My Shopping Bag of Content: From an eLearning Perspective

My Shopping Bag of Content: From an eLearning Perspective

Recently, I was reading a blog post by Christopher Pappas, an eLearning expert who addressed the common mistakes we see in online course development. The ones that really jumped out to me were aimed at how instructors transition from live classes to virtual spaces. As I was reading, I reflected on the many subject matter experts (SME) I have...
The Patchwork Classroom

The Patchwork Classroom

By Christine Ditzler I have two passions — one is instructional design and the other is quilting. The two seem unrelated, but they are actually similar in so many ways. Instructional design and quilt crafting both require careful consideration and interconnectivity, or the results are flat and uninspiring.  Let me explain: When I begin...
The NMC Announces the 2015 Center of Excellence Awards

The NMC Announces the 2015 Center of Excellence Awards

The NMC has awarded the 2015 Center of Excellence awards to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), two institutions that have demonstrated excellence and outstanding achievement in the application of technology to teaching, learning, or creative inquiry. This award is the highest honor bestowed by...