Building an Activity Catalog to Improve Course Design

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As teachers and instructional designers, one of the biggest challenges we face is trying to come up with multiple creative and appropriately challenging activities for our courses. We have to consider the diverse needs of our learners and the goals of the course and then figure out a whole bunch of details to ensure that those needs and goals are met. At our college, instructors and instructional designers were feeling the burden of the workload involved in creating activities for multiple courses a year. We wanted a way to store our best activity ideas and share them with one another.

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