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  • About the authors

With an explosion of accessible information online and students feeling more and more independent in their searching skills and information needs, libraries are shifting to user-centered models. With this shift comes a need for librarians to transform the focus of the library from a great repository of material into a service-centric, one-stop research and learning shop for patrons. These changes are requiring librarians to define the library by the services it can provide, especially innovative ones, such as publishing services, scholarly communications, and project management. Instructional design can help librarians craft and assess these new and innovative services, including teaching information literacy, developing online content, and designing programs and outreach initiatives in a targeted and mindful way.

Creative Instructional Design: Practical Applications for Librarians explores the major overarching themes that show why instructional design is so impactful for academic librarians—intentionality, collaboration, and engagement—and provides you with extensive examples of how librarians are applying the theoretical perspectives of instructional design in practical ways. The book examines ways in which librarians are using instructional design principles to inform, construct, or evaluate information literacy initiatives; online library instruction and services; and programming and outreach efforts. Instructional design provides a way for instructors, trainers, and educators to both approach instruction creation systematically, and evaluate how it has been effective and how it can be improved.

Regardless of the instructional format, from classes to workshops to videos to worksheets, instructional design strives to ensure that potential learning gains by students are maximized and that the instruction is evaluated for improvement in future iterations.

Brandon K. West, Kimberly Davies Hoffman, and Michelle Costello

Chapter 1. Tap into Your Research Expertise to Demystify Instructional Design
Anne Deutsch

Chapter 2. Intentionally Planning Information Literacy Instruction
Katherine O’Clair

Chapter 3. Perfect Pairings: Instructional Design Meets Required Library Instruction
Meggan Press

Chapter 4. Modular Design, Consistent Pedagogy, and Curriculum a la Carte
Natalie Bennett, Lane Wilinson, and Virginia Cairns

Chapter 5. Mapping Information Literacy to a First-Year Writing Curriculum
Kathleen A. Langan and Dianna E. Sachs

Chapter 6. The Power of a Picture: Using Images for Indirect Instruction
Keri Thomas-Whiteside

Chapter 7. Teaching Data Visualization: Independent Learning with Media Mashups
Charissa Jefferson, Lauren Magnuson, and Elizabeth Altman

Chapter 8. Instructional Design: Toolkits for Paraprofessional Staff and Graduate Assistants
Lora L. Smallman

Chapter 9. Embedded Library Instruction in Experiential Education Courses: Perspectives from the Inside
Justina M. Elmore

Chapter 10. Modeling ID Principles for Sustainable Instruction and Collaboration: Making the Library Integral to the LMS and Campus Processes
Francesca Marineo and Heather Christensen

Chapter 11. Transitioning from Face-to-Face to Online with USER in Mind
Logan Rath

Chapter 12. A Principled Approach: Using Instructional Design to Enhance Synchronous Online Instruction
Jane Mason Adamson and Sandra Lee Hawes

Chapter 13. Employing the ADDIE Model to Produce Instructional Videos and Support the Development of a New Partnership
Christina Heady and Joshua Vossler

Chapter 14. Designing Stories: A Storytelling Approach to Tutorial Videos
Julia Feerrar

Chapter 15. Blurring the Line Between Practice and Play: Building Immersive Experiences and Integrated Assessment
Trevor Riley

Chapter 16. Flipping Out(ward): Changing the Instructional Model for Large-Enrollment Courses
Joelle Pitts and Melia Erin Fritch

Chapter 17. Online and Hybrid Instructional Design for Liaison Librarians: A New Certification Program
Kimberly A. Kenward and Mary K. O’Kelly

Chapter 18. Breaking Through the Silos: Collaboration that Supports Instruction
Eric Machan Howd and Anne Larrivee

Chapter 19. Using the ADDIE Process to Design Two Discrete Models of Faculty Programming
Karla Fribley

Chapter 20. Collaborating with Teaching Faculty on Transparent Assignment Design
Melissa Bowles-Terry, John Watts, Pat Hawthorne, and Patricia Iannuzzi

Chapter 21. Recalling Liminality: Adapting Instructional Design for New Faculty Orientation
Kelly J. Grossmann and Michelle Guittar

Chapter 22. Applying Instructional Design Principles to an Internship Curriculum
Lee Ann Fullington and Matthew Harrick

Chapter 23. Film for Four: Teaching the Libraries Through Film Production and Instructional Design
Michelle H. Brannen and Ingrid J. Ruffin

Chapter 24. Structuring the Unstructured: Plan Your Library Makerspace with Instructional Design
Sharona Ginsberg

Chapter 25. Leading Change: Using Instructional Design to Refocus an Information Literacy Program
Kimberly Davies Hoffman

Editor Biographies and Contributor Information

Brandon K. West

Brandon K. West is the head of research instruction services and liaison to the social sciences at the State University of New York at Geneseo’s Milne Library. His research interests include examining the intersections of information literacy and online learning, applying instructional design principles to enhance student learning, and addressing LGBTQ+ issues in libraries. He has an MEd in educational technology from Grand Valley State University, an MLS from Texas Woman’s University, and an MS in curriculum development from the University at Albany. He was the lead editor of Creative Instructional Design: Practical Applications for Librarians, available from ACRL Publications.

Kimberly D. Hoffman

Kimberly Davies Hoffman serves as the University of Rochester’s Head of Outreach, Learning, and Research Services at the River Campus Libraries. Pulling from successful past collaborative experiences at SUNY Geneseo, Kimberly is excited to guide a new team of outreach librarians toward growth in areas of teaching, programming, collaboration, and leadership. Her interests lie in engaging pedagogy, instructional design, assessment, and creating professional development opportunities. She has been a founding member for programs like LILAC, the 3Ts, and RYSAG. Kimberly earned her MLS at the University at Buffalo and a BA in French and International Relations at the University of New Hampshire.

Michelle Costello

Michelle Costello, Education/Instructional Design Librarian, is liaison to the School of Education and provides reference help and library instruction to students, faculty and community members at SUNY Geneseo. Ms. Costello is a member of a campus Instructional Design Team, who assist faculty in designing, developing, and implementing online courses. She also teaches workshops for faculty and students on authentic uses of classroom technology which further increases her relationships within the campus community. Ms. Costello was co-project manager of a successfully developed and implemented learning community of pedagogical improvement for librarians (LILAC, Library Instruction Leadership Academy) and currently serves as co-principal investigator and presenter for the latest hybrid iteration. Michelle earned her MLS from Syracuse University and a BA in psychology and elementary education from St. John Fisher College.