New Instructional Designer Instructions

UAF eCampus New Instructional Designer Manual


Welcome to UAF eCampus Instructional Designer Orientation space. This site is always a work in progress as Instructional Design Team policies and procedures undergo frequent updates due to a fluid nature of our profession, so please check back often and forgive us if you find anything that is (already!) outdated. Here (hopefully) you will find an array of resources to jump-start your course development skills, familiarize you with theory we practice and tools we use, as well as point you in the right direction of who to ask many questions that you no doubt have. This is your starting point!

There are many resources in existence already to help you with Instructional Design and various synchronous and asynchronous tools we use in the process. They can be found at

Author: Heidi Olson

Heidi enjoys working with content experts in developing eCampus courses to provide alternatives for students. Her other interests include faculty training in best practices for eCampus and researching eCampus tools to help fulfill learning outcomes. Having worked in the distance education arena for over 20 years, she has a wide range of experiences in supporting students and faculty as technology and pedagogy evolve.

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