Humanising learning design with digital pragmatism

Kate Molloy*, Clare Thomson

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    Abstract

    As digital education practitioners, the authors of this chapter champion a pragmatic approach to critical instructional design, where small incremental changes for good can build to large-scale transformation. Drawing on lived experiences, they set the theoretical considerations within the daily constraints of educators to explore humane, practical solutions to digital problems related to teaching and learning in higher education. Using a biomimicry-orientated lens, they consider micro, meso and macro methods for changing and developing learning design culture. For each of these six emergent strategy elements, practical suggestions are provided from their work as well as educator activities for readers to experiment with in their own contexts.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationHigher Education for Good
    Subtitle of host publicationTeaching and Learning Futures
    EditorsLaura Czerniewicz, Catherine Cronin
    PublisherOpen Book Publishers
    Pages397-420
    Number of pages24
    ISBN (Electronic)9781805111290
    ISBN (Print)9781805111283
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 25 Oct 2023

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Social Sciences(all)

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