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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
“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
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 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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