This book contains a collection of stories about professionals in the field of Learning and Instructional Design Technology who have failed ... but failed forward. They describe how they experienced the failure, and what lessons they learned in the process. These stories can help new and seasoned professionals see their own potential path forward through the inevitable failure experiences that occur in all productive careers.
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URL: https://edtechbooks.org/failing_forwardWest, R. E. (2023). Failing Forward. EdTech Books. https://dx.doi.org/10.59668/474
Brigham Young University
Dr. Richard E. West is an associate professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University. He teaches courses in instructional design, academic writing, qualitative research methods, program/product evaluation, psychology, creativity and innovation, technology integration skills for preservice teachers, and the foundations of the field of learning and instructional design technology.
Dr. West’s research focuses on developing educational institutions that support 21st century learning. This includes teaching interdisciplinary and collaborative creativity and design thinking skills, personalizing learning through open badges, increasing access through open education, and developing social learning communities in online and blended environments. He has published over 90 articles, co-authoring with over 80 different graduate and undergraduate students, and received scholarship awards from the American Educational Research Association, Association for Educational Communications and Technology, and Brigham Young University.
He tweets @richardewest, and his research can be found on http://richardewest.com/