Random Thoughts on Instructional Design
The Coming Perfect Storm in Education (.mov file) (via Smartmobs)…the presentation itself is not that involved, but the image of the formation of a perfect storm in education is excellent. The combination of open source technology, open education (open courseware), changing relationships between experts and end-users (i.e. user-created content, two-way flow of information), changing context and characteristics of knowledge (speed of development, complexity, rise of the individual, representation in various media formats, etc.), and socially-based technologies are placing tremendous pressure on education.