# Category: Learning Design

## Why use Microsoft Word with blind math students?

by busynessgirl | Jun 27, 2020 | Accessibility, Accessibility for Math | 0 |

How do you write mathematical documents like problem sets, quizzes, and tests so that a student...

Read More## The Impact of Smartphones on Curriculum

by busynessgirl | Mar 23, 2020 | Design Process, Future of Higher Ed, Future of Learning, Higher Education | 0 |

The iPhone was released in 2007 and by the end of 2019, 81% of U.S. adults owned a Smartphone....

Read More## Make Space for Innovation in Curriculum

by busynessgirl | Mar 17, 2020 | Design Process, Higher Education, Learning Design | 0 |

For the last decade the learning analytics movement has pushed institutions to pay much closer...

Read More## Spicing up those Introduction Posts in Online Courses

by busynessgirl | Jul 17, 2019 | eLearning, Interaction, Student-Instructor Communication | 0 |

Most online courses have an “Introduce Yourself” post. I imagine that these posts get...

Read More## Battle of the (free) Digital Whiteboarding Tools

by busynessgirl | Jul 15, 2019 | Active Learning in Math, Communicating Math, Interaction, Learning Spaces, Student-Instructor Communication, Synchronous Strategies | 0 |

tldr; See the comparison and who won. Many years ago (2012), in a state far, far away (Michigan),...

Read More## Should we ask students to subscribe to a newspaper?

by busynessgirl | Jul 14, 2019 | Curiosity, Digital Literacy, Managing Information Overload, Personal Learning | 0 |

Every day, I find articles in the newspaper that relate to my Business Ethics course and the...

Read More## Learning to Screencast – Training Videos

by busynessgirl | Jun 16, 2019 | Accessibility, Accessibility for Math, Communicating Math, eLearning, Learning Design, Lecture Capture, Teaching Math Online | 0 |

I’ve just set up a new Microsoft Surface, and as a learning exercise, I recorded every...

Read More## Teaching in Higher Ed Podcast about ESIL Lens

by busynessgirl | Jan 17, 2019 | Assessment for Math, Future of Higher Ed, Future of Learning, Higher Education, Learning Design, Measuring Learning | 0 |

Back in December, I joined Bonni Stachowiak for an episode of Teaching in Higher Ed specifically...

Read More## ESIL: A Learning Lens for the Digital Age

by busynessgirl | Dec 6, 2018 | Design Process, Edge of Learning, Future of Learning, Higher Education, Learning Design, Measuring Learning | 0 |

In the early 90’s, most people had three reasonable choices for looking up the information you did...

Read More## Bringing the Real World to Your Math Class Every Day

by busynessgirl | Nov 30, 2018 | Algebra, Calculus (SV), Classroom Life, College Algebra, Curiosity, Data Visualization, Discussion Boards, Edge of Learning, Exploration, Interdisciplinary Studies, Learning Design, Math for Elem Teachers, Math for Liberal Arts, Probability and Statistics, Quantitative Reasoning, Studying Social Media | 0 |

I’ve been spending the first 5-10 minutes of every 2-hour math class discussing graphs in...

Read More## Understand in learning objectives – it’s the forest, not the trees

by busynessgirl | Sep 18, 2018 | eLearning, Learning Design, Measuring Learning, Uncategorized | 0 |

If you’re a faculty member, you can probably tell me all about the first time an instructional...

Read More## Group Exploration in Math

by busynessgirl | Oct 27, 2017 | Algebra, Classroom Life, College Algebra, Exploration, Learning Design, Life in the Math Classroom, Math by Subject, Metacognition, Teaching Math | 0 |

I am often asked how to get learners to spend more time “exploring” in their learning rather than...

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