Transitioning from Teaching to Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

Last week I gave a webinar through UCI on transitioning from teaching to instructional design. I shared my story of moving from teaching to instructional design as well as tips for finding a job. Adapting Resumes from Teaching to Instructional Design.

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Should Instructional Designers “Teach to the Test”?

Bottom-Line Performance

There is a lot of angst these days in the education field about “teaching to the test.” This reviewer said, “We need to go beyond teaching to the test.” We act as if it is shameful if we “only” teach to a test, but why?

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Teaching for Trying Times

Upside Learning

Let me tell you the true story of three companies… The first company is one of a large group of companies. This company competes in a segment that has remarkable potential, making this company significant for the entire group’s profitability. To capitalise on the opportunity, the group has defined a strategic shift for this company, […]. Mobile Learning Long Term Learning Mobility organisational culture Scaffolding

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Ever heard of Machine Teaching?

Coorpacademy

But what if we extended this list to something we call ‘Machine Teaching’ – and then speculate on what it might mean for education? Towards ‘Machine Teaching’ Let’s imagine an algorithm that needs to learn how to identify elephants in pictures. Why Should We Care about Machine Teaching?

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

curriculum design in place that teaches and trains people on the skills they need. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. 3C O N T E N T S Contents Introduction PA G E 4 Five Steps to a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. PA G E 5 1 Create a project. charter. PA G E 7 2 Know your. audience.

How To Teach Guitar Online (Guide)

Thinkific

What does it take to teach guitar online? Whether you’re a professional musician or guitar instructor… The post How To Teach Guitar Online (Guide) appeared first on Thinkific. Can anyone do it?

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Teaching on WordPress

LearnDash

With your audience and objectives defined, hosting in place, theme selected, and possible plugins list – you are ready to begin your WordPress teaching journey.

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TEACHING ONLINE CLASSES: Interactive Polls Help End Sucky Training

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  One of the easiest ways to engage online students is by displaying quizzes and polls. When I start my classes, displaying a poll is a great way to break the ice and get my class started on the right foot.

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Present Business Schools Are Teaching Yesterday’s Expertise! Why?

Your Training Edge

Sarah Murray also says, “ While there is growing consensus that focusing on short-term shareholder value is not only bad for society but also leads to poor business results, much MBA teaching remains shaped by the shareholder primacy model.”.

Creativity in the Workplace, Part 2: How to Teach Creativity

Absorb LMS

The post Creativity in the Workplace, Part 2: How to Teach Creativity appeared first on Absorb LMS. The benefits of creativity are clear: Companies regarded as creative lead competitors and peers in key metrics, like revenue growth and market share.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  I teach online courses by myself in a room full of computers, monitors, and microphones. She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. That’s right: note taking. It’s not just for students, anymore!      Of course we are used to thinking of note-taking as a student activity. And it certainly still is.

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Games do teach

Clark Quinn

So it’s hard to want to quibble, but she put out what I think is a somewhat irresponsible post on games with the provocative title “ Why Games Don’t Teach “ So it’s only fair that I raise my objections, though the comments do a great job also of pointing out the problem. Overall, I think that it’s safe to say that: games can and do teach.

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Teaching programming languages online – challenges and how to address them

WizIQ

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Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

It was sparked by Ruth Clark’s article “ Why Games Don’t Teach. ” So, So looking at the argument, Why Games Don’t Teach, we have several interesting positions: Games Don’t Teach. So, the conclusion from the literature with a preponderance of evidence is that yes, games can teach! So let’s focus on getting instructional designers involved in designing games rather dismissing games saying they don’t teach.

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Should You Take an Online Course Before You Teach One?

LearnDash

But despite its rising popularity, many adults haven’t yet taken an online course—even though they may be interested in teaching one. The post Should You Take an Online Course Before You Teach One? As an online course instructor, what can you learn from taking one?

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TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: Asking Review Questions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Over and over, as we teach our ICCOTP Certified Online Training Professional course on how to teach online , I see students use our techniques correctly—but on the wrong topics. For example, we teach a very specific technique—the overhead question. You'll be able to evaluate whether students are learning (you might need to teach the lesson again!). by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

It was sparked by Ruth Clark’s article “ Why Games Don’t Teach. ” So, So looking at the argument, Why Games Don’t Teach, we have several interesting positions: Games Don’t Teach. So, the conclusion from the literature with a preponderance of evidence is that yes, games can teach! So let’s focus on getting instructional designers involved in designing games rather dismissing games saying they don’t teach.

