Episode 8: Talking 3D Printing with Dr. Abbie Brown

December 20, 2013

In this episode, I interview Dr. Abbie Brown who is a Professor of Instructional Technology at East Carolina University. Dr. Brown describes the 3D printing process and shows examples of items he has printed. He discusses the use of 3D printing in K-12 schools and how 3D printing can enhance learning and higher order thinking skills.

Visit his Web site at http://www.ahbrown.com/ to learn more about Dr. Brown’s work.

To access his blog on 3D printing visit http://blog.ecu.edu/sites/3dprinting/ .

To view and subscribe to his Flipboard magazine on 3D printing titled Virtual & Real 3D visit http://flip.it/YNsk2 .

Episode 1: Talking Visual Design with Dr. Abbie Brown

Episode 1: November 20, 2013

In this episode, I interview Dr. Abbie Brown (Professor of Instructional Technology at East Carolina University) about visual design. Dr. Brown provides excellent advice about how to approach visual design when creating instructional media.

Note: For those really paying attention to what Dr. Brown said about the screen size he generally designs for…he meant to say 800 x 600.

Visit his Web site at He you also visit is blog on 3-D printing at http://blog.ecu.edu/sites/3dprinting/

Additionally, he has a Flipboard magazine on 3-D printing at http://flip.it/6z0bY

For a great read (a PDF) on visual design principles written by Dr. Brown visit: http://www.mscare.org/resource/resmgr/Articles/Article0019_VisualDesign.pdf