Intersections of Contrary Things

The self-proclaimed sane unconvinced onlookers in books and life expect that their science, stealth investigation, or innovation will eventually clear every messy mystery up and prove once and for all the intense madness of true believers who, guided by the sure light of a divine code, walk in ancient ways.

Teaching Procedures?

StudyGuide Lines – Instructional Design Tips for Christian Teachers and Writers   Procedure: “So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and…

Learning Concepts

StudyGuide Lines – Instructional Design Tips for Christian Teachers and Writers Concept Learning Concepts are categories that you use to sort and store packages of information (objects). Learning theorists believe concepts are formed when a group of essential characteristics (attributes) are grouped together and labeled so that members (examples) of…

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Motivational Design: Confidence

StudyGuide Lines – instructional design tips for Christian teachers and writers. Confidence is a component of the ARCS Model for Motivational Design comes from the work of John Keller, a long-time professor at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. It is the model I most often use to incorporate motivational…

Is being practical, practical?

Compromise is practical. It’s the nice thing to do we’re taught. So we do it, and it’s usually a good thing in a way. We don’t get all of what we want, but we at least get something. Sometimes it works out that we get a smaller portion of exactly…

Attitude Change-The Affective Domain: Part 3

StudyGuide Lines – instructional design tips for Christian teachers and writers. In Attitude Change – The Affective Domain: Part 1 and Part 2 I discussed two important components of instruction essential to attitude change: 1st. Knowing How to do the target behavior (the cognitive piece). 2nd. Participation in the target behavior (the behavioral piece). This blog focuses…

Move Down?

Perhaps you’ve been an outcast of a sort, and you can fully understand what it means to move down.

We the People: On the topic of Abortion

An essay & a poem by Pamela Eason “We the People,” bestowed on us by our constitution, officially labels the collective. It brings to mind our collective – our society acting as one. “We the People” is you, and it is me. It once sounded like a stately title. God…