Source: Full Tilt Ahead
Michelle Costello, Education and Instructional Design Librarian, Milne Library, SUNY Geneseo.
“If you are able to, regularly attend workshops and conferences on instructional design and instructional technology. These will keep you apprised of the newest developments in the field and are a great way to network. Make sure you take the time to go to events outside of formal sessions; these are often the best times to meet new people and talk about the ideas discussed during the formal sessions. In addition, take advantage of conferences and workshops outside of your specific field or area.” (For example, if you are an academic, go to a corporate-focused conference.)
The eLearning Guild has recently released a free new book of tips on instructional design. The tipsters include:
The tips are broken down thusly:
The book is available here. Or, here: 58 Tips for Breakthrough eLearning Instructional Design
Bill Pelz, “(My) Three Principles of Effective Online Pedagogy.” Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, Vol. 8, No. 3, June 2004.
Bill Pelz, of Herkimer County Community College,was a recipient of the 2003 Sloan-C award for Excellence in Online Teaching. In this article he describes the specific techniques he uses for creating an online environment in which students do (most of) the work, collaborate on projects, and establish an online learning community. Provides many strategies for use in online courses.
The article is available from Sloan-C: http://sloanconsortium.org/sites/default/files/v8n3_pelz.pdf
This is an instructional design document produced by BlackBoard originally published in 1998. Though some things have changed it is still a useful document regardless of LMS platform being used.
The document is available here: Blackboard – Instructional Design Tips.