Tuesday Links – February 23, 2016
Every other Tuesday, Vision publishes links to the articles that we instructional designers have read and found interesting during the previous two weeks. The opinions expressed in these articles don’t always reflect our own. Rather, we share them because we think they compel conversation, which we’re happy to have with our readers in the comments field below.
Dear Blackboard, I am Confused – e-Literate
by Michael Feldstein – February 22, 2016
Feldstein responds to shifts in expectations for Blackboard Ultra, a new strategy/LMS/theme that has been experiencing multiple setbacks in development. Link: http://mfeldstein.com/dear-blackboard-i-am-confused/
February 22, 2016
Covers recent study which suggests student innovation and academic success do not align.
by John Warner – January 21, 2016
Warner makes a case against the traditional essay assignment.
Americans can study in Germany for free, in English. An increasing number are doing it – The Washington Post
by Rick Noack – February 20, 2016
German policies draw students from around the world to free tuition and classes in English.
by Sandra L. Miller – February 8, 2016
The role of Instructional Designers in education.
by Paul Fain – February 17, 2016
Evolution of higher education away from test-based assessment.
January 5, 2016
Recommendations for e-learning reading.