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ERIC Number: ED508856
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 347
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: 1-5990-4322-X
Instructional Design: Case Studies in Communities of Practice
Keppell, Michael, Ed.
Information Science Publishing
"Instructional Design: Case Studies in Communities of Practice" documents real-world experiences of instructional designers and staff developers who work in communities of practice. "Instructional Design: Case Studies in Communities of Practice" explains the strategies and heuristics used by instructional designers when working in different settings, articulates the sophistication of communication strategies when working with subject matter experts, and provides insight into the range of knowledge, skills, and personal characteristics required to complete the tasks expected of them. Chapters of this book include: (1) Instructional Designers' Perceptions of Their Agency (Richard Schwier, Katy Campbell, Richard Kenny); (2) Exploring the Tensions in Educational and Instructional Design in Australian Universities (Jenny Bird, Chris Morgan, Meg O'Reilly); (3) Strategies and Heuristics for Novice Instructional Designers as They Work with Faculty Content Experts in a University Setting (Min Liu, Coco Kishi, Suzanne Rhodes); (4) Instructional Designers on the Borderline (Michael Keppell); (5) A Great Wall of Difference (Susan Crichton); (6) An Emerging Model of Community Collaboration During the Construction of E-Learning Resources (Lalen Simeon, Gwyn Brickell, Brian Ferry); (7) Instructional Design, Development, and Context Expertise (Cathy Gunn, Beth Cavallari); (8) Educational Design at Southern Cross University Australia (Chris Morgan, Jenny Bird, Meg O'Reilly); (9) The Changing Role of an Instructional Designer in the Implementation of Blended Learning at an Australian University (Jacqueline McDonald, Terry Mayes); (10) Delivering Online Expertise, Online (Stephen Quinton); (11) Bridging the Instructional Designers and Lecturers in Technology Education (Samuel Kok, Tang Choo, MyInt Khine); (12) Designer Communities (Sarah Lambert, Christine Brown); (13) Terms of Engagement (Len Webster, Patricie Mertova); (14) Introducing E-Learning in a Traditional Chinese Context (Pamela Leung); (15) Exploring the Nardoo (Sue Bennett); (16) Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration to Unravel Expert Knowledge (Elspeth McKay, Jennifer Martin); (17) ActiveHealth (Lori Lockyer, John Patterson, Gregg Rowland, Doug Hearne); (18) Creating CoPs During the Development of an Online Classroom-Based Simulation (Brian Ferry, Lisa Kervin); and (19) Moving Toward the Digital Learning Environment (Kar-Tin Lee).
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Publication Type: Books
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; China; Singapore