Category Archives: Variety

The ecosystem of engagement in learning

We do not learn in isolation: we inhabit a rich ecosystem of media, all competing for our attention. TV adverts, posters on the sides of buses, radio, new music, films, the xBox, books, emails from friends, Facebook and Twitter, there … Continue reading

Posted in Agile, Community, Conformity, Creative, Curation, Design, Effectiveness, Engagement, Formal Spaces, Informal Spaces, Learning, Learning Design, Learning Technology, Mediocrity, Pace, Stories, Storytelling, Teaching, Training, Variety, xBox | Tagged , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Innovation and replication in learning design. How much of a new thing is good?

E-Learning design is a fine balance between innovating new techniques, methods and technologies and repeating things that have been done before. Too much innovation means that the solution can be unstructured, rambling, late or expensive, whilst too much repetition means … Continue reading

Posted in Difference, E-Learning, Engagement, Graphic Design, Innovation, Instructional Design, Learning Design, Narrative, Variety | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments