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Student Run Instructional Design Support for Higher Education
Iowa State University has experienced two forms of implementation for student-run instructional design support for higher education purposes. One is based off a grant written by the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and has helped over 100 faculty over a 2-year period. The other is an entrepreneurial endeavor developed by a faculty and student team. Both had the purpose of providing support for improving instructional design and instructional technology in face-to-face and distance education classrooms. As both programs were developed on campus, there was a mutual need to begin to collaborate. The two groups brought different skill sets to the table with the common goal to give back to the larger university community. This has been an endeavor to understand the collaboration between faculty and students to improve faculty members’ instructional design and instructional technology use.
Karly Good, Wei Wang
Karly C. Good is studying for a Ph.D. Curriculum and Instructional Technology at Iowa State University and currently works at Grand View University as an Online Instructional Designer and Instructional Applications Coordinator. She graduated with a B.A. in Biotechnology from the University of Northern Iowa, earned her Masters in Secondary Science Education and taught high school Biology, Anatomy and Physiology and Zoology where student centered technology integration was a key component of her pedagogical approach.
Wei Wang holds a MS in Curriculum and Instructional Technology and she is pursuing a PhD in Curriculum and Instructional Technology with a Human-Computer Interaction co-major. Ms. Wang currently works as a teaching and a research assistant for Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching. Her research interests include designing and developing training instructional materials and investigating teachers' technology integration skills through the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge framework.