Tag Archives: Instructional design

Games and Simulations in Online Courses

Conrad and Donaldson (2011) stated “by involving cyber students in activities that utilize games and simulations, real-life skills can be enhanced, and learning can be made fun” (p. 101). The 2013 NMC Horizon Report for Higher Education predicted that simulations … Continue reading

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How People Learn: (2) What Factors Influence Learning?

This is the second part of a series on how people learn through the lenses of the various learning theoris. The first part was on How Does Learning Occur. This post explains the factors that influence learning, again through the lenses of the learning theories “Behaviorist, Cognitive, … Continue reading

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How people learn: An instructional designer perspective

The instructional deign field is growing and expanding, and there is more demand for well-trained instructional designers. As technology is advancing rapidly, many training modules and courses are now offered online and trainers are relaying on the use of computers … Continue reading

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