Tag Archives: IDT

“Seamless Integration” isn’t possible with neon-yellow thread

As I continue my reading in GSU’s Fundamentals of Instructional Design and Technology, there seems to be a theme. As Deborah L. Lowther and Steven M. Ross point out in Chapter 21 of Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and … Continue reading

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A Model for Lasting Tech Integration

My last post dealt with how designers should use instructional technology, specifically performance supports, also known as job aids or just-in-time learning. While I’m a fan of performance supports in most cases (there’s always exceptions), some of the discussion board … Continue reading

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Ed-tech: solving problems or creating problems to solve?

This week J. Michael Spector’s quote, “Tools and technology strongly influence our habits of thinking, and that should be recognized in the world of educational technology” struck me (123). Quite frequently, we think about how technology affects our behaviors: from … Continue reading

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(De)Constructivist applications of technology

In Foundations of Instructional Technology and Design (or Instructional Design and Technology), the reading is deep into learning theories and instructional theories and how each intersect with instructional design and technology (and, naturally, theories of instructional design and technology). Or as … Continue reading

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Learning from Mistakes and Ethics #IDT

For my Foundations of Instructional Design and Technology course, I offered my thoughts on ed-tech cyclical failures and a need for ethical design. Comments to my discussion board post, which is locked away inside a LMS, referred to ed-tech adoption … Continue reading

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