A Reflection on Virtual Identity

This month I am both a participant and a co-facilitator for a professional development series called DigPINS. The first week of this series, we covered Identity within the realm of virtual as residents and visitors, personal and institutional. I'm participating to get to know others and experience the DigPINS. I'm considering it as a programming … Continue reading A Reflection on Virtual Identity

Video Creation Tools and Advice

Recently, I had two colleagues email for ideas on how to assign their students video creation tools. They needed it to be a group collaboration for an advertisement for pharmaceutical drugs. So, I went to work. In my search, I came across many tools (i.e Animoto https://animoto.com/ ) that seemed promising, but either cost money … Continue reading Video Creation Tools and Advice

Instructional Design Theory in Nursing Education – Part 1

Using theory to guide any course design is central to my team’s practice and my design practices. Theory is important due to my environment and what I find to be best practices. Without using theory to guide my design decisions and suggestions, I would be designing blindly, which leads to heavy courses with minimal organization … Continue reading Instructional Design Theory in Nursing Education – Part 1

Tools: What I Use Weekly

For Instructional Designers and eLearning Developers, there is not limit to the number of tools we come across on a weekly basis. Many tools have wonderful functions and purposes, yet I only have a few I stick with. Here are three I use weekly. Google Docs Of course! I use Google Docs all the time! I … Continue reading Tools: What I Use Weekly

Response to Basic E-Learning Workflow and Design Process by Nicole Legault

Last week, I was browsing my weekly newsletters when I came across this article titled “Basic E-Learning Workflow And Design Process” by Nicole Legault on E-Learning Heroes. Much of the article is spot on and a great read for someone getting started with e-learning. There are two things I believe are truly missing from this … Continue reading Response to Basic E-Learning Workflow and Design Process by Nicole Legault