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Here you can read about our latest blog posts, news and keep up to date on any events that we are attending.
The Donaldson Report – A CDSM Perspective (Part 1)
In a two-part series on the Donaldson Report (Successful Futures), CDSM explore the headline findings and provide a context from our perspective as an Education Technologies company based in Wales.
So, you want to be an Instructional Designer?
Our Senior Instructional Designer Rhys Williams gives us an insight into how someone becomes an instructional designer, and explains what the varied role entails.
E-Learning Design Part 6: CDSM’s Active Learning Model™
Throughout this series on e-learning design, we've looked at some of the learning theories that help to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. In this final post in the series, CDSM co-founder Cathy Sivak reveals how we ensure that sound theory is turned into exemplary practice.
E-Learning Design Part 5: Learning through Creating (Blooms 21)
In an earlier post in our E-Learning Design series, CDSM co-founder Cathy Sivak looked at the influence of Bloom’s taxonomy on our e-learning. This time, Cathy explains how this taxonomy can be ‘flipped’, so that learners are actively involved in knowledge construction from the outset.
The HWB Project in Wales
CDSM is very proud to have won the right to supply and service www.hwb.wales.gov.uk.
E-Learning Design Part 4: Learning through Collaboration
In the third post in our E-Learning Design series, CDSM co-founder Cathy Sivak gave you an insight into how we use some of the essential aspects of the theory of ‘constructivism’ in our digital learning solutions. In this fourth post, Cathy takes a closer look at an important branch of this learning theory: Social Constructivism.
Adobe Flash and the Danger of Zero Day Exploits
Our Head of Technology Nik Goile gives us some background on last month’s Adobe Flash exploits, and explains how CDSM was prepared to deal with them.
E-Learning Design Part 3: The Learner as an Active Participant
At CDSM, we draw on a range of theories – from the past and the present – to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. In this third post in our E-Learning Design series, CDSM co-founder Cathy Sivak introduces the theory of 'constructivism'.
Honda’s Compliance Course Set for Success
Thanks to their partnership with CDSM, Honda Motor Europe are well on their way to achieving their legal compliance targets with their Core Curriculum Minimum e-learning programme.
E-Learning Design Part 2: Observable and Measurable Outcomes
In this second post in our E-Learning Design series, CDSM co-founder Cathy Sivak takes a closer look at the behaviourist approach of having observable and measurable outcomes, and explains why it’s an important aspect of our e-learning.