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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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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

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Teaching Tip: Of MOOCs and Men

Fundamentally, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are good. From a moral standpoint, it’s difficult to argue against making higher education available to everyone. As with many new ideas in education though, there are some concerns about MOOCs. Who knows who’s … Continue reading

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Importing Old Course Content into Your Spring 2013 Shells

With the fall semester coming to an end, you are probably getting ready to prep your spring 2013 course sites. All courses taught between Fall 2010 and Summer 2012 have already been migrated over to EC Learn, and we are … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip: Thinking About Teaching Online?

Are you considering teaching a fully online course? You may want to read the following ProfHacker blog entry from a professor who explains why his first foray into online teaching didn’t go so well, and also offers some very good … Continue reading

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