your attention, please!

…this ID is backing up!¬†today 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…

the great practical joke – keller’s ARCS

one of the things about being a thoroughly under-educated, formally untrained student is that you tend to value learning from first principles.¬†and since i have great TheoryLove, i keep trying to read even instructional design theory in original form, ie, read the actual publication in which the theorist proposed his or her hypotheses and proved…