In an increasingly global world with virtually unlimited information at your fingertips, instructional design has a unique opportunity to make an enormous impact on how we learn, how we teach, and how we collaborate. Every day new technologies are expanding the possibilities of the Internet to connect and educate us in unprecedented ways.
Learning is being completely redefined. The classroom has expanded beyond our traditional understanding, and now blends a variety of instructional mediums to meet the specific needs of our learners and our learning environments.
However, while there are many new and exciting opportunities, there are also many potential pitfalls. How do we take advantage of these new opportunities effectively and efficiently, without overwhelming our users as well as ourselves?
I believe the solution is a systematic and iterative approach to instructional design, such as the ADDIE model (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate). Through sound instructional design, we can ensure any learning endeavor is a success.
In a brave new world of ever changing needs and possibilities, I strive to create innovative instructional solutions that will make a lasting positive impact. Feel free to explore my online portfolio, and please contact me if you have any questions or comments.