Category Archives: online learning and teaching

Using Mobile Apps and Social Media for Online Learner Generated Content

Here is a Web-based version of my presentation at the 10th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2014  conference: Using Mobile Apps and Social Media for Online Learner Generated Content http://www.programhouse.com/webpres/phml2014pres.pdf This Web-based Adobe portable document (.pdf) player software presentation describes initial, anecdotal findings about … Continue reading

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On becoming digital learning collaboratives

Unless we possess interdisciplinary knowledge and skills as individuals, we cannot fully address our needs to improve teaching and learning through the strategic use of digital resources. For those of us whose primary professional background is in IT, we may … Continue reading

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#jan25

January 25 is an important day in Egypt’s history. On that date in 1952, when British troops stormed a police station where Egyptian police officers acting as commandos were holed up, a Free Officer Movement led to a revolt that … Continue reading

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Hick’s Law and the role of prior knowledge in choice

Rule-based reasoning plays an important role in interface design as it does in any science based discipline. One of the most commonly invoked rules related to navigation and menu selection is Hick’s Law. As it makes a case for simplicity, … Continue reading

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Social Networking Innovation in an Online E-Business Course

Here is a Web-based version of my ICERI10 conference presentation on the topic: Social Networking Innovation in an Online E-Business Course http://www.programhouse.com/webpres/phiceri2010pres1.htm This Web-based PowerPoint presentation (optimized for the Internet Explorer browser) describes a curriculum innovation that provides an authentic … Continue reading

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What Hubble 3D teaches us about model-based reasoning

Greetings, Near the end of the relatively brief (45 min.) Hubble 3D Imax movie, I sat transfixed with my 3D glasses as I watched a fly-through sequence composed of Hubble images extending at greater resolution into the furthest visualized part … Continue reading

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Authentic Learning Innovation in an Online Music Course

Here is a Web-based version of my EDULEARN10 conference presentation on the topic: Authentic Learning Innovation in an Online Music Course http://www.programhouse.com/webpres/phedulearn10pres1.htm This Web-based PowerPoint presentation (optimized for the Internet Explorer browser) describes the rationale and strategy for an authentic … Continue reading

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Intelligence Revisited – what recent research reveals

As noted in my other blog entries, my research, writing, and consulting work over the past decade has focused on collective human characteristics called “individual differences” and what that means to people in the roles of customers, users, and learners. … Continue reading

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The single vs. many device solution for mobile computing

Here’s my current take on the continuing debate in terms of mobile and/or transportable computing. At least for now, I really need more than one device for a typical range of computing needs. If you need most – if not … Continue reading

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A mental model of the customer, user, and learner experience

Digging Beyond User Preferences (Mental Models) In my research, writing, and consulting work over the past decade, I have focused on a single concept (satisfaction) and what it means to people in the roles of customers, users, and learners. I … Continue reading

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