Instructional Design — Degree or Not?

This has been one of those weeks that make me wish for more days so I can get some rest! A recently published e-learning blog raised the question about Instructional Design — does a designer need a  Degree or not? If materials from college courses do not transfer to work place practices, the author asks, is […]

Instructional Design –and— Quality Assurance

In order to operationalize (put a handle on) and measure quality assurance, we must first define “quality”. The Merriam Webster online dictionary defines quality three ways: 1) how good or bad something is 2) a characteristic or feature that someone or something has : something that can be noticed as a part of a person or […]

Excellent Academic Writing Resource Book

Becoming an Academic Writer Patricia Goodson’s new book (2013), “Becoming an Academic Write:  50 exercises for paced, productive, and powerful writing” is a great writing resource for anyone who writes for a living. Built on principles of powerful writing—Patricia structured the POWER (Promoting Outstanding Writing for Excellence in Research) model around research-based understandings for productive […]