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Gamify! Last week we here in Learning Design facilitated a workshop on Gamification. Building on that session, I thought I’d share another gamification strategy: the Weekly Challenge. This involves giving

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How does Google affect memory?

How does Google affect memory? How does access to Google affect our memory and learning? More importantly, how does our belief that we’ll just be able to Google whatever information

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Podcast Episode 2: Gloria Johnson

Podcast Episode 2: Gloria Johnson Welcome to Episode 2 of our Learning Conversations podcast! For this episode, we interviewed the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), Gloria Johnson who

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Embedding Easter Eggs

Embedding Easter Eggs A popular strategy for engaging students is using gamification. As you might guess from the name, Gamification, is essentially using game design principles to engage learners. While

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Microlearning Microlearning? Microlearning is a growing area of education. It’s been accelerated by the growth of mobile devices and the pandemic where people have been interested in expanding their learning

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New Podcast!

New Podcast! Greetings readers! This semester we are launching a new podcast where we talk to people involved in various aspects of teaching and learning here at Davidson-Davie Community College.

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Reflection Strategy: “Rose-Thorn-Bud”

Reflection Strategy: “Rose-Thorn-Bud” The Rose-Thorn-Bud strategy is a creative reflection strategy for use near the end of a term. It’s a type of “retrieval practice.” Retrieval practice is an evidence-based

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