Webinar: Using Instructional Design Principles to Transition to Online Learning with Kim Hoffman

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Date(s) - 12/15/2020
10:00 am CST - 11:00 am CST

Having a firm understanding of pedagogical theory and instructional design principles can help demystify and smooth the transition toward how best to plan for and execute online teaching.

Designed for library professionals who are new to teaching or would welcome a refresher, this first of two workshops will start at the beginning, leading us from in-person to online instruction. (Next workshop: Creating Engagement in an Online Teaching Environment

A pre-assignment will be sent ahead of time and will be due a few days before the session. Active participation in this assignment will facilitate and enrich the synchronous workshop.

Kimberly Davies Hoffman serves as the University of Rochester’s Director of Learning Initiatives at the River Campus Libraries. With interests 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 (Rochester Young Scholars Academy at Geneseo). Recent projects include co-editing Open Pedagogy Approaches: Faculty, Library, and Student Collaborations and her participation in SPARC’s Open Education Leadership Program, the ARL Digital Scholarship Institute, and a grant-based digital collection of case studies highlighting faculty’s teaching with technology (DigITaL, Digital Ideas in Teaching and Learning). She has co-taught two online courses for RUSA. Kimberly earned her MLS at the University at Buffalo and a BA in French and International Relations at the University of New Hampshire.


Register for the live webinar or the webinar recording on our Zoom platform. Even if you don’t attend the live event, you will receive a link to the webinar recording after the event. Please email us if you have any questions.

For FY2021-22, 70% of the total costs for the PLAN Continuing Education program ($220,000) is supported by federal money, and 30% of this program ($92,991) is supported by state money. The total budget of the project is $312,991.