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Final Housekeeping Items

As we wrap up the Spring 2015 instructional design service-learning project facilitated by members of the Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) and Designers for Learning, we have a few remaining housekeeping items to share: Letter of Recognition: All student participants were sent (via email) Letters of Recognition to acknowledge their successful completion of the volunteer service-learning project for the benefit of Grace Centers of Hope. If you did not receive this email with your Letter of Recognition attached, please let us know. Reminder to Update your Portfolio / CV / Resume: We are often asked for suggestions [...]

By | May 7th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Hurrah! Final Deliverables Submitted!

Hurrah!!! All teams have submitted their final deliverables, and I want to formally acknowledge tonight's conclusion of the Spring 2015 cohort with a note of thanks to all participants! To view all deliverables submitted by the three design teams (including Design Plans, Prototypes, and Final Deliverables), please see http://studio.designersforlearning.org/spring2015gch/spring-2015-service-learners/ To cohort participants, please keep an eye out for an email this week with your service-learning Letter of Recognition, as well as other final "housekeeping" information (e.g. optional showcase webinar, AECT convention preparation, etc.) to close out the project. We hope you enjoyed and benefited from this experience! In addition, we appreciate the detailed [...]

By | May 5th, 2015|Categories: 2015SpringGCH, News|0 Comments

Reminder: Final Reflections Due April 27

As we look ahead to the final two weeks of the project, we ask all designers in the Spring 2015 cohort to please complete your final Individual Reflection on or before April 27th. Here is the link to the online form: http://studio.designersforlearning.org/reflection-submission/ The reflection includes a question prompt regarding any needed last minute design help, but also several questions that give the designers the opportunity to provide us feedback on the efficacy and efficiency of this service-learning experience. It is VERY important that we get 100% participation on this last reflection as the feedback is vital to helping us to refine and improve [...]

By | April 22nd, 2015|Categories: 2015SpringGCH, News|0 Comments

April 14th Webinar Recording

Here is the recording for the April 14, 2015 webinar: Webinar Recording Agenda and Meeting Notes The purpose of this webinar was to offer designers a live forum to ask questions of the facilitators, mentors, and client subject matter experts as the designers prepare their final deliverables. Touch base with any questions. Thank you!

By | April 15th, 2015|Categories: 2015SpringGCH, News|0 Comments

Next Webinar: Tuesday April 14th

Please mark your calendar for next webinar on Tuesday, April 14th at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. For the webinar login information, see ... http://designersforlearning.org/live. Agenda: http://goo.gl/g57qNQ The purpose of this webinar is to offer designers a live forum to ask questions of the facilitators, mentors, and client subject matter experts as the designers prepare their final deliverables. If you can't join the live session, please post your questions in the Q&A section of the Discussion Forum on the website (see http://studio.designersforlearning.org/forums/forum/spring2015gch/fall-2014-qa-grace-centers-of-hope/), and your questions / comments will be discussed during the webinar. As always, the session recording will be posted on our website following the webinar.

By | April 6th, 2015|Categories: 2015SpringGCH, News|0 Comments

Prototype Evaluation & Next Webinar

Just a couple of important items as we head into the weekend: Prototype Evaluation Reminder: As a reminder of the email participants in the cohort received (see below*), we are in the midst of our prototype evaluation. We ask that everyone please complete your evaluation feedback by 11:59 p.m. CDT on Sunday, April 5th.  Next Live Webinar: We have set up a Doodle to collect your day / time preference for a live webinar to discuss the feedback from our Prototype Evaluation. This will be an opportunity for designers to share questions / comments with our client and facilitators as we make [...]

By | April 3rd, 2015|Categories: 2015SpringGCH, News|0 Comments

March 18th Webinar Recording

Here is the recording for the March 18, 2015 webinar: Webinar Recording Agenda and Meeting Notes We discussed the feedback for the Design Plan document, as well as specific questions from the design teams. Touch base with any questions. Thank you!

By | March 22nd, 2015|Categories: 2015SpringGCH, News|0 Comments

Next Webinar: March 18th

Please mark your calendar for next webinar on March 18th at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. For the webinar login information, see ... http://designersforlearning.org/live. The purpose of this webinar is to offer designers a live forum to ask questions of the facilitators, mentors, and client subject matter experts as the designers prepare their Design Prototypes. If you can't join the live session, please post your questions in the Q&A section of the Discussion Forum on the website (see http://studio.designersforlearning.org/forums/forum/spring2015gch/fall-2014-qa-grace-centers-of-hope/), and your questions / comments will be discussed during the webinar. As always, the session recording will be posted on our website following the webinar.

By | March 16th, 2015|Categories: 2015SpringGCH, News|2 Comments

Reflection #2 Due February 16th

A reminder that reflection #2 is due this Monday (2/16) using the reflection submission form linked here. As with the first reflection, please provide a succinct response to each of the question prompts to reflect upon how your design is progressing, and to offer insight to the project facilitators as a field journal of where you are thriving or struggling. Thank you!

By | February 12th, 2015|Categories: 2015SpringGCH, News|0 Comments

Finally! Our LinkedIn Page

It is about time! Here is our "official" Designers for Learning page on LinkedIn. Welcome us to 2002! https://www.linkedin.com/company/designers-for-learning If you are (or were) a volunteer on a project facilitated by Designers for Learning, feel free to update your LinkedIn profile to link to the Designers for Learning company page and describe your volunteer service with our organization. Thank you for your service!

By | February 12th, 2015|Categories: 2014FallGCH, 2014SpringGCH, 2015SpringGCH, News|0 Comments