Matt on January 22, 2014

Mercy College is a mid-size comprehensive college in the New York metropolitan area. We are members of the Next Generation Learning Challenges grant to produce Open Educational Resources (OER). Our institution provides an affordable education to a community of students who are the first generation to attend college. Providing low cost and high quality OER […]

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Matt on April 26, 2010

After hearing great things about the site I finally had an opportunity to put it to the test. My favorite part is the non-linear brainstorming. I was able to jot down ideas then try to connect them. I realized I missed some point and could easily add them later. It has some limits and […]

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Matt on March 1, 2010

I’ve been playing around with Slide Share (  In the embed below, you can see a presentation I uploaded for the Faculty Learning Community Institute.  Draw back to this method is that video is not supported within slideshare.  Prezi handles video, but it’s not powerpoint. Here is my presentation stream on SlideShare.

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Matt on March 25, 2009

Course Title: SATCOM and the Battle Smart Warrior Interactivity: We created a branching activity where the learner could select his/her own path through the content. The animated character delivers a conversational style lecture, asks questions, and makes jokes. Interactivity: We designed a game for the SATCOM learner to complete four different missions. When a mission […]

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Matt on March 15, 2009

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) The picture below shows the first scene in a complex activity. Learners watch a video of an emergency scenario unfolding. Several times during the video, there are critical decisions to be made by the emergency team members. At each of these decision points, the learner is asked to make a choice. […]

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Matt on March 10, 2009

Cleanroom Hazards This course was an introduction to Lab Safety at a semiconductor manufacturer. Working with a team of artists, we created a typical cleanroom common to semiconductor manufacturers. There are 6 “hotspots” or areas that the learner can navigate to, discover the hazards, then return to the main lab. One hotspot is highlighted in […]

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