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Instructional Design News
  • Assisting ‘Aha!’ Moments: The UMass Instructional Support Team by jaclyndechiro001 Sep 30, 2014
    The Instructional Support Team at UMass Boston is a model instructional team in higher education. Instructional Support Team members partner with faculty to assist in designing college courses, whether online, hybrid, blended or face-to-face.&nbsp...
  • Carol Sharicz, a Practitioner-Professor by jaclyndechiro001 Sep 30, 2014
    Joins the Instructional Design Faculty as Instructor for INSDSG-604- Communication Theory for Organizations When you speak with Carol Sharicz, it is evident that she is passionate about providing students with tools that are immediately relevant t...
  • Innovative Practices in Online Courses: by jaclyndechiro001 Sep 30, 2014
    Instructional Design Graduate Program Faculty and the Instructional Technology Support Team Share Tools and Strategies During the last few days of summer, colleagues in the Instructional Design Graduate Program and Instructional Technology Support...
  • Alumna Lesli Woodruff: Creating Training that Keeps the Pace with Rapidly Changing Technology by jaclyndechiro001 Sep 30, 2014
    Lesli Woodruff, a 2012 graduate of the ID Program, works as an instructional designer for Nuance Communications, the company behind speech recognition technology, the likes of which are found in mobile devices, car navigation systems and various m...
  • Gameful Learning, When Play Meets Education by jaclyndechiro001 Sep 30, 2014
    Graduate Student Mish McIntyre Presents at NERCOMP Inside a burnt out factory, down a dark hallway where a naked light bulb flickers and hums, there is an open green door, its surface scraped and worn. This is the office of the Mr. Humbart Nicklus...
  • INSDSG-624 Evaluation in the Instructional Design Process Becomes a Core Course in Fall 2014 by jaclyndechiro001 Sep 30, 2014
    While INSDSG-624 Evaluation in the Instructional Design Process has been taught for several semesters as INSDSG-650 Assessment in Instructional Design, this course has been revisited and revised, and now will be added as a core requirement for inc...
  • Dr. Bill Braun Receives the Instructional Design DNA Award by jaclyndechiro001 Jul 1, 2014
    And Retires After 50 Years of Teaching There is a new award that was established this year by the Instructional Design Program and CAPS.  It is the Instructional Design DNA Award.  The Instructional Design DNA Award recipient is cho...
  • Book Award Recipient, Michael Sullivan by jaclyndechiro001 Jul 1, 2014
    Michael Sullivan, director of Mercer County Community College’s distance learning program, has an impressive resume.  He leads the distance learning department to create over 375 online sections, supporting 8,000 students and over 125 f...
  • Commencement by instructionaldesign Jul 1, 2014
    Congratulations to the thirty-nine Master of Education in Instructional Design graduates and nine Instructional Technology Design Certificate recipients!  Commencement Day was a sunny and bright celebration of scholastic achievement.  Gr...
  • GIDA Event by instructionaldesign Jul 1, 2014
    The annual GIDA Event provided an opportunity for Instructional Design Program graduates to celebrate their achievements with family, friends, classmates, faculty and staff.  Graduates and their guests enjoyed a Greek buffet, speakers and a p...