RIP Died from powerpoint boredom

Death to… Death by Powerpoint: Some Tools

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a designer. This is not my field. I’m just a community college prof trying to use best practice to the best of my abilities. In this post, I want to showcase some of the tools that I use the most commonly with respect to design. Again, I make no claim[…]

RIP Died from powerpoint boredom

Death to… Death by Powerpoint!

Death by the powerpoint. We’ve all experienced it, more often than we’d like. You know what it is: that lengthy presentation with a speaker reading slides tightly packed with text, font size -16. It’s deadly. We usually remember nothing from such presentations except our own boredom and our promise of never again being subjected to[…]

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The New Pedagogy: 6 Web Design Principles You Need to Know to Improve Your Online Course Outcomes

The word design comes from the Latin de signare, meaning to mark or sign, to give something significance and thereby designate its relation to other things. Design, by very definition, is a way of making sense of the world by giving order to things and making them “understandable and meaningful” to the viewer or user.[…]