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Instructional-Design-Live#14 2010-4-16 Cognitive Presence in a Community of Inquiry


28:47 minutes (13.17 MB)

Jennifer Maddrell leads a discussion of another key aspect of online teaching and learning--developing cognitive presence in online courses. In addition to discussing the definition of cognitive presence, we consider how it can be facilitated, and the challenges that students face when the instructors emphasize collaboration without adequate supports.

Instructional-Design-Live #13: Social Presence in Online Courses


32:30 minutes (14.88 MB)

According to Garrison (2009), Social presence is “the ability of participants to identify with the community (e.g., course of study), communicate purposefully in a trusting environment, and develop inter-personal relationships by way of projecting their individual personalities.”

Defining, creating and maintaining social presence in online courses is the focus of this week's show and is part of a three-part series that considers the Community of Inquiry framework.

Instructional-Design-Live #7 2010-2-26: Learning in the Information Age


36:27 minutes (16.68 MB)

Professor Charles Reigeluth from Indiana University shares his thoughts on Instructional Theory for education in the Information Age. Charles and Allison Carr-Chellman recently co-edited Volume III of the seminal Instructional Design Theories and Models (The Green Book): http://www.amazon.com/Instructional-Design-Theories-Models-III-Knowledge/dp/0805864563

 

Instructional-Design-Live #6 2010-02-19 Interview with Cammy Bean


36:39 minutes (16.78 MB)

This week Cammy Bean, VP of Learning Design for Kineo and ID-live co-host, discusses what e-learning means from a corporate perspective. The discussion focusses on the following issues:

  • E-learning in the corporate environment
  • How corporate and academic instructional design intersect
  • How to design effective e-learning materials
  • Skills that are expected of today's Instructional Designers

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Instructional-Design-Live#4 2010-02-05


33:10 minutes (15.18 MB)

This week, we discussed how to promote learning through asynchronous discussions, in many cases, the heart of online courses. Issues considered include: developing a sense of community, structuring discussions, setting expectations, assessment and strategies for facilitating quality interactions.

Resources mentioned:

Joanna Dunlap: Down and Dirty Guidelines for Effective Discussions in Online Courses

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