Discussion Board 1&2 “Instructional Design for Online Learning.” Instructional Design is a systematic process for developing effective instruction, and identifying effective instructional design principles is important for online learning. Making sure that either an able or disabled person can access and use a Web site is also necessary. Discuss the usability, accessibility and legal issues that may affect the online learning process for disabled learners. Of these, which do you believe presents the biggest challenge? Explain your rationale. “Social Software.” List and explain the functions of two to three (2-3) social and educational software that may support meaningful learning and enrich the learning process for students taking asynchronous, blended or face-to-face courses. Recommend a new function or improvement for one software product that would make it stand head and shoulders above the other(s) you discussed.
Reflect on two to three (2-3) TV shows in which characters demonstrate aggression or violence. Consider the context in which this aggression or violence occurred and ways in which it can lead to desensitization.
Write a one to two (1-2) page paper in which you:
Briefly describe at least one (1) episode of a television show in which you observed aggression or violence. Identify the context in which the character(s) demonstrated aggression or violence. Include the gender, age, and culture of the character(s) involved in the aggressive or violent act(s).
Discuss at least two (2) possible reasons why the selected TV episode included aggression or violence. Provide a rationale for your response.
Describe at least two (2) ways that media violence can cause desensitization in people. Justify your response.