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Instruction By Design, your podcast to the art of teaching, is a conversation between the instructional designers from Arizona State University's Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, and Aaron Kraft) about various topics on course design, pedagogy, and educational technology. Our goal for the podcast is to explore ideas for new practices and tools for implementation in your courses.

The podcast is produced by Arizona State University's Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

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Instruction By Design, your podcast to the art of teaching, is a conversation between the instructional designers from Arizona State University's Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, and Aaron Kraft) about various topics on course design, pedagogy, and educational technology. Our goal for the podcast is to explore ideas for new practices and tools for implementation in your courses.

The podcast is produced by Arizona State University's Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

    Season 05 - Episode 03: Leadership: Whose Job Is It Anyway?

    Season 05 - Episode 03: Leadership: Whose Job Is It Anyway?

    In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Celia Coochwytewa, and Aaron Kraft) explore various facets of leadership in higher education environments. We then consider the ways in which instructional designers may fulfill leadership roles or responsibilities. Today’s HOT TOPIC segment is a forward-thinking conversation about how learning management systems could be reenvisioned to maximize learner success.

    Resources from the episode:
    *Ashbaugh, M. L. & Piña, A. (2014). Improving instructional design processes through leadership-thinking and modeling. In B. Hokanson & A. Gibbons (Eds.), Design in educational technology: Design thinking, design process and the design studio (pp. 223-248). Springer. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-00927-8
    *Boundary spanning. (2020, August 31). In Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boundary_spanning
    *Brigance, S. K. (2011). Leadership in online learning in higher education: Why instructional designers for online learning should lead the way. Performance Improvement, 50(10), 43-48. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/pfi.20262
    *Kim, J. (2017, August 23). The liminal role of instructional designers. Inside Higher Ed. https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/blogs/default/why-instructional-designers-should-be-counted-educators-rather-staff
    *Senecal, J., Coochwytewa, C., & Kraft, A. (Hosts). (2019, February 15). The Venn diagram of instructional design (Season 03, Episode 04) [Audio podcast episode]. In Instruction By Design. Arizona State University, Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. https://soundcloud.com/ibd_podcast/season-03-episode-04-the-venn-diagram-of-instructional-design
    *Shaw, K. (2012). Leadership through instructional design in higher education. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 15(3). https://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/fall153/shaw153.html

    Hot topic:
    *Mintz, S. (2021, March 15). Reimagining the LMS. Inside Higher Ed. https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/higher-ed-gamma/reimagining-lms

    • 40 min
    Season 05 - Episode 02: Perceptions of Quality in Online Distance Education

    Season 05 - Episode 02: Perceptions of Quality in Online Distance Education

    In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Aaron Kraft, Celia Coochwytewa, and Jinnette Senecal) are joined by special guest Jessica Cole from ASU Online to explore several dimensions of quality in online distance education. We then consider aspects of quality from a variety of stakeholder perspectives. Today’s HOT TOPIC is a conversation prompted by fan request, on approaches for productively organizing content into curriculum.

    Transcript: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ej7wjaltmgdeaa7/InstructionByDesign_Season05Episode02_PerceptionsofQualityinOnlineDistanceEducation.pdf?dl=0

    Resources from the episode:
    *Harvey, L., & Green, D. (1993). Defining quality. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 18(1), 9-34. https://doi.org/10.1080/0260293930180102
    *Online Learning Consortium. (n.d.). Quality Framework narrative, the 5 pillars. https://onlinelearningconsortium.org/learn/quality-framework-narrative-5-pillars/
    *Sadaf, A., Martin, F., & Ahlgrim-Delzell, L. (2019). Student perceptions of the impact of Quality Matters-certified online courses on their learning and engagement. Online Learning Journal. https://olj.onlinelearningconsortium.org/index.php/olj/article/view/2009
    *Sangra, A., Porto, S., & Jung, I. (2014). Diversity in expectations of quality and assessment. In Jung, I. & Gunawardena, C., (Eds.), Culture and online learning: Global perspectives and research (pp. 91-101). Stylus Publishing, LLC.

