Instructional Design

This page will show examples of instructional designs created for a wide range of business, non-profit, and academic purposes. 

Idaho State University: Moodle 2 Upgrade Project

Project Responsibilities/Skills

  • Analysis of data
  • Content writing
  • Editing
  • Evaluation
  • Instructional design
  • Needs assessment
  • Photography
  • Project management         

These packets were designed for Idaho State University to assist faculty in the upgrade to Moodle 2. These packets were created by me and my team of student instructional designers at the Instructional Technology Resource Center. Although not all handouts are here for viewing (all handouts can be viewed at http://isu.edu/itrc/m2/m2handouts.shtml) the list of created handouts was as follows (the information on some handouts may have been updated from the original creation but all designs are still in the same format):

  • Activity completion
  • Adding a file to your course
  • Adding a folder to your course
  • Adding an link to an external website in your course
  • Adding a page to your course
  • Adding an activity to your course
  • Assigning roles
  • Assignment add a resource
  • Attendance
  • Calendar
  • Chat activity
  • Collaborative: creating a session in your Moodle ISU course
  • Conditional release
  • Course availability
  • Database
  • Export to portfolio
  • Feedback tool
  • Files – new repositories
  • Forums
  • Glossary
  • Gradebook: exporting to a file
  • Gradebook: importing an Excel (csv) file
  • Gradebook: using the gradebook
  • Groups and groupings
  • Importing course content
  • Lesson: adding pages
  • Lesson: settings
  • Messages
  • Moodle ISU overview
  • My home page
  • Navigation – where to find things
  • People block or participants quiz settings
  • Quiz: adding questions to the question bank
  • Quiz: adding questions to your quiz
  • Quiz: manual grading
  • Quiz: question bank
  • Quiz: question type
  • Quiz: questions – importing in Aiken format (for multiple choice and true/false questions only)
  • Quiz: questions  - importing in GIFT format (for multiple choice, true/false, essay, short answer, missing word, numerical and matching question types)
  • Quiz: user and group overrides
  • Restoring course data from Moodle ISU
  • Survey
  • Turn activity completion on for the course
  • Updating profile
  • Using the activities block
  • Using the rubric grading method
  • Wiki
  • Withdrawn students: suspended enrollment

Idaho Humane Society: Walking a Dog Task Analysis

Project Responsibilities/Skills

  • Analysis of data
  • Content writing
  • Evaluation
  • Instructional design
  • Needs assessment
  • Photography
  • Project management

This guide served as a step-by-step instruction on the proper way to walk and handle a dog when volunteering at the Idaho Humane Society. 

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Idaho Humane Society: Volunteer Orientation Packet

Project Responsibilities/Skills

  • Analysis of data
  • Content writing
  • Evaluation
  • Instructional design
  • Needs assessment
  • Photography
  • Project management

This packet was created for the use of the volunteer coordinator at the Idaho Humane Society for the training and orientation of new volunteers.

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Idaho Humane Society: Volunteer Orientation Instructor Guide

Project Responsibilities/Skills

  • Analysis of data
  • Content writing
  • Evaluation
  • Instructional design
  • Needs assessment
  • Project management
  • Survey design

This guide was created for the use of the Idaho Humane Society volunteer coordinator to help direct the training and orientation of new volunteers. 

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Idaho Humane Society: Learner Analysis

Project Responsibilities/Skills

  • Analysis of data
  • Content writing
  • Evaluation
  • Instructional design
  • Needs assessment
  • Project management
  • Survey design

These reports were created for the use of the volunteer coordinator at the Idaho Humane Society to asses and evaluate the skill level and training needed to successfully integrate volunteers.

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Idaho Votes: AutoMark Short Case Instructions

Project Responsibilities/Skills

  • Content writing
  • Evaluation
  • Instructional design
  • Needs assessment
  • Photography
  • Project management

These instructions were created for the Idaho Votes foundation for the use of volunteers on Election Day who are trying to set up and test the AutoMark ballot marking machine for voter use. These instructions are located in the packaging of all ballot marking machines throughout the state.

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Idaho Votes: AutoMark Brain Binder

Project Responsibilities/Skills

  • Content writing
  • Instructional design
  • Needs Assessment
  • Photography
  • Project management

This packet was designed for the use the Idaho Votes foundation for future upgrades or revisions to the AutoMark ballot marking machine. This packet contained all the information given to Idaho Votes for the creation of several materials for the machine including the short case instructions, and the PowerPoint presentation.  It is called a brain binder because at any point the end user can use this information to reconstruct or change anything that went into the creation of all projects. 

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