Instructional Design Blog and ID Corner Podcast

Extreme Makeover: Moodle Edition

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 4:31pm
We are in unprecedented times. This current term has been a time of triage, of doing what we can to meet students and create any learning experience possible. Many have used our learning management system, Moodle, for the first time (Kudos!) And some are relying on it just a bit more than they have before. […]

Workload Estimator

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 11:27am
The Workload Estimator from the Center for Teaching Excellence at Rice University is a helpful tool for instructors to inform themselves about how much work they are giving students. This tool can be part of an instructors transparent approach by providing a way for instructors to communicate to students the amount of work that instructors […]

Making Accessible Office Documents

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 1:52pm
One part of creating an inclusive classroom is making sure that the materials we use are accessible to those with disabilities. As the University of Washington Accessible Technology blog points out, there are some common steps that one can take regardless of the type of document. These include:1 Using headings Using lists Using meaningful hyperlinks […]