your attention, please!

…this ID is backing up!┬átoday i wondered about the definition of “attention”. (yes, i’m weird like that.) i have a problem with people spouting theories without clearly defining what they mean (ref Keller’s ARCS). in eLearning, we have a by-now-hard-coded notion of what strategies should be like to gain the learner’s attention, without ever having…

overcoming passivity in our intellectual culture

something that i work on consciously and try to think out: how to not just sit around passively and wait for things to happen to me mentally. (physically, i’m more okay with doing that because the physical realm is not where i live the most. and i have a low threshold for stimulus before it…

subjecting objectives to scrutiny (part 2)

earlier, i was talking about the act of setting objectives being an act of manifestation of intention. i’d like to now touch on another aspect – objectives as proofs for the quality of *our* teaching and understanding. objectives as proof of teaching quality an objective is much more than just a brief or guideline for…