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IKEA

Six months after the well-hyped grand opening I made my first visit to IKEA. I had heard many good things (and nothing negative) about IKEA from a variety of sources. The reason that I didn’t go to IKEA before was … Continue reading

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Creativity and Culture

I enjoyed Rovy’s little rant. I agree that the lack of creativity is not rooted in the ISD process, but rather it is rooted in the lack of a design culture among LPs. We are taught how to develop things … Continue reading

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Good Catch

I do not think this little fact can ever be overemphasized: Learning Theory Does NOT = Instructional Design Theory. The minute we confuse our prescriptive theories with the descriptive theories upon which they are based it becomes impossible to accurately … Continue reading

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Really? Great?

This is slightly off the path of the original discussion, but when Rovy said “it would be great to have adaptive, exploratory, multi-path instruction for everything we have to learn” it got me thinking. Would it be so great. Rovy … Continue reading

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Design vs Procedure

I think that Alan has perfectly illustrated the difference between a “design formula” – ADDIE in this case – and real design. It is not that ADDIE is not good design, but if you A then D then D then … Continue reading

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