Ease of Use for Learners

It’s funny how to seemingly different disciplines intersect. My experience with user-centred design and usability has enabled me to have empathy for user needs and ultimately learner needs. Ease of use, as defined in Jakob Nielson’s 10 Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design, states “Users should not have to wonder whether different words, situations, or actions mean the same…

The Nurturer, the Apprentice and the Cheerleader

  My teaching philosophy encompasses a desire to teach as well as to build relationships with my learners. I resonate with words of Laverty (2006) when he states that teachers affect their students and well as themselves. I identify myself as a pragmatic constructivist who facilitates online learning through the persona of a cheerleader for…