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Class 1 & 2

We kicked off Teaching Teaching last Friday with an overview of Instructional Design. I used the very same powerpoint from the first class, which you can see here: What is Instructional Design? View more presentations from Lauren Pressley I am scheduled to be out of town on Friday, so we also discussed how to use... more

Day 3: Teaching Taxonomies

The groupwork went so well in the last class that I wanted to do a slight modification in today’s. Lest anyone get too settled, we’ll do another type of activity next week. Today’s main goal was for everyone to learn a little about taxonomies; enough so that you can think back on it later if... more

Day 2: ID in Practice

Here’s the meta on day 2: From day 1 I knew most people had an expected outcome of getting more experience with groupwork, active learning, etc. That will inform all of the classes, starting with this one. I wanted a clear example of how active group work could convey the information as well as (or,... more

Day 2: Models of Instructional Design

After an understanding of Instructional Design, we moved into talking about different models Instructional Designers use. As everyone indicated they had a high priority for learning more about active learning and group work, instead of a lecture (or even a facilitated discussion), we used groups to get to the content. The layout of the class... more

Best Practices in Syllabus Construction

Here is the presentation from today’s workshop: View Syllabus Handout on Scribd If you have questions or comments, feel free to contact me or leave a message in the comments. If you’d like to share your syllabus, please put a link in the comments!

Teaching Teaching (or Learning Teaching, or something like that)

Today was the first Teaching Teaching class. (For those who are curious, Roz and I had a Google Doc that was punnily named “teaching teaching” since that’s what we were planning… the name stuck.) Over the course of the spring semester Roz and I are planning to give a one hour “course” on teaching. I’m... more

Day 1: ID In Practice

Each class, I’ll post something to let you know about the ID process on my end. This is the first of these posts. Since this was the first day, my main objective was to set the stage for the class and get to know the dynamics of the group: Make the goals and intentions of... more

Day 1: What is Instructional Design?

This morning kicked off the 15 week “class” in teaching for librarians. To make sure we are all on the same page, and to give a broad overview of the course, we started with a presentation introducing Instructional Design: The handout included the following: Frameworks for Instructional Design: Reality Process System Discipline Science Instructional Technology... more