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Pivoting Your Instruction
A Guide to Comprehensive Instructional Design for Faculty

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ISBN 9781032017099
August 24, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
276 Pages 21 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This practical guide for college and university instructors explains how to design and prepare your courses to be adaptable for a full range of learning environments – whether that’s online, hybrid, or face-to-face traditional campus teaching.

Author Bruce Mackh unpacks a comprehensive instructional design approach to curriculum and instruction that is suitable for all modalities and allows you to pivot quickly, regardless of how the course will be delivered. Chapters provide quick takeaways and cover challenges and opportunities, adapting high impact practices across instructional models, and fostering a culture of care. The book also encourages faculty members to adopt a student-centered mindset as they employ the principles of Design Thinking, User Experience Design, Instructional Design, and Learning Experience Design to create a high-quality course.

The strategies at the heart of this book will help both new and experienced faculty save time, ensure instructional continuity during transitions, and achieve excellence in teaching.

Table of Contents

1. The Intersection of Identity and Philosophy  2. Student-Centered by Design  3. Building a Course Online  4. Pivoting Between Instructional Models  5. Adapting High Impact Practices across Instructional Models  6. A Culture of Care

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Bruce M. Mackh is the Department Head of Art and Design and Associate Professor at Valdosta State University, USA. He is the author of Higher Education by Design: Best Practices for Curricular Planning and Instruction (Routledge, 2018).