IF / Twine Take 2

In my previous Twine post, you probably saw the error messages regarding inventory items. That has not been fixed.  I decided to concentrate on some more basics before tackling the inventory monster. I am not retreating. I’m strategically moving in a new direction.   I always wish online courses used more audio (not more video…

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First Experience with Captivate

Well, maybe not the first experience… I may have tried it out back before Adobe bought Macromedia.  It may have been named Robo-something or maybe it was already called Captivate. Then, I think I tried it again when it was Captivate 3? 4? in 2008. Basically, it was almost a decade ago the last time…

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Quiz Shortcode

Did you know you could use WordPress shortcodes to create quizzes?   Here’s an example: Next steps – experiment with inclusion of media inside the quiz shortcodes!   But, here’s the code for the above: What does the “I” stand for in AGILE instructional design model?Iterate & Implement Yes!  Iterate & Implementis one of the AGILE…

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The Presentation Shortcode

As I continue my exploration of how WP can be useful for teaching & learning, I run across all sorts of interesting things.  For example – did you know that there is a “presentation” shortcode?      I’m tinkering and this blog is all about posting without editing, so here’s my first attempt: Clearly, things like transitions…

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IF with Twine

Have you ever played in a MUD?  Back when I was working on my MA-Ed thesis, I explored MUDs as a method of teaching languages to high school students…(totally another story!) Recently, however, I ran across the idea of Interactive Fiction (IF) while I was searching for tools to create storyboards for eLearning. I don’t…

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WordPress Experiments

I’ve been a WordPress user for years. At first, it was just me and my WP.com free hosted blog.  Lately though, with my designs on developing a portfolio, as well as my desire to experiment with WP for things like course delivery (e.g. using an LMS plugin), I need to go beyond the free. I…

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