Instruction By Design: Project Management for Practical People

In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Aaron Kraft, and Celia Coochwytewa) are joined by special guest Juli McGinnis from Edson College Academic Operations to explore the foundations and functions of project management. We then discuss practical ways to get started with project management methods, tools, and techniques. Today’s HOT TOPIC segment is focused on the importance of and implications for how faculty develop pedagogical expertise.

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Instruction By Design: Forget the Instructions Manual, Use Design Thinking Instead

In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Celia Coochwytewa, Jinnette Senecal, and Aaron Kraft) describe a problem-solving methodology known as “Design Thinking”, and explore the implications for higher education. Today’s HOT TOPIC segment is focused on National Standards for Quality Online Teaching, and how these research-based standards may support the vital work that educators do every day.

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Instruction By Design: Kean on Authentic Assessment

In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Aaron Kraft, Celia Coochwytewa, and Jinnette Senecal) are joined by special guest Tim McKean from the Herberger Institute at ASU to consider what makes assessment authentic, and why it matters. We then explore the possibilities and pitfalls for implementing authentic assessment in online learning environments. Today’s HOT TOPIC segment is focused on workplace norms, digital fluency, and communication skills.

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Instruction By Design: The Quagmire of Late Assignment Policies and Procedures

In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Aaron Kraft, and Celia Coochwytewa) investigate the reasons why instructors and learners sometimes struggle with assignment deadline policies. We then discuss key considerations for developing and implementing an effective policy. Today’s HOT TOPIC segment is focused on active learning, and the way students perceive their own learning outcomes.

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Instruction By Design: Adaptive Learning in Higher Ed: Failure is Not an Option

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In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Aaron Kraft, Celia Coochwytewa, and Jinnette Senecal) are joined by special guest Peter van Leusen from EdPlus at ASU to explore the features, functions, and flexibility of adaptive learning systems. We discuss the potential for improved learning outcomes, necessary considerations for successful integration, and the reality of using adaptive learning systems from the perspectives of instructors and learners.

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Instruction By Design: Busting Multimedia Myths

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In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Celia Coochwytewa, Aaron Kraft, and Jinnette Senecal) are joined by special guests Steven R Crawford, Ed.D, and Michael Moramarco, M.A. to consider the forms and functions of instructional multimedia, along with factors that impact effectiveness. We then explore several of these issues through the lens of common misconceptions, and what actionable conclusions may be reached based on current research.

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Instruction By Design: IBD Reflection Roundup

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In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, and Aaron Kraft) reflect on various aspects of our recently completed season; consider how (or whether) our thoughts regarding podcasts for professional development have evolved; and what’s on the horizon for the upcoming year.

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Instruction By Design: Going Full TILT: Supporting Learner Success Through Intentional Transparency

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In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, and Aaron Kraft) describe the background and principles of the Transparency in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education project (TILT), an “award-winning national educational and research project that helps faculty to implement a transparent teaching framework that promotes college students’ success.” We then explore the features, applicability, and potential benefits of implementing transparent assignment design across a variety of disciplines and program levels.

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Instruction By Design: The Competencies of Digital Literacy

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In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Celia Coochwytewa, Aaron Kraft, and Jinnette Senecal) discuss the term “digital literacy” and explore the layers of meaning behind it. We then explore critical issues related to digital literacy and the higher education environment such as benchmarks, personal interest, and legal/ethical use of technology. In closing, we deliberate on a letter submitted by an IBD listener who is curious about how educators with minimal instructional design support/resources might successfully navigate their own professional development paths.

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Instruction By Design: Escape from the Ivory Tower! Theory into Practice

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In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, and Aaron Kraft) recall times during their careers as educators when they were able to successfully solve real life learning problems using theories, models, and principles that we often read about in textbooks. They describe in detail how adult learning principles, the process of backwards design, and Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction can be utilized for building effective learning interventions. Lastly, they reflect on the effectiveness of these various solutions.

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