Catherine Lombardozzi, Ed.D.

Flavors of design

By |2019-12-28T21:56:34+00:00January 26th, 2016|#moocmooc, Instructional Design|

Today I engaged in a conversation with Sean Michael Morris (@slamteacher) and others in the #moocmooc stream that has prompted me to ponder the difference between instructional design and learning environment design. And thinking about that has me bouncing between my constructivist heart that tells me I can never really be sure people "meet objectives" [...]

The Biology of Learning Environments

By |2019-12-28T21:57:10+00:00January 13th, 2016|Article Reviews, Ecosystems|

An article in January's Harvard Business Review has caught my attention because it adds validity and nuance to the broader approach we want to take in supporting learning in organizations. Martin Reeves, Simon Levin, and Daichi Ueda write a nice analysis of businesses as biological ecosystems - more specifically, as complex adaptive systems. They warn [...]