Jackal – An Unsung Hero – Retro Safari

imgres-1I’ve been meaning to contribute to the Retro Safari series for a long time. Last night I finally made it happen.  Continue reading

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Instructional Design: Creating a Video Live Chat with Google

imgres  I love including lots of videos in my coursework. From found content  to YouTube, to a narrated lecture adding video can start to bridge the gap from a passive learning to experience to a more active one (Video is still passive in nature but it’s much easier to focus on than a wall of printed text. However, the challenge is making those videos more interactive. I also have found that when moving form one piece of content to another there can be an informational doorway which students enter and forget everything from the video. Recently I’ve been faced with this challenge and came up with some interesting workarounds. Continue reading