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
New Tool: Canva
I used Canva to create an Infographic about the Foster Care Child. Canva is a fairly robust web tool which allows for users to create visuals and graphics within minutes. There are templates for infographics, cards, banners, social media posts, and many more styles. Here is my short review of Canva.
I am in the process of updating my portfolio of work. This is exciting because it is a large step towards graduating with my Masters of Arts in Information and Learning Technology from the University of Colorado Denver. It is required just as a thesis or a capstone project are for other masters’ level degrees.