Learning design templates – a pedagogical just-in-time support tool

Heathcote, Elizabeth A. (2006) Learning design templates – a pedagogical just-in-time support tool. In Minshull, Geoff & Mole, Judith (Eds.) Designing for Learning. JISC Development Group, Bristol, UK, pp. 19-26.


An ongoing obstacle to the widespread adoption of effective and engaging online teaching is the degree of pedagogical understanding required by the academic to make the most of the available online tools. This paper describes the Learning Design Templates project at Queensland University of Technology, which provides academics with templates that embed specific pedagogical principles, for example problem based learning, work integrated learning and creative thinking skills. These ‘learning design templates’ consist of online tools, examples and suggestions that are carefully structured around generic learning activities. The templates can be customised to suit a range of subject disciplines, and are situated within an educational framework. This short paper outlines the rationale and process undertaken to create the learning design templates.

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ID Code: 10098
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: learning design, instructional design, pedagogical templates, learning environments, learning design templates, HERN
ISBN: 9780955142482
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Technology, Information and Library Services
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 11 Oct 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2015 06:04

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