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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

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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

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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

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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

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Evidence-Based Instruction: Laptops in the Classroom

Not many technology-related topics elicit as much passion from faculty as laptops in the classroom.  Opinions range from outraged rejection to enthusiastic acceptance.  But what does research show about the effect of laptop use on teaching and learning? The University … Continue reading

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Evidence-Based Instruction: Graphics + Words = Better Learning

This post is the first in a new series highlighting research findings on effective instructional techniques. We noticed in our recent faculty survey that there were a significant number of faculty who are skeptical about the role of technology to … Continue reading

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Does Technology Integration Improve Student Learning?

We academic technologists often get asked this question, and the answer is – like so much in life – not simple.  For example, on the one hand, as noted in this new Educause Review article, numerous studies have shown a … Continue reading

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