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ERIC Number: EJ1152648
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Sep
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-8756-3894
The Added Value of Conducting Learning Design Meeting to the Online Course Development Process
Shaver, Denise
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, v61 n5 p438-443 Sep 2017
Do you find it challenging to have discussions with instructors about designing online courses and best practices in teaching? This article will highlight key components to conducting effective Learning Design meetings. It outlines techniques used by this institution that inspires faculty to design coherent courses that lead to meaningful learning experiences. These meetings invite instructors to express their feelings about online formats, inform them about expectations and time commitment, and reassures them of support throughout the process. Learning Design (LD) meetings have proven to be a compelling manner of decreasing faculty resistance, while exposing instructors to best practices in pedagogy, andragogy and online learning. Instructional Designers (IDs), Instructional Facilitators (IFs), and Course Authors (CAs) who work in higher educational online settings should find this information useful. Novices in the field may find these practical techniques particularly beneficial.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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