Instruction By Design: Reflections

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from CONHI’s Academic Innovation (Steven Crawford, Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, Aaron Kraft, and Ricardo Leon) discuss the importance of reflection and how it can improve the learning process. Then we will reflect on the podcast by discussing the listening statistics and highlight the most popular episodes, which episodes we thought were our best episodes, and moments in podcasts where we wanted to provide more or different information. Continue reading

Instruction By Design: Surviving and Thriving During Collaborative eLearning Development Projects

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from CONHI’s Academic Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Steven Crawford, Celia Coochwytewa, and Aaron Kraft) are joined by Yvonne Price (Sr. Instructional Designer, ASU Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education, and Research) to describe the potential learning benefits associated with interactive e-learning materials. We will then summarize strategies that an e-learning development team can leverage to successfully collaborate. Continue reading

Instruction By Design: Accessibility in Curriculum Design

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from CONHI’s Academic Innovation (Aaron Kraft, Steven Crawford, Celia Coochwytewa, and Jinnette Senecal) identify guidelines for accessibility in online/hybrid courses and discuss how Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles can be applied to on-ground, hybrid, and online courses. We will also examine other methods for reducing barriers in course design and delivery. Continue reading

Instruction By Design: Hot Topics

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from CONHI’s Academic Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, Aaron Kraft, and Steven Crawford) and Ricardo Leon discuss emergent topics associated with teaching and learning practices, technology implementation, and/or trends in higher education and examine issues/trends for relevance and/or application to instructional practices.
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Instruction By Design: Forming Formative Assessments

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from CONHI’s Academic Innovation (Celia Coochwytewa, Aaron Kraft, Jinnette Senecal, and Steven Crawford) are joined by Dr. Karen Saewert (Clinical Professor and Senior Director, Academic Innovation) define the term formative assessments and describe the difference between formative and summative while understanding the gray areas. In addition, they identify various formative assessment strategies. Continue reading

Instruction By Design: Educating the Global Audience

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from Academic Innovation (Aaron Kraft, Celia Coochwytewa, Jinnette Senecal, and Steven Crawford) identify critical cultural dimensions and their impact on learning, discuss gender issues as they relate to on ground and online learning environments, and consider how instructional designers and faculty can take into account the global audience when engaging in course design. Continue reading

Instruction By Design: Discussing Discussion Boards

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from Academic Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, Aaron Kraft, and Steven Crawford) reflect on the purpose and role of asynchronous online discussion activities, discuss how to develop an effective discussion prompt/question in alignment with course objectives, and describe at least one strategy for maximizing the administrative efficiency of online discussions. Continue reading