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Design Layers
Design Layers

I recently took my car to the mechanic, because whenever I used the brakes there was a loud thumping noise. I knew there was a problem with the brakes but had no idea what the problem was or what a solution might look like. I took it to a mechanic, a…

A Model for Developing Instructional Design Professionals for Higher Education Through Apprenticeship
A Model for Developing Instructional Design Professionals for Higher Education Through Apprenticeship

In light of the growing number of instructional designers (IDs) of diverse educational and professional backgrounds in higher education, there is a need for formalized professional development programs. Currently no systematic pathway exists for equ…

Standardization of Forms, Templates, and Processes for Implementing an E-Learning Program with a Decentralized Instructional Design Team
Standardization of Forms, Templates, and Processes for Implementing an E-Learning Program with a Decentralized Instructional Design Team

The purpose of this project was to implement an e-learning program for a decentralized instructional design team. The team is decentralized by department, location, and reporting structure. Therefore, successful collaboration among the team members r…

Learning Experience Design: Challenges for Novice Designers
Learning Experience Design: Challenges for Novice Designers

Learning Experience Design (LXD), defined as the practice of designing learning as a human-centered experience leading to a desired goal, poses many challenges to novice designers. This chapter presents common challenges experienced by novice learnin…

The Role of Needs Assessment to Validate Contextual Factors Related to User Experience Design Practices
The Role of Needs Assessment to Validate Contextual Factors Related to User Experience Design Practices

This chapter will address how instructional designers can validate user needs and contextual factors influencing performance within their user experience design to ensure the transfer of learning to real-world contexts. It will also demonstrate how i…

Introduction to the Edited Volume
Introduction to the Edited Volume

Researchers have been engaged in productive scholarly endeavors at the intersection of Learning Design, User Experience (UX), Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), and associated disciplines for some time. Our work as editors has sought to capture and di…

Think-Aloud Observations to Improve Online Course Design: A Case Example and “How-to” Guide
Think-Aloud Observations to Improve Online Course Design: A Case Example and “How-to” Guide

User-experience (UX) problems in course design can be challenging for students as the web interface mediates most online learning. Yet, UX is often underemphasized in e-learning, and instructional designers rarely receive training on UX methods. In t…

From Zero to Designing Instruction
From Zero to Designing Instruction

Employees in instructional design fields are expected to have three critical areas of knowledge and skills: knowledge of instructional design, project experience, and technical writing skills, especially the ability to report on their design projects…

By Hook or by Crook
By Hook or by Crook

This paper delineates the specific design strategy used in the creation of physics video hooks over the course of an eight-week project. A hook is an instructional technique which stimulates student attention (Hunter, 1994; Lemov, 2010), interest (Je…

Design Considerations for Bridging the Gap Between Instructional Design Pedagogy and Practice
Design Considerations for Bridging the Gap Between Instructional Design Pedagogy and Practice

Research indicates there is a gap between employers' expectations of instructional designers' roles and responsibilities, and what designers actually do. The purpose of this paper is to explore the unique nuances inherent in instructional design prac…

Applying UDL to Online Active Learning
Applying UDL to Online Active Learning

In online environments, active learning techniques can facilitate varied ways that learners engage and enact skill development, understandings, and connections across concepts. The Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework supports providing opti…

Learning from COVID-19: Universal Design for Learning Implementation Prior to and During a Pandemic
Learning from COVID-19: Universal Design for Learning Implementation Prior to and During a Pandemic

This study examined whether higher education faculty knowingly and/or unknowingly applied UDL principles prior to and during the COVID-19 rapid online teaching and learning (ROTL) transition. Researchers collected data through a survey that was disse…

Applying the Design of Narrative Distance in Instruction
Applying the Design of Narrative Distance in Instruction

The field of instructional design has a history of exploring the possibilities of narrative in instruction. One aspect of narrative that has not received significant attention is the relationship between the indirect nature of narrative (narrative di…

A Study of Instructional Design Master's Programs and Their Responsiveness to Evolving Professional Expectations and Employer Demand
A Study of Instructional Design Master's Programs and Their Responsiveness to Evolving Professional Expectations and Employer Demand

As world and job market trends continue to evolve, so does our definition of the instructional design field. Recent study definitions, professional standards, and employer demand suggest that beyond designing and developing instructional solutions, …

"I Can Do Things Because I Feel Valuable": Authentic Project Experiences and How They Matter to Instructional Design Students

This paper examines how authentic project experiences matter to instructional design students. We explored this through a single case study of an instructional design student (referred to as Abby) who participated as a member of an educational simula…

