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Transforming Higher Education: Agency and the Instructional Designer
(American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, CA, 2006-04)
In addition to the important role instructional designers play in the design and development of instructional products and programs, they also act in communities of practice as agents in changing the way traditional colleges ...
Using Problem-Based Learning in Online Courses: A New Hope?
(M. Bullen & Janes (Eds.). Making the Transition to E-Learning: Strategies and Issues. Idea Group. Hersey, PA., 2006)
In this chapter, I argue that instructional designers must use research and theory to guide them to new and justified instructional practices when designing e-learning. I introduce a well-established pedagogy, Problem-Based ...
Instructional Designers' Observations about Identity, Communities of Practice and Change Agency
(Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2004)
We presume that models and theory in instructional design inform professional practice, but theory has not been consistently built from the professional experiences of instructional designers. This study draws on the ...
Agency of the Instructional Designer:Moral Coherence and Transformative Social Practice
(Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2005)
In this paper we propose a view of instructional design practice in which the instructional designer is an agent of social change at the personal, relational, and institutional levels. In this view designers are not ...
The feasibility of using mobile devices in nursing practice education
(International Association for Mobile Learning, 2008-10-08)
This paper focuses on an exploratory evaluation of the use of m-learning in nursing education. We report on Stage 2 of the formative evaluation of a project to integrate mobile learning into the Bachelor of Science Nursing ...
A Review of What Instructional Designers Do: Questions Answered and Questions Not Asked
(Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2005)
The purpose of this literature review was to determine what evidence there is that instructional designers apply ID Models, as well as to establish what other activities and processes they might use in their professional ...
Instructional Designers Perceptions of Their Agency: Tales of Change and Community
(In M.J. Keppell, Instructional design: Case studies in communities of practice. Idea Group. Hersey, PA., 2006)
Problem Formulation and Resolution in Online Problem-Based Learning
(International Review of Research on Open and Distance Learning, 2006)
This paper discusses an exploratory study to investigate the existence, and nature, of student problem formulation and resolution processes in an undergraduate online Problem-Based Learning (PBL) course in Agricultural ...
The critical, relational practice of instructional design in higher education: an emerging model of change agency
(Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2009)
This paper offers an emerging interpretive framework for understanding the active role instructional designers play in the transformation of learning systems in higher education. A 3-year study of instructional designers ...
Conversation as Inquiry: A conversation with instructional designers
(Journal of Learning Design, 2006)
Instructional designers regularly engage in a process of professional and personal transformation that has the potential to transform the culture of institutions through faculty-client relationships. Instructional ...