Welcome to the Teaching & Learning section of the Instructional Technology pages. The purpose of this page and linked pages are to serve as a resource for faculty pointing to information to assist in the crafting of learning experiences.


There are a number of guides available covering a number of different topics including universal design for learning, using Wikipedia as a teaching tool, and using digital media. All of these guides are curated into a subject list of "Teaching and Learning" The list may be viewed at http://guides.lib.lawrence.edu/teachlearn. The individual guides are below.

  • Digital Media Toolbox - Created for instructors and students, this guide contains information about using media while respecting copyright and fair use, recommendations for managing and working through your media projects, and tools and resources you can use to create them.
  • Fostering Academic Integrity - "Cheat-resistant assignments are unique and meaningful: that is, they are specific to your classroom and designed to engage students in work with which they can connect and to which they can relate. The ideas [in this guide] on unique and meaningful assignments are adapted from Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty by James Lang and from information presented by The Meaningful Writing Project (http://meaningfulwritingproject.net/)."
  • Infographics - This guide contains a description of what infographics are and recommendations for how to use them in a class.
  • Universal design for Learning, Neurodiversity - This guide is a resources for those interested in learning more about universal design for learning (UDL), and neurodiversity.
  • Wikipedia as a Teaching Tool - This guide contains information about what Wikipedia is, how to use Wikipedia for college level research, how to evaluate individual Wikipedia articles.

Instructional Design Blog and ID Corner Podcast

Listen Notes Podcast Search Engine

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 11:57am
I am new to podcasting, but recently came across what I think is a cool tool for those interested in podcasts. There are applications of this site that may make it a powerful pedagogical tool. Listen Notes is a search engine for podcasts. You might wonder why a person might want such a thing when … Continue reading Listen Notes Podcast Search Engine

IDC03 – Taking Notes: Interview with Julie Haurykiewicz

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 1:37pm
Transcript I had the pleasure to sit down with Julie Haurykiewicz, an Associate Dean of Academic Success in the Center for Academic Success, or CAS, at Lawrence University. In her current role, Julie teaches Freshman Studies during winter term, works in a number of different summer programs including the Summer Institute program, and oversees many … Continue reading IDC03 – Taking Notes: Interview with Julie Haurykiewicz

IDC02-A Guide to Teaching in the Active Learning Classroom: History, Research, and Practice

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 8:28am
IDC02 Transcript (PDF) Welcome to the second episode of the ID Corner podcast, where we talk about anything and everything related to teaching and learning.  I am your host, Jedidiah Rex, Instructional Designer at Lawrence University. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts. You may also subscribe manually through the feed on … Continue reading IDC02-A Guide to Teaching in the Active Learning Classroom: History, Research, and Practice