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In search of: The greatest instructional designer in North America

In 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton set out on the ship Endurance with a mission to be the first to cross the Antarctic continent on foot. It was an journey that nobody in human history had ever accomplished, and with good reason. 209 more words


Fun for students, encourages research

This article explains how to use some free apps and pictures of scientists, authors, historical figures, etc., and have students script information about them.   The free apps allow the recording of the scripts using their own voice or the voice of their choosing and then animating a still photograph so that it appears to be speaking the words.   50 more words

Emerging Media

Animated Button Effects-ELH Challenge 89

For the challenge 89, we were to create our own animated buttons, which was really fun for me since I really like to try animation in my courses. 188 more words

ELH Challenges

Animation in Stem courses

This research report is available in full online.


The researchers used a quasi-expermental design with three groups.   They tested for various demographic variables within the groups and there were no differences.   165 more words

Emerging Media

Learning from Project: “Post-Mortem”

In 2012, while attending teachers’ college in Jamaica, being a part of a small class of 11 emerging teachers; we were assigned a project on to plan a seminar surrounding Web 2.0 tools and the benefits and impact they have on education as a final course project. 778 more words

Instructional Design

Main topic, animation and learning

Good open access article explaining the research on using animations for instruction with significant results in physiology for the experimental groups.  Study took place at an army medical college and used McGraw Hill medical animations. 29 more words

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Work | Create | Share

During my search for free online courses last month (see my Keep Learning post), I discovered some great resources from an instructional designer and from a writer/artist. 449 more words