Design Journal #8

This week proved to have multiple obstacles with time management and utilizing various tools to create my final presentation. This week I utilized Canva, Powtoons, Screencast and iMovie to create my prototype presentation. It required time to video record, screen record, and edit. Learning science was a new term this week that introduces the cognitiveContinue reading “Design Journal #8”

Design Story

Extended explanation Navigating life is difficult, so the thought of navigating life as an adolescent brings additional challenges because experience and logic are not yet developed. The decisions about social circles, hobbies and interests, and future decisions can be daunting.  For students that will be the first in their family to attend college, the decisionContinue reading “Design Story”

Design Journal #7

A design story explores the user as the key subject of many adventures. Through exploration of problems and varying solutions based on thoughts and actions, the instructional designer creates the story. Characters are created and imagination comes into play as the adventure, the journey, the experience of the user is explored. Through storytelling, an IDContinue reading “Design Journal #7”

Design Journal #6

The Internet has existed for 29 years, but for some higher education institutions there remains a hesitation to embrace technology and integrate it with the learner experience (Utecht & Keller, 2019). Leveraging these technologies in meaningful ways to share work, add value to the conversation, and find ways to connect to community, has potential toContinue reading “Design Journal #6”

Design Journal #5

In a post on SHIFT Disruptive ELearning (2015), “When we as commoners think about design, all we think of is superficial things. But design is more than just aesthetics. It involves emotional connect” (Gutierrez, 2015, para. 1). With the number of adults accessing information through a device, specifically a cell phone or smartphone, it isContinue reading “Design Journal #5”

Design Journal #4

This week’s challenge revolved around time commitment to work on developing Adobe Captivate slides with multiple layers and interactive simulations that will engage the learner as they answer questions about what they learned within the first three slides. At first, I tried to use an asset that already had the gamification design created. I downloadedContinue reading “Design Journal #4”

Design Journal #3

In the video Personalization Principle, Richard Mayer, American educational psychologist, talks about using conversational style language. In the video, he explains how changing “the” to “your” makes the instruction more personalized to the learner. This is a great tip when creating instructional design models for learners, especially material with step by step instructions. In aContinue reading “Design Journal #3”

Design Journal #2

This week turned out to be a very active and interactive week for me as I learned how to create a title page in Adobe Captivate, I edited images in Adobe Photoshop, and I used iMovie to piece together various video clips into one video that overviews my weeks of design exploration. According to ClarkContinue reading “Design Journal #2”

Design Journal #1

User experience (UX) design, is a new concept to me and I’m excited to apply what I learn in Instructional Hypermedia (IDET 5303) at TAMUCC to my work and other areas I provide instruction, such as Sunday school for first through third graders. User experience design can be used in all design situations; “however, inContinue reading “Design Journal #1”