Taking photos of architecture is not always as straight forward as it might seem, not when you want to use those images in an architecture courses, for example. It comes with a few challenges, especially when those photos have to convey a very specific message.
Designing information is quite a job! You have the client's vision, you have your employer's vision and you juggle with both while trying to top it off with some design principles and standards that made you love your job in the first place. But what about your target audience? What about its rights to access and understand the information being communicated?
Dear discussion boards: I’m sorry for the bad rap. Don’t we have a faster more efficient way to communicate ideas and build virtual communities than discussion boards in online courses?
“Gamification is the use of game mechanics and experience design to digitally engage and motivate people to achieve their goals”
Trying to engage students in your online courses can be a hassle sometimes, with problems arising from the way the course is designed and up to the way you connect with them on a daily basis. Discussion boards, however challenging they might be, offer a good opportunity to extend the learning space beyond the general class contact hours.