Instruction by Design podcast

Dive into the minds of instructional designers in this special podcast series.
Season 01 | Episode 07

Instruction By Design: OLC Innovate 2017

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In this episode, the instructional designers from Academic Innovation (Steven Crawford and Celia Coochwytewa) are joined by Tracy Mullen Cosker from the University of New Hampshire to discuss their experiences at the Online Learning Consortium’s 2017 Innovate Conference and how it relates to instructional designers working with faculty. We discuss different models that various institutions use in developing courses and how they prepare faculty for various teaching modalities. The conversation also includes trends that we are seeing at the conference at what it means for the future of education as well as how we can create a culture of academic innovation. Continue reading


Season 01 | Episode 06

Instruction By Design: Team-Based Course Design

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In this episode, the instructional designers from Academic Innovation (Celia Coochwytewa, Aaron Kraft, Steven Crawford, and Jinnette Senecal) define what is meant by “team-based” course design within higher education and describe the positive impact of team-based course building. We will also reflect on what is needed prior to building a team for course development. Continue reading


Season 01 | Episode 05

Instruction By Design: Instructor Presence (Both F2F and online)

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In this episode, the instructional designers from Academic Innovation (Aaron Kraft, Steven Crawford, and Celia Coochwytewa) discuss the psychological gap that may occur between instructors and students in both online and in-person classrooms. We will share personal experiences from both an ID and instructor perspective for establishing presence while considering how instructional design is a component of instructor presence. Finally, we review the “quick n easy” ways to establish instructor presence online and in-person classrooms. Continue reading


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