Reconsider what's possible. Create impactful learning experiences, based on an understanding of your audience's needs.
Develop the components that drive the success of your learning design: curriculum, assessment, implementation, marketing and community.
Leverage technology to reach your audience in new and unexpected ways. We can facilitate your learning face-to-face, online, synchronously and asynchronously.
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Last week, EdSurge published an article outlining some of the reasons why the EdTech boom hasn't impacted underserved students. The well-researched piece cites some compelling reasons, but it doesn’t paint the full picture. Because let's face it; EdTech doesn't work for underserved kids because it's not designed or even meant for them.
So you want to be more intentional about the experiences you're creating for your learners. That's great! But where do you start? There are six simple questions to ask yourself as you're getting started.
Ever wondered why your students will spend hours immersed in the virtual world of a video game, but have zero attention span when it comes to your lessons? Or why the teachers in your school will show up for happy hour at the local bar but wouldn’t be caught dead in your after-school PD workshops? The answer has at least something to do with Experience Design, and as a learning designer there’s a lot you can borrow from the field to get and keep your learners engaged.
Hi, my name is Melissa Jones and I am no longer an Instructional Designer. Don’t get me wrong; I do the same work that I’ve always done. I just don’t use the words “Instructional Design” to describe that work anymore. And it’s about time more of us educators did the same.