Sunday, October 27th, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Workshops
San Antonio 5
Session Title
Connecting Research to Practice: Project Management Strategies for Instructional Designers
Review research and apply project management strategies to significantly improve your course development projects. Apply strategies to increase collaboration, meet QM Standards, save time, track and communicate project status, and close projects.
Learning Objectives
• Collaborate with colleagues to improve current instructional design processes.
Identify project management strategies and tools that can be useful in course design, development an
• Initiate the development of a project management flow chart, infographic, or written process appro
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Heidi Schroeder, Instructional Designer, University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee
Heidi works closely with faculty to provide course design and development support. She is a certified Master Reviewer and Online APPQMR and IYOC workshop facilitator through Quality Matters. Heidi has assisted numerous faculty in preparing for successful Quality Matters course reviews. She developed a two-phased Faculty Professional Development online teaching certification process and currently facilitates part 2 of the certification series. She actively engages in her own professional development. Heidi participated in the ID2ID Professional Mentorship program offered through Educause and Penn State during the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 academic years. She is a member of the leadership team for the University of South Florida Learning Design Group – a group of approximately fifty Instructional Design Professionals at USF that meets each semester. She also leads the Learning Design Group Book Club. Heidi teaches Student Life Skills Courses as an Adjunct Instructor at USFSM and has been recognized as an “Incredi-bull Critical Thinking” Faculty member. Heidi earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Wheaton College and a Master of Science degree in Instructional Systems with a focus on Open and Distance Learning from Florida State University.

Presentations and Publications • Garcia, C., Schroeder, H., Lee, A., Brown, J. (2019, March). Do You See What I See? 360 Video. Panel Discussion presented at Innovation Summit. Orlando, FL.

• Dejonghe, D. & Schroeder, H. (2019, March). Go with the Flow or Manage the Process: Instructional Design Project Management Strategies. Interactive Session presented at the TOPkit Workshop. Orlando, FL. * Award: Best in Track (Planning)

• Schroeder, H. (2018, November). Instructional Design Project Management in Higher Education. TOPkit Community of Practice.

• Schroeder, H. (2018, March). Sharing Success: A Two-Phased Approach to Online Faculty Professional Development at USFSM. TOPkit Workshop. Orlando, FL.

• Lee, A. & Schroeder, H. (2018, March). 360 Video in Classroom Management Course. USF Learning Design Group Semester Meeting Ignite Presentation. Tampa, FL.

• Hager, T., & Schroeder, H. (2017, November). A Two-Phased Approach to Online Faculty Development. Discovery Session presented at the Online Learning Consortium Accelerate Conference, Orlando, FL.

• Schroeder, H. (2016, November). Four Essential Tips for Professional Development Success. eLearn Magazine.

• Schroeder, H. (2016, November). Prepare to hit the trail: Successful QM Implementation Strategies. Interactive Session presented at the Quality Matters Annual Conference. Portland, OR.

Denise DeJonghe, Instructional Technology Specialist, Macomb Community College-Warren, Michigan
Denise designs, develops & facilitates online instructor certification & workshops. She also supports faculty in repurposing courses from on-ground to online. She holds an Ed.S. in Instructional Technology, Performance Improvement & Training & M.Ed. in Instructional Technology, Interactive Technologies, from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan & BA in Elementary Education from the University of Michigan in Dearborn, Michigan. Connect on LinkedIn