Instructional design has been undergoing significant changes resulting from developments in areas including pedagogy, learning science, and technology. Explore this resource site—a collection of all EDUCAUSE resources related to instructional design in higher education.
There are 3 key resources plus links to over 5,000 additional resources including
Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports, Blogs, Case Studies, Presentations and
seminars, book reviews, and more dating back to 2000. Some are available to
Educause members only. Educause offers a series of "7 Things You Should Know About ..." briefs each focusing on a single technology. The brief discusses what the technology is, where it is going, and why it matters to teaching and learning. The briefs are good for a no-jargon, quick overview of a topic.
The 3 key resources are:- Leveraging Instructional Designers for Research on Teaching and Learning: Challenges and Opportunities. This is only available to Educause members, but membership is not difficult.
- 7 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT Developments in Instructional DesignThis is one of the "7 Things You Should Know About ..." series. It presents a scenario and then discusses instructional design in seven topics: What is it?, How does it work?, Who's doing it?, Why is it significant, What are the downsides?, Where is it going? and What are the implications for teaching and learning?
- 7 Things You Should Know About Universal Design for LearningThis is another of the series -- this one focusing on Universal Design for Learning, a framework for the design of material of value to a wide range of students.
EDUCAUSE is a treasure trove of resources, and, especially more so, with the transition to online , hyflex, or blended learning delivery. This site is strongly recommended for anyone in education role.