What’s On Our Minds Lately: The Instructional Design Team

by Sandy Gambill, CTTL Instructional Designer

Vine
Link: http://vine.co/

If you have an iPhone or iPad, you must download an video app called Vine, but be warned, it’s addictive. Vine, which was recently purchased by Twitter, lets you record and share 6-second video clips. You can pause in recording simply by touching your screen. What can you say in 6 seconds? More than you would expect. Vine Peek is a direct feed of Vine videos from around the world. Some are ridiculous, some are profane, some are profound. They all illustrate a shared human experience.

Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States
Link: http://sloanconsortium.org/publications/survey/changing_course_2012

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the annual survey on online learning conducted by the Sloan Consortium.  Why should you care? 32% of undergrads now take at least one online course.

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
Link: http://jitp.commons.gc.cuny.edu/

Although they’ve only published two issues so far, this beautiful online journal has an all-star editorial advisory board and is well worth keeping an eye on.

 

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