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Instruction By Design: Moving beyond the textbook for learning materials

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from Academic Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Steven Crawford, Celia Coochwytewa, and Aaron Kraft) discuss “open educational resources” with respect to use in higher education courses. We describe the purpose and/or potential benefits of utilizing OERs and reflect on considerations/barriers related to adoption.

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Instruction By Design is produced by Arizona State University’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation. To learn more about the podcast or subscribe, please visit You can reach us via or @IBD_Podcast.