Instructional design History Origins During World War II, a considerable amount of training materials for the military were developed based on the principles of instruction, learning, and human behavior. Tests for assessing a learner’s abilities were used to screen candidates for the training programs. 5 Big EdTech Trends Worth Knowing About The EDTech industry is yet in its infancy and is expected to grow cumulatively at the rate of 23 percent in the next five years. It is anticipated to be a $255 billion global business in the next 5 years (by 2017) as per GSV Advisors. E-learning is undoubtedly the future of the education industry.
ArcGIS Help 10.2 - Welcome to the ArcGIS Help Library Welcome to the help library for the ArcGIS system for GIS practitioners, developers and administrators. This help system focuses primarily on using ArcGIS on the desktop and server environments and how GIS professionals can extend this onto online, web, and mobile devices. If you're new to ArcGIS, you can start learning about the system now by reading the topics in Getting Started. The ArcGIS Resource Center The ArcGIS Resource Center is an essential aspect for using the complete ArcGIS system. It provides access to key user communities, online Help libraries, videos, blogs, forums, samples, support information, templates to help you apply ArcGIS, and much more.
Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR) 2016 Learning Analytics Summer Institute University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan June 27-29, 2016 Visit the full LASI website Instructional Design Central What is Instructional Design? What is instructional design? In short, instructional design is the systematic process by which instructional materials are designed, developed, and delivered. The terms instructional design, instructional technology, educational technology, curriculum design, and instructional systems design (ISD), are often used interchangeably. Below are a few instructional design definitions from various resources on instructional design, instructional technology, educational technology, curriculum design, and instructional systems design: Eight problems with Common Core Standards Correction: The original post said incorrectly that the Common Core was written with no public dialogue or feedback from experienced educators. The post now says there was insufficient public dialogue and feedback from experienced educators. This was written by Marion Brady, veteran teacher, administrator, curriculum designer and author.
Instructional Design Models and Theories - eLearning Industry Our journey starts from the beginning of the 20th century, and includes, inter alia, the famous Pavlovian Conditioning and Skinner’s Operant Conditional Theory, continues through the mid 50s and the first time computers were used in learning environments, the influential Problem-Based Learning inspired by Howard Barrows in the 60s, David Merrill’s Component Display Theory, the Cognitive Flexibility Theory in the late 1980s that aims to develop the learner’s ability to comprehend multidimensional situations, the introduction of multimedia and CD-ROMs in educational environments in the 90s, to the development of WebQuest in 1995, and the launch of the Authentic Learning Model in the late 2000s by Marilyn Lombardi. Join us at the Instructional Design History Journey - A New Instructional Design Model Will Be Added Every Week! Instructional Design Models and Theories History*
Common Core Curriculum & Assessments The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is engaging teachers, administrators, and education experts across the State and nation in the creation of curriculum resources, instructional materials, professional development materials, samples of test questions, test specifications, and other test-related materials that will help with the transition to the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS). United States Map Showing States that Adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)(New York State Adopted the CCSS on July 19, 2010) In order to assist schools and districts with the implementation of the Common Core, NYSED has provided curricular modules and units in P-12 ELA and math that can be adopted or adapted for local purposes. Full years of curricular materials are currently availableon EngageNY, for grades Kindergarten through 9th grade in Mathematicsand Kindergarten through 8th grade in English Language Arts (ELA).