Designing Online Instruction: It’s Not Just for Distance Education Anymore

This webinar will teach you new and exciting ways to create online instructional materials for distance, blended, or even face-to-face sessions. The first part of the session will focus on defining different types of online instructional materials and strategies, while the second half will focus on “Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation” (ADDIE) and software programs for creating online videos.

After attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • describe several categories of online instruction
  • explain the importance of designing online materials for a variety of audiences
  • develop a plan for designing online instructional materials using ADDIE
  • list several software programs for creating online videos

Amy Blevins currently works at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library as the associate director for public services. From 2007–2010, she served as the education and instructional technologies librarian at East Carolina University’s Laupus Library, where she oversaw the creation of online instructional materials to support distance education programs. During that time, she earned a certificate in distance learning and administration. Before coming to Indiana, Blevins served as the liaison to the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa, where she developed a longitudinal curriculum-integrated series of classes for undergraduate medical students. She is the coeditor of the book Curriculum-Based Library Instruction and has over a decade of experience with teaching in academic health sciences libraries.