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SDR Accessibility Files

Zip files to download. Office Accessibility (Zip) PDF Accessibility (Zip)

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Book Review: The Storytelling Animal

About the Book This book reviews the roles and uses people make of “narratives”, both the positives of using stories to teach cultural morals and negatives of people being deluded by their own stories and nightmares. I became interested in … Continue reading

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ID-2-ID: The More Things Change…

One lesson I have gotten from this is that communication over the phone adds an extra layer of challenge to the relationship. I know I’m still interrupting (I think eastern urbanites tend to jump in quickly so they don’t lose … Continue reading

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ID2ID: Always Good to Review the Basics (Dirksen)

This year I’ve been participating in the Penn State ID-2-ID instructional designer mentoring program with another ID from the University of Nebraska. One of our “assignments” was to read and discuss a book together. The one we chose was Julie … Continue reading

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InsideOut: Strategies for Teaching Writing (Book Review)

ISBN and Chapter Info Kirby, Dawn Latta and David Crovitz (2013) Inside Out, Fourth Edition: Strategies for Teaching Writing. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann ISBN-10: 0325041954 http://www.amazon.com/Inside-Out-Fourth-Strategies-Teaching/dp/0325041954/ The table of contents of the book is as follows: Chapter 1 Finding a Footing … Continue reading

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Clearing the Clouds of Plagiarism 2013

Clearing Plagiarism Clouds SP 2013 – Now with better citation examples.

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Quick and Dirty Accessible Self-Check Quiz with Just CSS and Tabindex

Something instructional designers like to do is build in self-check quizzes into online tutorials. It’s just a quick way to help learners determine if they are “getting” it or not. Unfortunately interactive elements have been notorious for presenting problems to … Continue reading

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Essay Buyer Beware

A few years ago, the Chronicle of Higher Education published a story that would scare the tweed socks off of any professor – the Shadow Scholar who writes custom essays allowing students to graduate with advanced degrees illicitly earned. The … Continue reading

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“But I don’t want deep learning”

An important tenet of constructivism is how important it is to build your own meaning by analyzing, discussing and reviewing data and issues from multiple perspectives. It is the path to the highest enlightenment in any topic. But what do … Continue reading

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TWT for Tue Sep 20

TWT Sep 2011 Sci

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