Mobile Learning Design Challenge

I created a media literacy web application this past fall semester at Teachers College, Columbia University. The graduate course, ORLD 5050  - Mobile Learning Design for Professional Growth, challenges students to develop a prototype of a mobile learning activity and rapidly conduct user-testing through out the semester.  By the end of the semester, I learned many valuable … Continue reading Mobile Learning Design Challenge

Instructional Mobile Games: Playing with Cognitive Load

Can children learn from playing a mobile game? The answer is yes. Every game teaches something, even tic-tac-toe! Yet, what sort of structure is needed to create a game that successfully teaches a student concepts without making them feel overwhelmed and frustrated with instructional learning materials? From an instructional design perspective, this is where Cognitive … Continue reading Instructional Mobile Games: Playing with Cognitive Load