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10 techniques for an effective ‘call to action’ Design : The estimated time to read this article is 7 minutes Jeff from Brighton recently wrote to me asking: Occasionally I hear you talk about the importance of having a call to action on the show but you never go into much depth.
By Jared Spool March 8th, 2012 Imagine two designers. One is really imaginative and inventive, but hasn’t spent any time learning how to use any of the prototyping tools available today. tips: Prototyping’s Resurgence – Communicating the Designer’s Intent
Information Graphics :: E-learning & Multimedia Journalism Examples Take Google Maps Indoors Take Google Maps Indoors Lost indoors? Take Google Maps on your Android phone to select airports, malls, and retail stores to get floor layouts and [...]
Layla Revis is vice president of digital influence at Ogilvy PR Worldwide . Her specialties include international affairs, tourism and multicultural marketing. In 2011, Sundance Film Festival created The New Frontier Story Lab, an initiative created to foster the development of a new style of media production.
QR Codes have been around for a while and people are continually coming up with new ways of using them . As you may have see on ChurchMag , one grocery store chain in South Korea has done just that. In an attempt to increase market share without adding new storefronts, Tesco unveiled a virtual storefront in subway stations, using QR codes as a means of shopping. Customers scan the codes using their smartphones, pay online using a credit card, and enjoy having the products shipped directly to their homes by Tesco! The QR Code Church Bookstore
The Contexts We Make I’ve been presenting on this topic for quite a while. It’s officially an obsession. And I’m happy to say there’s actually a lot of attention being paid to context lately, and that is a good thing. But it’s mainly from the perspective of designing for existing contexts in the world, and accommodating or responding appropriately to them.
Why Tablet Publishing Is Poised to Revolutionize Higher Education Trevor Bailey is director of worldwide education at Adobe Systems , and leads the programs and strategies that make Adobe products easily available to education institutions. Today, only 57% of students who attend college in the U.S. actually graduate. The country ranks 12th among 36 developed countries. President Obama’s administration has a stated goal for the U.S.: Take the lead in higher education completion rates by 2020. To accomplish this aim, Obama notes the need to foster critical thinking, champion problem solving and employ innovative knowledge to prepare students for college and careers.
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Blowing Out the Digital Book as We Know It Inkling “There is no future of the digital book — not the way we envision it today,” said Matt MacInnis, the founder and CEO of Inkling , the San Francisco startup that’s re-conceptualizing books for the digital realm. He’s right. Tablets and e-readers are unraveling the publishing industry as it’s existed until now. More than 12 percent of American adults owned an e-reader as of May , according to a Pew study, and 8 percent owned tablets. But the books being read on those devices were conceived originally for print.
Instructional Design Models Models, like myths and metaphors, help us to make sense of our world. Whether derived from whim or from serious research, a model offers its user a means of comprehending an otherwise incomprehensible problem. An instructional design model gives structure and meaning to an I.D. problem, enabling the would-be designer to negotiate her design task with a semblance of conscious understanding. Models help us to visualize the problem, to break it down into discrete, manageable units. The value of a specific model is determined within the context of use.
IDKB - Models/Theories Learning happens when a correct response is demonstrated following the presentation of a specific environmental stimulus Learning can be detected by observing an organism over a period of time Emphasis is on observable and measurable behaviors Uses a "black box" metaphor - the learner is a black box, what happens inside is unknown Emphasis is on relationships between environmental variables and behavior Instruction utilizes consequences and reinforcement of learned behaviors
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