23 février 2017

The Myth of Apple's Great Design

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. The Myth of Apple's Great Design
Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, 2017/02/14

As a counter to yesterday's post celebrating Apple, a couple of articles are out today with the opposite view. One of these points to the longstanding issue of Apple's software. More...

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19 février 2017

How do Instructional Designers support and add to teacher knowledge

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. As online learning becomes more known, the quality of the delivered online materials become more essential, as learners can (partly) decide which courses they will follow based on the quality of the course material. One of the challenges is to give teachers and trainers an idea of how instructional designers can help (IDs are schooled in online learning options). Read more...

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18 février 2017

Against The Design Thinking Meeting

By Joshua Kim. The people who speak the language of design thinking are the cool kids.  Not just the people with the awesome glasses and the black clothing.  These are the people who have those awesome jobs with “innovation” or “disruption” on their business cards. Read more...

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30 janvier 2017

Recherche Orientée par la Conception – Design-Based Research. Kesako ?

http://blog.educpros.fr/matthieu-cisel/files/2013/04/cropped-earth.jpgBlog Educpros de Matthieu Cisel. La recherche orientée par la conception (Sanchez & Monod-Ansaldi, 2015), traduction de Design-Based Research (Anderson & Shattuck, 2012) , est une démarche dans laquelle les chercheurs sont impliqués dans les différentes étapes de la conception d’un dispositif, d’un outil, etc. Elle est née d’un double constat. Le premier est celui des conséquences néfastes de la non-prise en compte des résultats de la recherche dans la conception d’un certain nombre de projets. A l’inverse, l’utilité de nombre de travaux inscrits dans les sciences de l’éducation est parfois questionnée par le politique ou le monde industriel. Quelques mots sur la question. Voir l'article...

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26 janvier 2017

Pearson Releases Rights to its Learning Design Principles

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Pearson Releases Rights to its Learning Design Principles
Leo Doran, EdWeek Market Brief, 2017/01/05

The meat of this short report is found in the link to the release of the research and rubrics (102 page PDF) Pearson uses in its learning design projects, all under a CC-by license. More...

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Co-design consultation 2016-17

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Co-design consultation 2016-17
Various authors, JISC, 2017/01/25
Britain's JISC is entering the final stages of selecting it's next big focus. After a process of consultation, the choice is down to two options:

I find it interesting that neither of the final two has anything to do with online learning. More...

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