    • 48 min
    Season 05 - Episode 01: Cultivating Resilience: More Than Just a Mindset

    Season 05 - Episode 01: Cultivating Resilience: More Than Just a Mindset

    In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Aaron Kraft, and Celia Coochwytewa) reflect on resilience in the academic environment and how to nurture it within our learners, while still maintaining instructional rigor. We then explore the role of instructional designers in this important work, as well as strategies for supporting our own personal resilience. Today’s HOT TOPIC segment is focused on assessment design, and how to actively engage students in goal-setting and self-evaluation.

    Transcript: https://www.dropbox.com/s/3imzk1mrmgxxkbx/InstructionByDesign_Season05Episode01_CultivatingResilienceMoreThanJustAMindset.pdf?dl=0

    Resources from the episode:
    *American Psychological Association. (2012). Building your resilience. American Psychological Association. https://www.apa.org/topics/resilience
    *Arizona State University CareerWISE. (n.d.). Problem solving method 4-step process: Resilience. https://careerwise.asu.edu/?q=identify-the-problem/understand-yourself/resilience
    *Garrison, J. (2020, September 1). ASU finds innovative solution to parts shortage during ASU Sync installation. ASU Now. https://asunow.asu.edu/20200901-solutions-asu-finds-innovative-solution-parts-shortage-during-asu-sync-installation
    *King, D. (2020, May 29). What is resilience? Tedx Talks [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/MfN5y1IYcxs
    *Lipson, A., & Glickman, A. (2020, July 2). What are we learning about academic resilience? Association of American Colleges & Universities Liberal Education BLOG. https://www.aacu.org/blog/what-are-we-learning-about-academic-resilience
    *Low, R., King, S., & Foster-Boucher, C. (2019). Learning to bounce back: A scoping review about resiliency education. The Journal of Nursing Education, 58(6), 321-329. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20190521-02

    Hot topic:
    *Metro, M. (2020, September 9). Humane assessment shouldn’t happen only during a pandemic. Inside Higher Ed. https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2020/09/09/new-approaches-assessment-can-promote-student-success-times-crisis-well-normalcy

    • 56 min
    Season 04 - Episode 06: Imposter Syndrome: It's Okay to Own Your Achievements

    Season 04 - Episode 06: Imposter Syndrome: It's Okay to Own Your Achievements

    In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Celia Coochwytewa, Aaron Kraft, and Jinnette Senecal) examine the characteristics of and implications for imposter syndrome. We then discuss some of the realities of coping with imposter syndrome, and a few strategies for managing it. Today’s HOT TOPIC segment is focused on a systematic rubric for evaluating E-Learning tools in higher education.

    Transcript: https://www.dropbox.com/s/322w5my40pm669w/InstructionByDesign_Season04Episode06_ImposterSyndromeItsOkaytoOwnYourAchievements.pdf?dl=0

    Resources from the episode:
    *Lee, K. (2018, November 8). You are not an imposter. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/rethink-your-way-the-good-life/201811/you-are-not-imposter
    *Munroe, R. (n.d.) Impostor syndrome. xkcd. https://xkcd.com/1954/
    *Parkman, A. (2016). The imposter phenomenon in higher education: incidence and impact. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 16(1), 51-60. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/306254333_The_Imposter_Phenomenon_in_Higher_Education_Incidence_and_Impact
    *Revuluri, S. (2018, October 4). How to overcome imposter syndrome. The Chronicle of Higher Education. https://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Overcome-Impostor/244700
    *Rose Clance, R. (1985). Imposter phenomenon (IP). https://www.paulineroseclance.com/impostor_phenomenon.html
    *Young, V. (2020). Impostor syndrome. https://impostorsyndrome.com/

    Hot topic and related resources:
    *Anstey, L., & Watson, G. (2018, September 10). A rubric for evaluating E-Learning tools in higher education. EDUCAUSE Review. https://er.educause.edu/articles/2018/9/a-rubric-for-evaluating-e-learning-tools-in-higher-education
    *Western University. (2020). eLearning toolkit. https://elearningtoolkit.uwo.ca/

    • 38 min
    Season 04 - Episode 05: We DO Need Badges

    Season 04 - Episode 05: We DO Need Badges

    In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Aaron Kraft, Celia Coochwytewa, and Jinnette Senecal) examine the components and value opportunities for digital credentials. We then discuss some of the considerations necessary for establishing a digital credential system.Today’s HOT TOPIC segment is focused on how and why an instructor might consider transforming their course syllabus into an FAQ format.

