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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 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.


    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.

    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

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    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.

    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

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    Season 04 - Episode 03: Forget the Instructions Manual, Use Design Thinking Instead

    Season 04 - Episode 03: Forget the Instructions Manual, Use Design Thinking Instead

    In this episode, the instructional designers from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Celia Coochwytewa, Jinnette Senecal, and Aaron Kraft) describe a problem-solving methodology known as “Design Thinking”, and explore the implications for higher education. Today’s HOT TOPIC segment is focused on National Standards for Quality Online Teaching, and how these research-based standards may support the vital work that educators do every day.

    Resources from the episode:
    *Gardner, L. (2017, September 10). Can design thinking redesign higher ed? The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from http://universityinnovationfellows.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Can-Design-Thinking-Redesign-Higher-Ed_-The-Chronicle-of-Higher-Education.pdf
    *Gilbert, C. G., Crow, M. M., & Anderson, D. (2018). Design thinking for higher education. Stanford Social Innovation Review, 16(1). Retrieved from https://ssir.org/articles/entry/design_thinking_for_higher_education#
    *Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University. (n.d.) Sketches and stories of design in practice. Retrieved from https://dschool.stanford.edu/field-notes
    *Holland, B. (2016, May 31). A design thinking approach to working with Millennials. Education Week. Retrieved from https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/edtechresearcher/2016/05/a_design_thinking_approach_to_working_with_millenials.html
    *Meyer, A. (2019, October 12). Increasing accessibility with design thinking. Luther College Chips. Retrieved from https://www.lutherchips.com/7457/news/increasing-accessibility-with-design-thinking/
    *Morris, H., & Warman, G. (2015, January 12). Using design thinking in higher education. Educause Review. Retrieved from https://er.educause.edu/articles/2015/1/using-design-thinking-in-higher-education
    *Szczepanska, J. (2017, January 3). Design thinking origin story plus some of the people that made it all happen. Medium.com. Retrieved from https://medium.com/@szczpanks/design-thinking-where-it-came-from-and-the-type-of-people-who-made-it-all-happen-dc3a05411e53

    Hot topic and related resources:
    *Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance, & Quality Matters. (2019). National standards for quality online teaching (3rd ed.). Retrieved from https://www.nsqol.org/the-standards/quality-online-teaching/
    *Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance. (n.d.). National standard for quality (NSQ) online learning. Retrieved from https://www.virtuallearningalliance.org/online-course-quality/
    *Senecal, J. Coochwytewa, C., Kraft, A., & Crawford, S.R. (2017, September 11). Copyright basics for educators. Instruction By Design. Podcast retrieved from https://soundcloud.com/ibd_podcast/season-02-episode-03-copyright

    • 33 min
    Season 04 - Episode 02: Kean on Authentic Assessment

    Season 04 - Episode 02: Kean on Authentic Assessment

    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 Tim McKean from the Herberger Institute at ASU to consider what makes assessment authentic, and why it matters. We then explore the possibilities and pitfalls for implementing authentic assessment in online learning environments. Today’s HOT TOPIC segment is focused on workplace norms, digital fluency, and communication skills.

    Resources from the episode:
    *Indiana University Bloomington, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning. (n.d.). Authentic assessment. Retrieved from https://citl.indiana.edu/teaching-resources/assessing-student-learning/authentic-assessment/
    *Mueller, J. (2016). Authentic assessment toolbox: Welcome. Retrieved from http://jfmueller.faculty.noctrl.edu/toolbox/
    *Mueller, J. (2016). Authentic assessment toolbox: What is authentic assessment?. Retrieved from http://jfmueller.faculty.noctrl.edu/toolbox/whatisit.htm
    *Arizona State University, University Office of Evaluation and Educational Effectiveness. (n.d.). Measures & methods. Retrieved from https://uoeee.asu.edu/plan-measures
    *Ashford-Rowe, K., Herrington, J. and Brown, C. (2014) Establishing the critical elements that determine authentic assessment. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 39 (2). pp. 205-222. Retrieved from https://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/17047/1/Critical_Elements_of_Authentic_Assessment_KAR_21_June_13.pdf

    Hot topic and related resources:
    *Hu, J. C. (2019, October 2). Being bad at the Internet shouldn’t disqualify job candidates. Slate.com. Retrieved from https://slate.com/technology/2019/10/being-bad-at-the-internet-shouldnt-disqualify-job-candidates.html
    *Coochwytewa, C., Kraft, A., & Senecal, J. (2019, April 22). The competencies of digital literacy. Instruction By Design. Podcast retrieved from https://soundcloud.com/ibd_podcast/season-03-episode-06-the-competencies-of-digital-literacy

    • 49 min
    Season 04 - Episode 01: The Quagmire of Late Assignment Policies and Procedures

    Season 04 - Episode 01: The Quagmire of Late Assignment Policies and Procedures

    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) investigate the reasons why instructors and learners sometimes struggle with assignment deadline policies. We then discuss key considerations for developing and implementing an effective policy. Today’s HOT TOPIC segment is focused on active learning, and the way students perceive their own learning outcomes.

    Resources from the episode:
    *Boucher, E. (2016, August 22). It’s time to ditch our deadlines. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from https://www.chronicle.com/article/It-s-Time-to-Ditch-Our/237530
    *Crawford, S.R., Coochwytewa, C., Senecal, J., & Kraft, A. (2017, August 14). Designing your course syllabus. Instruction By Design. Podcast retrieved from https://soundcloud.com/ibd_podcast/season-02-episode-01-designing-your-course-syllabus
    *Hirsch, D., & Goldberger, E. (2010). Hovering practices in and outside the classroom. About Campus, 14(6), 30-32.
    *Mastrianni, T. M. (2015). When the due date is not the “Do” date!. Learning Communities Research and Practice, 3(2), Article 4. Retrieved from http://washingtoncenter.evergreen.edu/lcrpjournal/vol3/iss2/4
    *Mitchell, T. (2019, March 11). Changing demographics and digital transformation. Educause Review. Retrieved from https://er.educause.edu/articles/2019/3/changing-demographics-and-digital-transformation
    *Patton, M. A. (2000). The importance of being flexible with assignment deadlines. Higher Education in Europe, 25(3), 417-23.
    *Schisler, L. (2019, September 23). A headache-free late work policy. Faculty Focus. Retrieved from https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-classroom-management/late-work-policy/
    *Singham, M. (2005). Moving away from the AUTHORITARIAN CLASSROOM. Change, 37(3), 50-57.
    *Smith, A. (2019, April 30). Discrepancies in estimates on food insecurity. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/04/30/new-research-finds-discrepancies-estimates-food-insecurity-among-college-students
    *Thomas, B. (2019, August 5). Rethinking deadline and late penalty policies...again. Faculty Focus. Retrieved from https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-classroom-management/rethinking-deadline-and-late-penalty-policies-again/

    Hot topic and related resources:
    *Flaherty, C. (2019, September 9). The dangers of fluent lectures. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/09/09/study-how-smooth-talking-professors-can-lull-students-thinking-theyve-learned-more
    *Coochwytewa, C., Crawford, S.R., & Senecal, J. (2017, February 17). Increasing classroom engagement (active learning). Instruction By Design. Podcast retrieved from https://soundcloud.com/ibd_podcast/season-01-episode-01-increasing-classroom-engagement-active-learning

    • 44 min

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