Category Archives: Learning

My Heart Belongs to ADDIE

Practitioners of instructional design draw on aspects of learning theory and design thinking to develop effective instruction. Key to the development is the use of a process to identify and address a knowledge or skills gap or performance problem. While there are … Continue reading

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Friday Freebies!

Wondering what to do this weekend? Well, here’s a few free resources to keep you busy, from children’s literature to music to learning, this list of links should provide plenty of fodder for any weekend mind wonder-wanderings. Literature & Music … Continue reading

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Buller…Alan Buller: Instructional Hit Man

While the official title for my contract work usually lists Instructional Designer, over the last several years, my role has evolved into more of an Instructional Hit Man. As such, I’m often called in to eliminate a particularly sticky or … Continue reading

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Day 3 Doodles from SXSWedu 2018

Sure enough, I started to slow down by the third day of SXSWedu —you’ll notice there are fewer doodles for this day. What Hath We Wrought? Connectedness was supposed to help bring a more participatory culture. Danah Boyd explores some … Continue reading

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Loading my Learning Ledger

I love learning! I didn’t particularly like school or school-ing while I was doing it, mostly because I didn’t really fit the standardized educational system. I usually did exceedingly well in class, but quickly got bored and restless. That meant I … Continue reading

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Methods of Reading Instruction circa 1900

My grandfather, G.M.C. Massey taught in Texas schools from 1900-1919. Here he reminisces about changing philosophies in how to teach that most complex of skills, reading. When I first began in school I was not allowed to try to read … Continue reading

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SXSWedu 2017 doodle-notes (Part 2)

…continuing with last week’s doodle-notes from the Land of A-Ha’s: SXSWedu. Wednesday Tim Ferriss: Secrets of Accelerated Learning and Mastery The Challenge of Curation Next Generation Transmedia Learning Ecosystems How to Make Awesome Educational Videos The Premise & Promise of Hybrid Higher … Continue reading

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