Dr. Trey Martindale joined our live webcast on EdTechTalk.com to discuss the instructional design consultancy established within the Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) program at the University of Memphis … see http://www.memphis.edu/idt/consulting/ … From the mission statement of the consultancy, the program equips IDT students for successful careers in e-learning, instructional design, and educational technology through practical experience with real clients. Trey is an Associate Professor in the University of Memphis IDT program…. see http://treymartindale.com/about/
Robert Squires joined our live webcast on April 12, 2013 at EdTechTalk.com to discuss his perspective on designing learning opportunities for online students. Robert is the Director of Instructional Design and Technical Support at the University of Montana UMOnline – School of Extended and Lifelong Learning. See … http://umonline.umt.edu/administration/default.php
Dr. Jay Wilson joined our live webcast on EdTechTalk.com to discuss his efforts to facilitate authentic learning opportunities for his students. Dr. Wilson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum Studies in the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan. See Dr. Wilson’s bio at http://www.usask.ca/education/people/wilsonj.htm
This Designers for Learning On Air Event at EdTechTalk.com was held on Monday, March 25, 2013. Dr. Molly Duggan joined our live event to discuss her perspective on designing applied learning opportunities for students studying online. Dr. Duggan is an Assistant Professor of Community College Administration at Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Center for Graduate Studies in Asheville, North Carolina. See Dr. Duggun’s bio at http://asheville.lr.edu/molly-duggan
This Designers for Learning On Air Event on EdTechTalk.com was held on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. Beth Oyarzun joined our live event to discuss her perspectives on applied learning opportunities for instructional designers. Beth has over 16 years of teaching experience and currently supports University of North Carolina Wilmington faculty in their eLearning office. Beth is also in the final stages of completing her PhD in Instructional Design and Technology from Old Dominion University.
In this live webcast recorded at EdTechTalk.com on February 4, 2013, Dr. Kristina Lambright joined us to discuss her research on service learning. Kristina is an Associate Professor at Binghamton University. Her full profile is available at http://www2.binghamton.edu/ccpa/public-administration/faculty/lambright.html
On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, the Designers for Learning project kicked off with our first webcast. Dr. Richard Schwier, professor of Educational Technology and Design at the University of Saskatchewan, joined our first discussion. The chat transcripts and audio recording of the webcast can be found at our online studio space at EdTechTalk.com.
On January 8th, Impact Engine held their Community Demo Day in Chicago. The purpose of the event was to showcase their first cohort of early stage companies, each setting up for-profit businesses to address social and environmental challenges. A question to explore ... What problems / opportunities / needs do these organizations have that could be addressed by the instructional design community?