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The CAC Fall Class of 2013

The CAC Fall Class of 2013

Congratulations to the students for their excellent proposals, presentations, and prototypes for the Fall 2013 CAC event.    

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Gamification and Instructional Technology

Gamification and Instructional Technology

What is Gamification and Why Should Instructional Designers Care? Gamification is using game-based mechanics, aesthetics and game thinking to engage people, motivate action, promote learning, and solve problems. It is starting to pop-up everywhere–from the gamification of courses as witnessed on the web site http://www.coursehero.org/, to the awarding of badges via FourSquare to the Nike+ web site that gamifies a person’s running history and workout routines. The concept of integrating game-elements into non-game experiences is gaining in popularity among business and learning...

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Apply now for Spring 2012

We are now accepting applications for Spring and Summer semester 2012! Our graduates have great job opportunities. Online and on campus graduate degrees in instructional technology. Please contact us!

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Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS!

(This is a cross-posting from http://karlkapp.blogspot.com/2009/12/why-instructional-design-degree-from.html) The discussion that Cammy Bean and I have gotten into concerning “Accidental Instructional Designers” and When “Accidental Instructional Designers become Intentional” has brought about a number of interesting discussions about the skills of ID people and what ID programs should look like and I realized that: People who haven’t been in Bloomsburg’s ID program don’t realize what we teach in our ID program There seem to be ID programs out there...

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Your Future

Questions about your future? Wonder what move to make next in these uncertain economic times? Learn about a fast growing field with opportunities for graduates of any program…a field in Instructional Technology. High paying jobs, great learning opportunities and the ability to work almost anywhere. Instructional Technology is the study of the design and creation of instruction for online education. The field if filled with opportunities for writers, graphic artists, programmers, educational visionaries, teachers and biologists, historians, chemists, philosophers, humanitarians and...

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Innovative Experiences

Here are some of the things we do to help our students learn the skills needed to be successful in the growing field of instructional design and to help our local community and the state. We have many partnerships with businesses related to science, technology and health. This includes working relationships with major, big-name pharmaceutical firms, smaller pharmaceutical firms, health insurance firms and several hospitals and healthcare facilities. These relationships ensure that our instructional design students are prepared to enter the workforce in the health education field because of...

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