert Gagne.
Just recently, as usual, I was researching the latest eLearning trends as part of my continual improvement and looking into what I should start focussing my energies on this next wave and made me think just how far back does eLearning go?
As you all know, I have been working on some animations at work, made me think back when I used to work in broadcast advertising and motion graphics at Channel Nine and Opulent. Back in early 90’s the Head of Communications from Sunrice approached me to collaborate on a commercial project requiring rice to do some, well…unusual […]
It seems sort of amazing that coming up is the anniversary of this blog space. Amazing because that is such a short time … I always honestly feel like I’ve been blogging for a heck of a lot longer. I started publishing with back on 2004 or 2003 in LiveJournal, then I wrote my own […]
Web comics have been a topic of discussion in the e-learning community for a while now. With Scott McCloud providing the art for Google’s message, they really couldn’t go wrong. McCloud has quite literally written the book(s) on creating effective comics. (Of course, you can create your own design comics too, thanks to projects like […]