Monthly Archives: March 2008

Behold the “Punch” Meeting

Instructional designer Stevie Rocco invented a great term for the perfect meeting – the short (but frequent) “punch meeting”. I try to squeeze these in to most projects (like Blended Learning Courses). It should be noted that the initial meetings … Continue reading

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Squeezing in Blogging

Another blog how-to article from the New York Times caught my eye, and I thought I would follow its advice and post to my blog. like this article because it addresses a complaint I hear from my busy colleagues – … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts

We’re selecting books to recommend for the upcoming TLT Symposium, and we thought we would blog about some of them. One of our likely selections will be Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for the Classroom by Will … Continue reading

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Does Course Content Matter for Instructional Design?

I used to be involved in a project which created Flash animations and graphics for different courses. One question I was asked was how applicable it was across disciplines. For instance, do I really expect a philosophy instructor be interested … Continue reading

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Pixel Stick, my new BFF

One of the niftier freeware Mac apps I’ve downloaded is “Pixel Stick” which as the Web site describes PixelStick is a tool for measuring distances and angles on the screen. Excellent for designers or anyone who wants to measure a … Continue reading

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