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Recording SL

The following is the setup I used with CamStudio (an open source screen capture application available at http://camstudio.org/) but I think some of the settings (and especially the physical setup) may apply to other screen capture applications. This was done on a Wintel machine running XP: Software Settings Video compressor - Microsoft Video 1 (CamStudio’s… Continue reading Recording SL

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The Design Profession

Cennamo, K. and Kalk, D. (2005). Real world instructional design. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. The career recommendations was extremely practical in listing designer, project coordinator, and artist as the primary personnel paths. The industry categories were similarly useful; accrediting bodies (such as associations) also offer job opportunities. The professional development sections were somewhat cursory (writing… Continue reading The Design Profession

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Development – A Factory model

Cennamo, K. and Kalk, D. (2005). Real world instructional design. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. The Development phase is treated as a factory model which may be more appropriate for large-scale projects than for individual courses. The team management section could be a separate text, and while the graphics section should add a paragraph on 3D… Continue reading Development – A Factory model

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Demonstration phase

Cennamo, K. and Kalk, D. (2005). Real world instructional design. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. A transition between Design and Develop/Deliver, this phase is often incorporated directly into a single iterative unit release methodology. The optional deliveries were very helpful: treatment scenarios templates (content as well as layout/technical) requirements spec (especially useful for software) storyboards scripts… Continue reading Demonstration phase

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Design – Flowchart & Content

Cennamo, K. and Kalk, D. (2005). Real world instructional design. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. The most helpful part of the entire chapter--since the bulk of it detailing the design document was covered in detail in our previous ID course--was the explicit linking of 4 deliverables to this phase: Kickoff meeting Design document Flowchart Content document… Continue reading Design – Flowchart & Content