Best Practices in Launching a QM Initiative
Instructional Designer: Guide on the Side
Keith O'Neal, Instructional Designer, Lipscomb University
An Instructional Designer for Lipscomb University, Keith received his M.Ed. in Technology from Ashland University in 2007. He's presented at multiple conferences and worked independently with school districts & universities to further technology in the classroom & online. Supporting excellence & inspiring innovation is his passion. Follow on Twitter @iTeachLipscomb
If you ask 10 people to define an "Instructional Designer" or describe what they do, you may very well get 10 different answers. Instructional Designers wear many different hats depending on the needs, expectations, vision, and budgets of their respective institutions. By transitioning to a "Guide on the Side" mentality and fostering relationships with faculty, Instructional Designers can maximize their time and efforts to impact teaching and learning.
Learning Objectives
Analyze the Instructional Design needs of attendees' respective institutions.
Compare different styles of effective Instructional Designer roles.
Evaluate how Instructional Designers can be most effective at their institutions.
Audience: Faculty 
Audience: Administrator
Audience: Instructional Designer