This Week in ODL: July 24-28, 2017

Sean Michael Morris teaching at the Digital Pedagogy Lab Institute in Vancouver, BC This week Sean Michael Morris will be...

Reimagining the Syllabus

On July 10, 2017, I had the opportunity to work with a group of instructors in an online environment. The...

This Week in ODL: July 10-14, 2017

Study Abroad Contest The ODL has just officially launched our MiddCreate Study Abroad Contest page. The contest will take place this fall...

How to grow a band-like-thing-that-involves-instructional-designers [1]

[1] Note: How to Grow A Band is the name of the Punch Brothers documentary. Instructional designers get a raw deal....

Saying ‘No’ to Best Practices

The worst best practice is to adhere to, or go searching for, best practices. I have been in countless rooms...

Critical Instructional Design and Acts of Resistance

The following was delivered at the 2016 Open Education Conference as part of a presentation  titled “Critical Instructional Design and...

Best Feet Forward: Instructional Designers as Pedagogical Consultants

I was perhaps more an instructional designer as the English Program chair at the Community Colleges of Colorado Online than...

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