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Design 2: Taking interaction further
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Quality interaction is more than bolting together a series of unrelated activities. The ultimate goal is to think holistically and create a seamless immersive experience for an entire course.
In this event, you will look at higher level interaction and explore social and game-based approaches and how e-learning designers can exploit them. The event includes examples of advanced tools for creating rich interaction.
Blooming marvellous – designing questions to work even harder for you
Writing questions to stimulate higher order thinking.
About the speaker: Tony Frascina
Tony Frascina is a freelance learning designer with extensive experience in training, teaching and research. Originally from an educational background, he undertook research in human-computer interaction, presenting his work on user-centred design to a world-wide audience. As a learning designer, he works with organisations of all shapes and sizes. He also delivers master classes on learning design and is currently Chair of Judges of the E-Learning Awards.
Designing interaction for gaming – is it just child’s play?
How there’s more learning to gaming than meets the eye.
How to design gaming for adult learners.
About the speaker: John Curran
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Design for social interaction – is herding cats a useful pastime?
Social interaction is increasingly being designed into elearning. But is social interaction designed in, or bolted on?
About the speaker: Richard Hyde
After a degree in zoology, Richard was attracted by the potential of IT in education and studied for an MSc in IT. He then took on a PhD in Multimedia Technology; designing and evaluating molecular modeling tools for chemistry education. Finally escaping academia, he was then a consultant at Boots; designing and implementing their retail e-learning infrastructure.
In 1998 Richard joined BYG Systems as a Senior Project Manager. In 2003 he helped form Atlantic Link. He conceived and managed the development of the Atlantic authoring suite to an international customer base before the sale of the company in 2010.
Mind Click has allowed Richard to return to his creative passion - conceiving innovative learning solutions across multiple media and channels.
Richard is on the board of the e-Learning Network and he works as a judge for eLearning Awards.
Advanced tools for interaction design
A look at some advanced tools for designing interaction.
About the speaker: TBC
Teaching the offside rule – a practical session on designing
Interaction in four paradigms:
About the speaker: TBC