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What constitutes innovation? New thinking and ACTIONS.

In reading Dron (2014) and Goldman et al. (2012), I contemplated what constitutes innovation in the context of a distance education setting. As a K-12 educator, I consistently found that the challenges of change and innovation in distance education have… Continue Reading →

Amplifying All Student Voices and Inclusivity in Digital Learning Communities: Part B

Assignment 1: Part B Lisa Gedak and Leigh McCarthy Designing and fostering inclusive online learning environments led us to propose the free, web-based platform Flipgrid in our blog post entitled Amplifying All Student Voices and Inclusivity in Digital Learning Communities… Continue Reading →

Amplifying All Student Voices and Inclusivity in Digital Learning Communities: Part A

Authors: Lisa Gedak & Leigh McCarthy Designing and fostering inclusive online learning environments where all students feel supported to learn, contribute, and participate is essential and increasingly complex. There are various barriers to student participation, based on a range of… Continue Reading →

A Necessary Intersection of Instructional Design and Designing Instruction

  A Necessary Intersection of Instructional Design and Designing Instruction Instructional design (ID) is increasingly important and sophisticated with the prevalence of digital learning environments of the 21st century. The attention paid to understanding the needs and characteristics of the… Continue Reading →

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