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TEACHING TIPS: Writing Meaningful Quiz Questions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I was teaching a class for an organization, and one of the learning objectives was: The employee must know all five of our board members. She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. One guideline that textbooks tell us about quiz writing is that the questions have to be seen as meaningful to your learners. Each question should be about something important.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ask them to help you teach the class! Would you like to get up here and teach the class?”  She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. People like to hear themselves talk. I don’t mean that in a bad way. What I mean is, people like to express themselves and feel heard.

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How Kids Teach Themselves

Upside Learning

TED has released this video of Dr. Sugata Mitra in which he talks about his experiments with education for children. He talks about some of the issues with education in developing countries. There are some interesting insights, check it out.

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Everybody’s Got Something To Teach…!!!

Learnnovators

Look at it objectively and it becomes “ everybody has something they can teach me ”. There are close to 7 billion people on Earth living their own lives and experiences with lessons to teach. The post Everybody’s Got Something To Teach…!!! “ Veritas Vos Liberabit! – The truth shall set you free!”. I clearly remember the first time I heard these words. My brother had just joined University and was saying the words written on the University emblem.

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Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

Ruth Clark posted at ASTD an article titled “ Why Games Don’t Teach.” Gee, that “under two hours” point seems like an important limitation of the research, maybe one that should have been mentioned by Clark when claiming that games have no value and “don’t teach.” If Clark is going to make the claim that “games don’t teach,” she needs to address all the research that contradicts her point.

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Reasons to be teaching

Learning with e's

How you learn often reflects how you teach. How you behave while in view of the children teaches them something else. I wish you a very successful new year of learning and teaching. Teaching and Teacher Education 23, 586-601. education pedagogy role model schools teachin

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ask them to help you teach the class! Would you like to get up here and teach the class?”  She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. People like to hear themselves talk. I don’t mean that in a bad way. What I mean is, people like to express themselves and feel heard.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ask them to help you teach the class! Would you like to get up here and teach the class?”  She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. People like to hear themselves talk. I don’t mean that in a bad way. What I mean is, people like to express themselves and feel heard.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  I teach online courses by myself in a room full of computers, monitors, and microphones. She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. That’s right: note taking. It’s not just for students, anymore!      Of course we are used to thinking of note-taking as a student activity. And it certainly still is.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  I teach online courses by myself in a room full of computers, monitors, and microphones. She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. That’s right: note taking. It’s not just for students, anymore!      Of course we are used to thinking of note-taking as a student activity. And it certainly still is.

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Finance Market Simulations Teach You How to Grow Your Wealth

Your Training Edge

It can usher in a wave of innovation in how to teach the most advanced techniques to those who deal with the financial and capital market sectors. According to a CNBC story , Warren Buffet started his first business of selling lemonade when he was just 5-years old.

Teach Online to Decrease Your Carbon Footprint

WizIQ

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Testing Games vs. Teaching Games

Kapp Notes

There is an important difference between games that teach a learner how to do something and games that test what a learner already knows. A testing game, when it teaches, is teaching “accidently.”

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TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: Pros & Cons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I started teaching online a dozen years ago and I owe it all to a case of the flu. I was supposed to teach something to someone but I couldn’t wrap my thoughts around the specifics. Back in my day, the technology available to teach online was limited to short, boring webinars.

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Multisensory Teaching Techniques

Your Training Edge

Currently, most teaching techniques just engage either the vision or auditory system of students- the use of the slideshow & lecture combo is becoming widespread. Multisensory teaching techniques express information that can be received by multiple senses.

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TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: Asking Review Questions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Over and over, as we teach our ICCOTP Certified Online Training Professional course on how to teach online , I see students use our techniques correctly—but on the wrong topics. For example, we teach a very specific technique—the overhead question. You'll be able to evaluate whether students are learning (you might need to teach the lesson again!). by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

Teaching Sign to the hearing

Kineo

Approximately 95% of deaf children are born to hearing parents and there is only a small pool of teachers available to teach sign language. Sign language is one of New Zealand’s three official languages. .

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How to Get Started With Teaching Online? – Interview with Liz Hardy

JoomlaLMS

Have you ever thought about starting teaching online? Don’t know a thing about teaching online? According to statistics one in four students takes at least one online course.

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