Instructor ROI + Infographic

Instructor ROI + Infographic

One of my passions is instructional technique—call it teaching technique, educational interactions, or pedagogy (or more precisely for my work, andragogy, i.e., adult education). The *way* someone interacts with new information—the ways the information is packaged, explored, and practiced—have a profound influence on learners’ motivation, memory, and understanding. This isn’t simply my belief; empirical research supports my […]

Organic Learning: Finding a sweet spot between one-size-fits-none and DIY learning

Organic Learning: Finding a sweet spot between one-size-fits-none and DIY learning

In 2014, Activision’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare outsold all other video games in the U.S. CoD: Advanced Warfare has state-of-the-art gameplay, voice acting by Kevin Spacey, and award-winning visual effects. The success of CoD and similar commercial game franchises seems to imply that heavy investments in technical embellishments draw customers, and it may even appear […]