Author: Keesa V. Johnson

Keesa V. Johnson is an instructional designer, avant-garde thinker/producer, and edge designer for MSU Information Technology. Some of her teaching and learning interests are digital badging & micro credentialing, design thinking, creative leadership, immersive learning design and creating authentic learning environments utilizing a human centered design framework. You can find her on Twitter @keesav.
Keesa V.'s Bio
Keesa V. Johnson is an instructional designer, avant-garde thinker/producer, and edge designer for MSU Information Technology. Some of her teaching and learning interests are digital badging & micro credentialing, design thinking, creative leadership, immersive learning design and creating authentic learning environments utilizing a human centered design framework. You can find her on Twitter @keesav.
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Building & sharing a prototype in learning design process (Part 2)

The following is a Part 2 of a two-part blog post on prototyping used for learning design. In Prototyping Part 1, I introduced what prototyping is and how I’ve used it as an instructional designer. Here in Part 2, I highlight some ways to build and share your prototype.

Mindset: Build to think

Disposition: Must be curious, creative, and willing to learn

How to build a prototype

Here are a three basic “remixed” steps on building a prototype within Learning Design (from IDEO U):  

  1. Build: Get tangible quickly.
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Graphic of post it notes with headliine "Prototyping in Learning Design."

Why I use prototyping in my learning design process (Part 1)

The following is a two part blog post on prototyping used for learning design. Here in Part 1, I introduce what prototyping is and how I’ve used it as an instructional designer. In Prototyping Part 2, I highlight some ways to build and share your prototype.

I love my job as an instructional designer. Read Full Article →

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MSU IT Services Breakfast Series – Flipping a Course For Outside Exploration

MSU IT Services Teaching & Learning Technology invites you to attend the next session in our ongoing Breakfast Series:

Conversations on Online Pedagogy and Best Practices.

Date:

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Place:

Main Library, North Conference Room, 4th Floor, West Wing

Time:

8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. for refreshments)

Topic:

Flipping a Course for Outside Exploration

Speaker:

Dr.

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MSU IT Services Breakfast Series – Online Tools for Active Learning

MSU IT Services Teaching & Learning invites you to attend the next session in our ongoing Breakfast Series: Conversations on Online Pedagogy and Best Practices.

 

 

Date:      Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Place:    Main Library, North Conference Room, 4th Floor, West Wing

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MSU IT Services Breakfast Series – The Librarians of Michigan State University

MSU IT Services Teaching and Learning invites you to attend the next session in our ongoing Breakfast Series: Conversations on Online Pedagogy and Best Practices.

 

Date: Wednesday, February 11,  2014

Time: 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. for refreshments)

Place: Main Library, North Conference Room, 4th Floor, West Wing

Topic: The Michigan State University Librarians

Speaker (s):
  • Jessica Sender, Instructional Technology and Information Literacy Librarian, Information Literacy Department

  • Anita Ezzo, Food Science & technology Librarian/Library Grants Facilitator Collections Management Unit, MSU Libraries

  • Abraham Wheeler, Librarian for the College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Program in Public Health, the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

  • Glenn Stutzky, Senior Clinical Instructor with School of Social Work and creator of the groundbreaking course “Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse: Disasters, Catastrophes, and Human Behavior.

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Michigan State University hosting ELI Annual Virtual Meeting 2015

Are you committed to the advancement of learning through the innovative application of technology?

Join us at Wills House for a Live Streaming Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) premiere event!  

ELI Annual Meeting 2015

February  9–11 Hosted at Wills House

  • Monday, 2:00pm – 9:00pm ET
  • Tuesday, 10:00am–9:00 p.m. ET
  • Wednesday, 11:00am – 3pm ET

Designing our Thinking: Crafting New Directions for Digital Engagement

This year, ELI will feature TED-Style presentations that cover topics such as:  

  • Digital Badge Credentialing

  • Flipped Classrooms

  • Faculty Development Models

  • And Understanding the Impacts of Active Learning Spaces

There will be Learnshops surrounding the Practice of Quality Matters, which is a new service at MSU. Read Full Article →

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MSU Breakfast Series – “Mixed Media, Instructor Avator & Student Comfort”

MSU IT Services Teaching and Learning invites you to attend the next session in our ongoing Breakfast Series: Conversations on Online Pedagogy and Best Practices.

DATE:                    Wednesday, November 12, 2014

TIME:                     8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. for refreshments)

PLACE:                  Main Library, North Conference Room, 4th Floor, West Wing

TOPIC:                   “Mixed Media, Instructor Avatar, & Student Comfort”

 

 

 

SPEAKERS:

  • Dr.
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EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Fall Focus Session: Re-imagining Learning Spaces Hosted MSU IT Services Teaching and Learning at Wills House

EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Fall Focus Session:  Re-imagining Learning Spaces

Hosted by MSU IT Services Teaching and Learning at Wills House Large Conference Room

 

On October 28 and 29, MSU IT Services Teaching and Learning  will host the 2014 Fall Focus Session, "Re-Imagining Learning Spaces: Design, Technology, and Assessment" at Wills House. Read Full Article →

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The 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference is next week!

The 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference

October 29-31 @ Wills House

Driving Innovation with Online Learning

 

 

Join us for a live virtual stream at Wills House viewing the 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference. The conference program will offer a full complement of presentations that reflect the implications for the field of specific e-learning experience and practices. Read Full Article →

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MSU Breakfast Series – Blogging, Peer Review, and Practicial Application Fall 2014

MSU IT Services Teaching and Learning invites you to attend the next session in our ongoing Breakfast Series: Conversations on Online Pedagogy and Best Practices.

DATE:            Wednesday, October 8,  2014

TIME:             8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. for refreshments)

PLACE:          Main Library, North Conference Room, 4th Floor, West Wing

TOPIC:           “Blogging, peer review, and practical application”

SPEAKER:     Dr. Read Full Article →