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Course Design Resource Index (Collaboration)

jordan
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This collaborative document is provided in connection with this blog post: Connecting With Students: Consider Their Point Of View. All registered users can "Edit" this doc and add valuable instructional design resource links.

 

IMPORTANT: this is a collaborative doc, so if someone provides any off base info, let's work together to keep this updated and accurate!

 

Follow these instructions to share your wisdom:

  1. Click "Edit" on the right side of this screen.
  2. Determine the appropriate category (below) where your tool/resource should be added.
  3. Add a row (if needed) - Click the bottom left row-column > Click "Go" to add a row
  4. Add your resource!
    1. Type name of resource > Select Text > Press CMD+K (Mac) Ctrl+K (PC) and paste URL to more info > Press Enter
    2. Make a note of the target users for this resource: K-12 and/or Higher Ed (H-Ed)
    3. Enter the cost of the Resource or leave blank if you are unsure (Free, Freemium, Premium)
    4. Press the "@" key > Type your first name, then underscore > Type your last name > Click your name to add
      1. If someone has a question about a tool, they may ping you for more info 😉
    5. Provide a description how the tool is valuable and can help to engage and connect teachers and learners!
  5. Click the "Publish" button at the bottom of this screen.

Index of Categories:

       Instructional Design Principles and Theory

     

    Name & Link to Resource:

    Ideal for?

    (K-12, H-Ed)

    Cost? @Name of Contributor
    Description of Resource:
    Quality Matters Both Not Free Quality Assurance metrics for course design. Requires subscription.
    Online Teaching Certification (OTC) H-Ed Free  @G_Petruzella  In the Canvas Commons: A 5-week course designed to certify faculty to teach fully-online courses. Covers pedagogy, UX, design, media, troubleshooting.
    OLC Quality Scorecard Both Free   @dejonghed07  Online Learning Consortium rubric for quality online course design. Requires (free) registration to download.
    Open SUNY Course Quality Review (OSCQR) H-Ed Free  @SkyVKing ‌ Open source tool to review quality of online course design.

     

       Course Media Assets (images, videos, audio resources)

     

    Name & Link to Resource:

    Ideal for?

    (K-12, H-Ed)

    Cost? @Name of Contributor
    Description of Resource:
    Da Button Factory Both Free Deactivated user Simple, yet robust tool to create button images to use throughout your course
    Rapid eLearning Blog Both Free Deactivated user Great blog! Lots of actionable content. Free Stock Image Sites for e-Learning. Subscribe!
    Wikimedia Commons Both Free  @dlyons  A collection of freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute
    OpenGameArt Both Free  @G_Petruzella  Videogame sprites, backgrounds, sound effects/music, more. Create a 'game' look-and-feel for your course.
    Media and HTML Library/Lab Both Free  @G_Petruzella  In the Canvas Commons: a collection of code snippets, embeddable media, and style ideas for instructional designers.
    H5P.org Both Free  @GideonWilliams  "Create, share, and reuse interactive HTML5 content in your browser." Blog post by Gideon
    FlatIcons and  Pixabay Both Free  @dejonghed07 ‌ If you need some quick icons, I recommend creating them online at FlatIcons. For Copyright free, royalty free, no attribution required images, I recommend Pixabay.
    VidGrid H-Ed Paid  @ericmlsna ‌ Video capture, screen recording, hosting, analytics, and closed captioning inside one app. Embed a recorder within courses/assignments so students can create videos. Interactive commenting and quizzing coming soon. Easily integrates with Canvas.
    Khan Academy Both Free awilliams "...[O]ffers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom."
    TedEd H-Ed Free awilliams "Lessons worth sharing."
    SnagFilms Both Free awilliams "From award-winning independent films to groundbreaking documentaries, we've got you covered. All our films are hand-curated by our editorial staff..."
    MITNewsOffice H-Ed Free awilliams Videos from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology News Office
    TeacherTube Both Free awilliams "... TeacherTube officially launched on March 6, 2007. Our goal is to provide an online community for sharing instructional videos. We seek to fill a need for a more educationally focused, safe venue for teachers, schools, and home learners."
    Canva Both Free  @rsasso ‌ Amazingly simple graphic design tool website.

