Category Archives: design

Putting the Design into Instructional Design

“To design is much more than simply to assemble, to order, or even to edit: it is to add value and meaning, to illuminate, to simplify, to clarify, to modify, to dignify, to dramatize, to persuade, and perhaps even to … Continue reading

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DET/CHE: Cognition, Learning Theory, Backward Design: The importance of instructional design.

Hierarchy of Instructional Design (Photo credit: jrhode) Jim Monaghan, AVP Academic Technologies/Associate Professor, Educational Technology, CSUSB Instructional designers take on many roles at campuses. The perspectives of the designers combined with the organizational structure of the campus can greatly impact … Continue reading

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Mobytes Instructional Design App

Juniper Hall at Humboldt State University. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) One of our technologically ever-vigilant instructional designers here at Humboldt State (Kim Vincent-Layton) shared an interesting Android app with us the other day – Mobytes Instructional Design App. The app is a … Continue reading

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The Instructional Designer’s Toolkit

Image via WikipediaI have watched instructional designers from top-notch universities loaded down with the latest theories completely flounder when faced with the realities of the work. With instructional designers, I look for two things: a portfolio and any teaching/tutoring experience. … Continue reading

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