Exploring Faculty Perceptions of Professional Development Support for Transitioning to Emergency Remote Teaching
Exploring Faculty Perceptions of Professional Development Support for Transitioning to Emergency Remote Teaching

Professional development (PD) for instructors at higher education institutions offering online courses is important for assuring the quality of online programs. However, PD opportunities for faculty members have often been piecemeal and inadequate. …

Ladders and Escalators: Examining Advancement Obstacles for Women in Instructional Design
Ladders and Escalators: Examining Advancement Obstacles for Women in Instructional Design

Careful analysis of survey data from Bond and Dirkin (2018) indicate the possible presence of a phenomenon known as the glass escalator, first put forth by Williams (1992; 2013), in instructional design. The glass escalator effect surfaced in female-…

Communicating Instructional Design with Faculty
Communicating Instructional Design with Faculty

The purpose of this chapter is to provide tools and resources for structuring effective communications between instructional designers and faculty members in different settings where faculty engage in educational development. The chapter offers scri…

Data-Informed Design for Online Course Improvement
Data-Informed Design for Online Course Improvement

In this chapter, we introduce the Analytical Design Model, a strategy developed at Penn State’s World Campus for improving course quality and student outcomes through an evidence-based approach to instructional design. ADM utilizes data from a vari…

Designing with Instructional Continuity in Mind
Designing with Instructional Continuity in Mind

This chapter provides instructional designers working in institutions of higher education (IHEs) with an introduction to the complexities of supporting instructional continuity amid the numerous and varied realities that make it challenging for stude…

An Examination of the People and Processes Involved in Quality Assurance
An Examination of the People and Processes Involved in Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance (QA) in higher education is a concept that owes its beginnings to quality assurance in the industrial sector. The purpose of this chapter is to describe strategies instructional designers can implement to promote quality assurance w…

Designing Non-Instructional Messages: Beyond Training
Designing Non-Instructional Messages: Beyond Training

Message design is an interdisciplinary area of knowledge. Message design contains words, visuals, and forms used to design, produce, and transmit messages. In this chapter, we will review message design outside the realm of training. Although an inst…

The Competencies for Instructional Designers in Higher Education
The Competencies for Instructional Designers in Higher Education

The purpose of this chapter is to define and describe the roles and competencies of instructional designers working in the context of higher education. Inspired by existing research, this chapter summarizes these roles and competencies of instruction…

Managing Instructional Design Projects in Higher Education
Managing Instructional Design Projects in Higher Education

This chapter provides newly minted and experienced instructional designers alike with the knowledge to manage Instructional Design (ID) projects in higher education contexts. As instructional designers and instructional design technology scholars, ou…

Learning Analytics as a Tool for Improvement and Reflection on Instructional Design Practices
Learning Analytics as a Tool for Improvement and Reflection on Instructional Design Practices

In this book chapter, we provide guidelines and best practices to instructional designers working in higher education settings on how to use learning analytics to support and inform design decisions. We start by defining learning analytics and frame …

Techniques for Self-Determined Learning in a Heterogenous ‘Classroom’
Techniques for Self-Determined Learning in a Heterogenous ‘Classroom’

For education to create and develop a self-determined learner, it is imperative to utilise the best approaches to teaching and learning and to ensure that students are empowered by giving them the opportunity to make choices, manage and control of th…

Inclusiveness in Instructional Design & Development of Informal Learning Experiences: From Cultural Lenses
Inclusiveness in Instructional Design & Development of Informal Learning Experiences: From Cultural Lenses

This position paper focuses on inclusive instructional design and development of informal learning in online environments. The literature-based position is developed from the lenses of typology of culture, learning, and technology, universal design f…

Designing for Liberation: A Case Study in Antiracism Instructional Design
Designing for Liberation: A Case Study in Antiracism Instructional Design

While grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing racialized, anti-Black violence, uprisings around the nation have launched anti-racism into popular consciousness and discourse. In higher education, many statements of solidarity with Black …

Promoting Organizational Justice In Cross-Cultural Data Collection, Analysis, And Interpretation: Towards An Emerging Conceptual Model
Promoting Organizational Justice In Cross-Cultural Data Collection, Analysis, And Interpretation: Towards An Emerging Conceptual Model

Human performance improvement (HPI) practitioners, including Instructional designers (IDs), typically strive to inform inclusive, equitable, and socially just organizational development, workplace learning, and performance improvement decisions when …

STEM Teachers’ Designs for Learning: Addressing the Social and Political Climate During COVID-19
STEM Teachers’ Designs for Learning: Addressing the Social and Political Climate During COVID-19

This study examined how seven math and science secondary teachers addressed social justice teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic and how their instructional practices mapped onto their pedagogical intentions. Guided by trauma-informed teaching practi…