    Transcript: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ohvcicgr9rqn4zk/InstructionByDesign_Season04Episode05_WeDONeedBadges.pdf?dl=0

    Resources from the episode:
    *Carey, K.L., Stefaniak, J.E. (2018). An exploration of the utility of digital badging in higher education settings. Education Tech Research Development, 66(5), 1211–1229. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11423-018-9602-1
    *Diaz, V., Finkelstein, J., & Manning, S. (2015, August 5). Developing a higher education badging initiative. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). https://library.educause.edu/resources/2015/8/developing-a-higher-education-badging-initiative
    *Hurley, B. (2017). Open badges and alternative credentialing. International Journal on Innovations in Online Education,(1), 3. https://onlineinnovationsjournal.com/streams/eportfolios-and-prior-learning/0625246a7876598b.html
    *Senecal, J. Coochwytewa, C., Kraft, A., & Crawford, S.R. (2017, June 5). Lightning Round. Instruction By Design. Podcast retrieved from https://soundcloud.com/ibd_podcast/summer-2017-bonus-episode-01-lightning-round
    *Williamson, J., & Pittinsky, M. (2016, May 23). Making credentials matter. Inside Higher Ed. https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2016/05/23/understanding-differences-what-credentials-are-being-stacked-and-why-essay

    Hot topic:
    *Loepp, E. (2019, October 2). How to turn your syllabus into an FAQ, and why you should. The Chronicle of Higher Education. https://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Turn-Your-Syllabus-into/247248

    • 38 min
    Season 04 - Episode 04: Project Management for Practical People

    Season 04 - Episode 04: Project Management for Practical People

    In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Jinnette Senecal, Aaron Kraft, and Celia Coochwytewa) are joined by special guest Juli McGinnis from Edson College Academic Operations to explore the foundations and functions of project management. We then discuss practical ways to get started with project management methods, tools, and techniques. Today’s HOT TOPIC segment is focused on the importance of and implications for how faculty develop pedagogical expertise.

    Transcript: https://www.dropbox.com/s/roxe1cku3s999on/InstructionByDesign_Season04Episode04_ProjectManagementforPracticalPeople.pdf?dl=0

    Resources from the episode:
    *Cox, D. (2010). Project management skills for instructional designers. Bloomington, IN: iUniverse. https://www.amazon.com/dp/1440192618/
    *Duffy, J. (2019, December 18). The best project management software for 2020. Retrieved from https://www.pcmag.com/picks/the-best-project-management-software
    *Gardner, J., Bennett, P. A., Hyatt, N., & Stoker, K. (2017). Applying project management strategies in a large curriculum conversion project in higher education. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 20(3).
    *Mind Tools. (n.d.). Project initiation document checklist. Retrieved from https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newPPM_85.htm?download=1
    *Muslihat, D. (2018, March 9). 7 Popular project management methodologies and what they’re best suited for. Retrieved from https://zenkit.com/en/blog/7-popular-project-management-methodologies-and-what-theyre-best-suited-for/
    *Project Management Institute. (n.d.). What is project management? Retrieved from https://www.pmi.org/about/learn-about-pmi/what-is-project-management

    Hot topic and related resources:
    *Flaherty, C. (2019, December 13). Required pedagogy. Retrieved from https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/12/13/online-conversation-shines-spotlight-graduate-programs-teach-students-how-teach
    *Jaschik, S. (2010, July 13). Teaching vs. research. Retrieved from https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/07/13/teaching-vs-research
    *Jenkins, A. (n.d.). Break away from teaching versus research. Stanford University Tomorrow’s Professor Postings. Retrieved from https://tomprof.stanford.edu/posting/459
    *Faller, M. B. (2016, February 9). Phelps looks to life outside the pool at ASU. ASU Now. Retrieved from https://asunow.asu.edu/20160209-sun-devil-life-phelps-looks-life-outside-pool-asu

    • 41 min

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