Instructional Design Training without tuition?

Sounds great, but is it really to good to be true? Yesterday I stumbled on Chrysty’s Tucker article, from 2015 on how to get basic Instructional Design (ID) skills recommending about 12+ books. Though I strongly believe that ID requires some good training, her book recommendation is an excellent start for a teacher who wants to start with instructional design, without paying tuition. Come to think of it, if I had this information available back in 2003 when I started my MA in e-learning and career in instructional design, I might have chosen my training more wisely. It would have probably saved my time, money and frustration, but hey, it’s never too late. Continue reading

Huston, sattelite “Portfolio” is back in orbit

I hope this made you smile… I’m not working for NASA and of course I’m not in space. Well, for the last couple of years I was somewhat “lost in space”. This is my second year of parental leave, so I decided to take down my old portfolio, web site and blog and start developing a new one from scratch. Yeah, out with the old, in with the new. And that’s not all… I also decided to enroll in a third M.Ed last year, this time on “Technology and Language Education” at Aristotle University. It was AWESOME! Continue reading