Instruction By Design: Your Course Evaluations and You

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, Valerie Simmons, a Management Information Analyst from Arizona State University’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation joins the instructional designers from Academic Innovation (Celia Coochwytewa, Jinnette Senecal, Aaron Kraft, and Steven Crawford) to describe the purpose of end-of-course evaluations. We also identify what faculty can do to improve student response rates and discuss how faculty can use the end-of-course evaluations to improve their courses. Continue reading

Instruction By Design: Academic Integrity – Students’ Motivation for Cheating

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from Academic Innovation (Steven Crawford, Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, and Aaron Kraft) with special guest Babette Kraft (Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College) identify various acts that students may commit that are considered as “cheating” and discuss why students may choose to cheat on an assignment or in a course. We then describe course design approaches could help minimize cheating. Continue reading

Instruction By Design: Teamness – IDs as Agents of Collaborative/Cooperative Culture in Higher Ed

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from Academic Innovation (Aaron Kraft, Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, and Steven Crawford) with special guest, Babette Kraft an instructional designer from ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College articulate an individually meaningful concept of teamness and discuss key considerations and factors related to successful teamwork and teamness. Continue reading

Instruction By Design: Instructional Multimedia

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from Academic Innovation (Aaron Kraft, Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, and Steven Crawford) with special guest, media specialist Ricardo Leon discuss the various types of online presentations, identify tools for content creation, discuss cognitive theory of multimedia learning, identify best practices for multimedia content creation, and look at platforms for publication of content. Continue reading

Instruction By Design: QM Connect Conference

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, Academic Innovation’s Steven Crawford is joined by Eddie Andreo from Cowley College (KS) to discuss their experiences at the Quality Matters’ 2017 QM Connect Conference. We discussed the various takeaways we gained at the conference as it applies to teaching and learning. The conversation also includes trends that we are seeing at the conference at what it means for the future of education. Continue reading

Instruction By Design: Copyright Basics for Educators

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from Academic Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, Aaron Kraft, and Steven Crawford) define key terms and concepts related to copyright that are of particular importance to educators, identify how and when to get expert help in navigating issues related to copyright, and reflect on the decision points for using copyrighted materials without explicit permission. Continue reading