Author Archives: Sara Foy

Instructional Design 101, Part 4

Let’s conclude the Instructional Design 101 series by pulling everything together to see how you can practically use the ADDIE process in your classroom. Whether you are building a new course, redesigning one, or adding a new instructional technology, ADDIE … Continue reading

Posted in ID 101, Teaching Tips | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Instructional Design 101, Part 3

  We continue the Instructional Design 101 series with the next 3 phases of ADDIE – Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. In the Development phase, we begin to put together our instructional strategy: Based on our determined objectives, how are we … Continue reading

Posted in ID 101, Teaching Tips | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Instructional Design 101, Part 3

Instructional Design 101, Part 2

In Instructional Design 101, Part 1, you were introduced to ADDIE: Analysis Design Development Implement Evaluate ADDIE is a simple way to conceptualize the ID process. Let’s delve into the first two phases of this process – Analysis and Design. During … Continue reading

Posted in ID 101, Teaching Tips | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Instructional Design 101, Part 2

Instructional Design 101, Part 1

In this 4-part series, Instructional Design 101, we will discuss what instructional design is, why it is important, and offer you instructional design strategies that you can use in your classroom. What is ID? Let’s start by defining instructional design … Continue reading

Posted in ID 101, Teaching Tips | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

1st Workshop in “Name Your Workshop” Month is…

Flowcharts, Diagramming & Mind-Mapping Made Easy with Lucidchart Monday, October 7th from 4pm – 5pm in Admin 130 Lucidchart is an online diagramming tool that allows individuals or groups to brainstorm ideas, organize thoughts, and collaborate in real time. It can … Continue reading

Posted in Workshop | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Teaching Tips: ECLearn and Usability

Whether you view it this way or not – your ECLearn course is a website. One of the fundamental principles of website design is usability. Are your students able to easily find what they need in your course? Here are … Continue reading

Posted in EC Learn, Teaching Tips | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Teaching and Tech Tip: Alternatives to Written Assignments

As you are beginning to prep for the fall semester and thinking about doing something new? Consider engaging students through alternatives to written assignments. Assignments that incorporate technology can create personally meaningful learning opportunities. Presentations are commonly assigned to students. But … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching Tips, Tech Tips | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

End-of-Semester Reflection

Make self-reflection a part of your end-of-semester process and become inspired to seek out new pedagogical approaches and encouraged to try something new. Before we get too far removed from the spring semester, take time to reflect by considering these … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching Tips | Tagged , , | 9 Comments

Horizon Report 2013

The Horizon Report – a collaborative project between the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) – identifies and describes the 6 emerging technologies and practices most likely to have a large impact over the coming five … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Teaching Tips: Using Rubrics

A rubric is an authentic assessment tool used to measure students’ work. It is a scoring guide that seeks to evaluate a student’s performance based on the sum of a full range of criteria rather than a single numerical score. … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching Tips | Tagged , , , | 18 Comments