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Design document, steps. walkthrough guide

Discussion and Assignment Redevelopment

The Challenge: How do we empower students to successfully complete an unfamiliar discussion style on a complex, scaffolding topic? Background: This project involved information and interests from a number of different stakeholders. These included the SME, the enterprise architecture project manager, various technologist, and an external vendor. The Solution: As the primary curriculum specialist for …

Canvas Quizzes

Canvas Quiz Guide for Instructional Designers

The Challenge: How do we provide a quick but comprehensive reference for instructional designers who are working on technical aspects of creating quizzes in Canvas LMS? The Solution: I compiled existing information (textual and experiential) to guide instructional designers on how to complete important aspects of Canvas quiz creation successfully. I collaborated with technologists and …

Training Activity Assignment Instructions

New Hire Training Activity: Assignment Instructions Development

The Challenge: How do we quickly get new instructional designers up to speed on completing technical tasks for tests and quizzes in an LMS? The Solution: I coupled existing vendor-provided information with custom content and devised brief activities that would both give the new designers experience with successfully completing common test-related tasks, as well as …

Group Work Re-Imagined

Group Work Re-imagined

The Challenge: How do we create a professional conference presentation and accompanying resources with multiple team members, transitions and concurrent projects? The Solution: My colleagues and I met regularly to brainstorm, divide work and create deliverables. I contributed to content generation and finalization, speech development and meeting facilitation. Preview (including elements for live presentation, e.g., …

Product Demo

Product Demo

The Challenge: How do we make it easier for SMEs to grasp the functions of a new tool while simultaneously allowing their leadership to quickly update the information when needed? The Solution: I channeled the simplified Articulate Storyline functionality that Microsoft PowerPoint allows and I made a slideshow that appears more like a product demo. …

Content Redesign Schedule

Course Experience Improvement and Adjustment Task Scheduling

The Challenge: How do we plan and execute content redevelopments that improve the learning experience for both students and instructors? Background: SME approached me with a request for help with improving the difficulty level of certain course content, while also improving the grading experience for instructors. There were two courses in question, similar to one …

Cat-ne's 9 Comic

Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction

The Challenge: How do we represent Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction in an attention-grabbing way? The Solution: Two of my colleagues and I had fun developing a brief overview of each of the nine events. This culminated in a cat-based comic strip (“Cat-ne’s 9”) and worksheet to serve as both a reinforcement of the information …

Text Update

Text Upgrade

The Challenge: How do we take blocks of text and present them in a more engaging fashion for adult online students? The Solution: The SME and I partnered on an Articulate Rise element for his brand new course. My SME provided a wealth of information that allowed me to experiment with different content chunking approaches. …