Stephen Victor

Stephen Victor

Ph.D., Education

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Introduction
Ph.D., Education (Instructional Design for Online Learning emphasis), Capella University, 2012.

Publications

Publications (13)
Technical Report
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This paper examines principles for designing and developing instructional videos. With the rise in popularity of free video sharing sites such as YouTube and Vimeo and the availability of quality video capturing technology on smartphones, videos have become a popular means of communication, self-expression, and instruction. The paper discusses best...
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This paper presents Obsidian's Distributed Learning model. Grounded in social constructivist theories of learning, the model emphasizes the use of blended learning solutions (instructor-led, online, mobile, ongoing performance support) to foster collaborative learning. There are three primary components in the model: technology, experience, and peo...
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Mobile technology use is continually increasing, making it possible for us to connect to both information and other people in remarkable ways. This paper discusses how mobile technologies can support both formal and informal learning in instructor-led training (ILT), web-based training (WBT), blended learning experiences, and on-the-job performance...
Technical Report
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This paper presents Obsidian’s Distributed Learning model. Grounded in social constructivist theories of learning, the model emphasizes the use of blended learning solutions (instructor-led, online, mobile, ongoing performance support) to foster collaborative learning. There are three primary components in the model: Technology, Experience, and Peo...
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This paper argues that instructional designers should consider implications of the digital divide when designing distance education. The term “digital divide” is defined as the notion that differences in socioeconomic status result in varying levels of access to modern communication technology, particularly the Internet. The paper examines the lite...
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This paper discusses the place of user-centered Web design in the Instructional Technology (IT) curriculum at the graduate level. This paper also examines the IT curriculum and suggests course offerings to better prepare instructional technologists to use the Web to its full potential.
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This article briefly reviews some of that literature and suggests ways we might apply hypertext theory to our daily work as technical communicators.
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This paper presents a model for creating user-centered educational and informational Web sites. Information design is the process of developing effective pieces of written or visual communication. While good information design stresses the importance of communication that clearly communicates an intended meaning, usercentered information design pla...
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This paper is a case study of a K-8 school in San Diego, California, USA, that is using the concepts of information architecture to develop its Web site. The site is intended to be a virtual meeting place for all of the school's constituents: parents, teachers, students, and the community at large. The site is a dynamic, ongoing endeavor, and site...
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: This paper describes the design and development of a multimedia program that provides instruction in locating, evaluating and citing information in a university library. The paper also discusses the use of interactive multimedia for instruction. The program was developed by a collaborative team of instructional designers, content experts, and med...
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This paper briefly examines some theoretical underpinnings of information architecture, considers the application of the principles of information architecture to instructional theory and practice, and describes ongoing research to evaluate the efficacy of such an application.
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This poster session presents the application of principles of information architecture to Web-based instruction. Information architecture is the structuring of data to meet the informational and management requirements of an organization or group of people. The discipline of information architecture is informed by principles of information theory a...

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With Meyer's (2009) research on multimedia learning as a theoretical starting point, preparing a technical report on the uses of video in blended learning solutions.