Ep 3. Dr. Jason McDonald
In this episode we talk with Dr. Jason McDonald, Associate Professor at Brigham Young University. We discuss the benefits and pitfalls of “authentic” learning experiences, and why they’re important for students.
The Articles That We’re Talking About:
- I Can Do Things Because I Feel Valuable”: Authentic Project Experiences and How They Matter to Instructional Design Students.
- Understanding distinctions of worth in the practices of instructional design teams.
- Imaginative instruction: What master storytellers can teach instructional designers.
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About Dr. McDonald
Jason McDonald is an associate professor in the department of Instructional Psychology & Technology at Brigham Young University. Prior to working in academia, he was an executive for various instructional media organizations in his home state of Utah. He teaches courses in instructional design, learning theory, design theory, and project management.