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Instructional Design Live

Instructional Design Live is based around Instructional Design related topics and is opportunity for Instructional Designers and professionals engaged in similar work to discuss effective online teaching and learning practices.

Instructional-Design-Live#19 2010-05-21 Authentic Assessment


29:25 minutes (13.46 MB)

Authentic assessment is within the reach of most online instructors. It's just a matter of starting small and considering some basic principles in designing effective learning experiences, notes Mary Engstrom, senior instructional designer at the University of Montana. Mary discusses a framework for developing authentic tasks and identifies a number of examples.

Instructional-Design-Live#18 2010-05-14 Avoiding Overload in Online Courses


30:38 minutes (14.02 MB)

As part of a series that focusses on practical strategies for designing effective online courses, the IDL team focus on how to avoid cognitive overload this week.

Cognitive Load

 

We discussed a numberof practical suggestions from experience and the research and indulged a little in information overload. Lots of good discussion and resources!

Instructional-Design-Live#17 2010-05-07 John Graves: Engaging Online Learners in the Early Stages of Online Courses


26:55 minutes (12.32 MB)

John Graves, the lead faculty in the Master of Science in Science Education program at Montana State University, Bozeman, spends 30 minutes sharing over a decade of expertise in the design and delivery of online courses. John touches on a number of key considerations in terms of engaging learners in the early stages of an online course:

Instructional-Design-Live#16 2010-4-30 WebQuests


30:46 minutes (14.08 MB)

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Instructional-Design-Live#15 2010-4-23 Teaching Presence in a Community of Inquiry


32:48 minutes (15.02 MB)

This week is the final part in a series exploring the Community of Inquiry Framework. Jennifer Maddrell leads us in an exploration of the practical dimensions of establishing teaching presence in online courses.

 

Teaching Presence

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