Under Pressure: Easing Challenges in The Instructional Design Role

ID: 49858 Type: Best Practices Session
  1. Dina Kurzweil and Karen (Beth) Marcellas, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), United States

Monday, November 14 11:35-11:55 AM Location: Banneker View on map

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Abstract: Like an architectural designer's job is to work with clients to create order out of dissimilar pieces of a building, an Instructional Designer's (ID) job is to work with faculty to create order in a learning environment. Like an architect, the ID has to balance different requirements for each project, potentially taking on different roles depending on the environment and the type of project. ID faces a variety of challenges and pressures as they seek to create order in the environment in which they. In this best practice session we will share as a group ID challenges. Then we will categorize and discuss as a group these pressures and look at methods/technique to reframe, deconflict and/or tackle even the most stressful of problems. The opinions or assertions contained herein are the private ones of the authors and are not to be construed as official or reflecting the views of the DOD, USUHS, or any other agency of the U.S. Government. The authors have no financial disclosures.

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