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Random Thoughts on Instructional Design

Educational Theories Explored – An Index of the Most Influential Theories Informing Learning Design

Originally posted on The Learning Renaissance:
Without a coherent and consistent theory to underpin learning, you risk each lesson or learning episode becoming a stand alone and random opportunity. Our friends at…

March 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Vegan Thanksgiving! : Maple Glazed Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Made these last week and they were very tasty. Will make them again for Christmas dinner. Source: Vegan Thanksgiving! : Maple Glazed Spiced Sweet Potatoes

November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

What makes a great leader? A recommended reading list

Originally posted on ideas.ted.com:
“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” This is the mantra of leadership expert Simon Sinek in one of…

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to teach a young introvert

Originally posted on ideas.ted.com:
What should we do with the quiet kids? A conversation with Susan Cain on the future of classroom education. Susan Cain sticks up for…

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

People in our lives….

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

This Site Has Moved

Rose Colored Glasses has moved so that it is co-located with other educational resource that I have developed. The new site is located at http://joannmajor.org/rosecolored This site will remain until … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Has education come full circle?

Education started with the Socratic process then morphed into the standard lectures and in the last decade migrated from “student based learning:  to “active learning”. In this decade higher education … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Interesting spice on the “Spice Rack” of Online Educational Options

Interesting spice on the “Spice Rack” of Online Educational Options Brian Voss, CIO of the University of Maryland provides a nice overview of how MOOCs fit into the “spice rack” … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tips for Increasing Student-Faculty Interaction Outside of Class

Student-faculty interaction outside of class can take many forms: office hours either in-person or on-line, e-mail exchanges, serving as an adviser for a club, volunteer opportunities, and small group gatherings … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

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