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It’s interactive – but is it instruction?

The Articulate e-Learning blog had a great post about the¬†difference between teaching and informing, and the value of an instructional design degree in the real world. The blog post opens with a brief discussion of what educators are using instructional media software for. Are we using it to entertain and inform, or are we actually […]

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Are you instructing or are you informing?

I tell people that I teach library skills to college students. So I thought that I had a good prior knowledge base from which to approach my graduate courses in education. In one of them, we’re assigned to plan a one-hour lesson. I decided to design a lesson for a particular composition class whose instructors […]