Learning Design Challenge #16: Planning A Gamification Project

Learning Design Challenge #16: Planning A Gamification Project
Description Gamification projects are often an interesting mix of pedagogy, instructional design, game design, and development methodology. Our traditional design experience is expanded to address development methodologies as well. This layering of perspectives and interests can either enrich the environment or make it unnecessarily complex. We also tend to end up either with great games and ...

Learning Design Challenge #15: Road Trip in a Car

Learning Design Challenge #15: Road Trip in a Car
Description Today, I’d like for us to design something that is both fun and familiar, so let’s talk about a trip in the car with other people. That’s right, I’m talking about the proverbial road trip. A phenomenon enabled by the invention (and continued evolution) of the automobile and fueled, at least in the U.S., ...

Learning Design Challenge #13: A Reading Assignment

Learning Design Challenge #13: A Reading Assignment
Description Here is another, more traditional Learning Environment Modeling (LEM) task: design a good reading assignment. We’ve all been on the receiving end of these assigning, everything from “Read pages X through Y in your textbooks,” to “Can you take a look at that article and provide a briefing for the team at the meeting ...