Category Archives: instructionaldesign

Instructional Design and States of Emergency

Here in Washington State, we have schools closing because of the Corona virus. We have the added burden of students who do not have access to the internet at home. This is not unlike other obstructions/opportunities/challenges I have faced in … Continue reading

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NWeLearn: Creativity in Instructional Design

These are only my notes and impressions. Non-tangential ramblings are my own. Contents may settle in shipping: Creativity in Instructional Design Shannon Riggs, Director of Ecampus Course Development and Training at Oregon State University Instructional designers wear many hats in … Continue reading

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MOOCs, Group Work, and Instructional Design

Debate Chamber of the Oxford Union Society (Wikipedia) Everything Old is New AgainIn my last post I pointed out that all the arguments about MOOCs sound so much like the old arguments against online education in the 90s. One of … Continue reading

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Utah State’s Open Courseware

Image via WikipediaUtah State University has an excellent collection of open courseware. This is a really exciting time to be involved in education because more and more institutions and instructors are making their teaching materials available to a wider audience. … Continue reading

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