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Instructional Design BoF

Instructional designers and developers gathered to discuss strategies, expertise, and resources to help them better support faculty in delivering instruction. For example, at the June 1st meeting, there was a presentation and lively discussion about using QR codes to provide access to instructional materials (e.g., documents, videos, audio). Joan Van Duzer (Humboldt), an instructional design veteran, was the Facilitator.

Each hour-long session was archived — see below.

Membership List

A spreadsheet containing the contact information for attendees of this BoF is available at This document lists members' roles on campus and their areas of expertise/interest, as well as ideas about topics for future discussions. It will help you identify people to contact with specific instructional design questions.

Meeting Archives

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February 3, 2012 The group shared innovative technology finds, such as iCyte (captures full websites for later use), issuu (flip books), jux, etc.
March 2, 2012 Attendees shared what their campuses are doing to train faculty in online course development, and what incentives are in play.
April 6, 2012 Humboldt State surveyed iPad-using faculty for app recommendations.
June 1, 2012 Carole Robinson presented on using QR codes to deliver instructional materials (e.g., text, audio, video).
June 6, 2012 This session focused on authoring tools. Tools mentioned included Camtasia, Captivate, Pachyderm, Course Builder, Softchalk, Jing, and Articulate Studio.