     

       Websites, WebApps, WebTools, WebServices

     

    Name & Link to Resource:

    Ideal for?

    (K-12, H-Ed)

    Cost? @Name of Contributor
    Description of Resource:
    Kahoot.it Both Free Deactivated user
    Poll Everywhere Both Freemium Deactivated user This is a great, interactive way to use polls in the classroom. Students can participate via mobile/laptop
    Padlet K-12 Freemium Deactivated user Create collaborative, digital learning boards.
    Socrative Both Free  @dhulsey  Device Agnostic polling solution
    Haiku Deck Both Freemium  @dhulsey  PowerPoint alternative that prevents users from the worst slide mistakes by keeping things simple.
    Quizlet Both Freemium  @dhulsey  Flashcard maker and study tools.
    PowToon Both Freemium  @dhulsey  Animated video maker
    Office Mix Both Free  @dhulsey  PowerPoint add in for creating interactive lessons; integrates with Canvas through LTI
    SoftChalk CLOUD Both Paid  @dhulsey  Interactive lesson creator; integrates with Canvas through LTI
    Screencast-O-Matic Both Freemium  @dhulsey  Screen recorder with audio and webcam options; premium accounts are very economical
    ThingLink Both Freemium  @dhulsey  Make images interactive with dynamic cutouts.
    BigHugeLabs Both Free  @dhulsey  Fun and quick image editing
    Genial.ly Both Free  @dufay_k  Create infographic, interactive images, posters, presentations, all in one
    Pixlr Both Free  @dlyons  Free browser based image and photo editor
    Jing / Screencast.com Both Free  @dlyons  Make free short screencasts with Jing, then host in Canvas (or for free on Screencast.com)
    Aww App Both Freemium awilliams A browser based whiteboard tool. Supports collaborative editing.
    Geogebra Both Freemium awilliams

    A geometry package providing for both graphical and algebraic input.

    EdPuzzle Both Free awilliams Allows users to select a video and customize it by editing, cropping, recording audio, and adding questions to make an engaging presentation or lesson.
    Quizizz Both Free  @james_sanzin ‌ A gamified quizzing platform,that is kind of like Kahoot. The major differences here are that Quizizz is student paced, can be assigned for homework, and you can easily pull questions from multiple quizzes created by other users into your own quiz.  
    Adobe Spark Both Free  @dejonghed07 ‌ Create videos and graphics directly online. Recently our faculty have been using it to create welcome videos, but also easy for students. Contains backgrounds, images, and text. 

     

       Smartphone Apps (iOS & Android)

     

    Name & Link to Resource:

    Ideal for?

    (K-12, H-Ed)

    Cost? @Name of Contributor
    Description of Resource:
    Doceri Interactive Whiteboard Both Freemium Use an interactive whiteboard from your mobile device to project to the classroom. (More apps like this)

     

       Other

     

    Name & Link to Resource:

    Ideal for?

    (K-12, H-Ed)

    Cost? @Name of Contributor
    Description of Resource:
    Teaching in Higher Ed Podcast H-Ed Free  @jcottin  Excellent Podcast that provides a wealth of resources about teaching in higher education and personal knowledge management.  With a variety of guest, tips, technology tools and topics it is worth listening from the beginning! Available in iTunes, Android, RSS, and website.
    Cult of Pedagogy Podcast K-12, H-Ed Free  @jonesn16 ‌ Great combination of guests, podcasts, and supporting articles. Topics include OER, teacher rights, ed tech, and more.
    CanvasCasters Podcast K-12, H-Ed Free  @SkyVKing ‌ Unofficial Canvas LMS Podcast; A podcast built by Canvas LMS users, for Canvas LMS users.
    Teaching Online Podcast H-Ed Free  @SkyVKing ‌ A monthly podcast for online and blended learning professionals.Hosted by University of Central Florida staff.
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    Stefanie
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    Those of you who have been following this resource might also be interested in a related upcoming CanvasLIVE‌ event: snufer‌ will be presenting When High Tech becomes Hot Tech: Educational Technology Showcase  on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. If you're able to attend, RSVP "yes"; if you're interested, but your schedule doesn't allow you to attend in real time, respond "maybe" or "no." Your RSVP ensures that you'll receive a notification should the event be cancelled or changed.