Building a Community of IDs: Won't You Be My Buddy?

Wednesday, February 03 | 11:00AM–11:45AM | Texas Ballroom Foyer, Fourth Floor
Session Type: Professional Development
This session will focus on the challenges and successes of implementing a grassroots instructional designer mentoring/buddy program across a large and distributed professional community within a university setting. Join us to explore this program, brainstorm how it might work at your institution, and learn about the benefits of this type of professional development program for instructional designers.

OUTCOMES: Identify how the program adds value to your school or career * Brainstorm resources and constraints for implementing a similar program * Gather information to develop a similar program at your institution or join a cross-institutional program


  • Brett Bixler

    Instructional Designer and Educational Gaming Commons Evangelist, The Pennsylvania State University
  • April Millet

    Learning Designer, The Pennsylvania State University

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