Instructional Design Conferences

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Nothing beats the energy and excitement of thousands of people descending on the same site to learn together. Conferences are a wonderful opportunity to not only do some networking but to learn new things and extend your knowledge. I’ll happily … Continued

Free Webinars

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Check out some of the webinars and presentations I’ve done for instructional designers, librarians, higher education, and K-12! Elearning SCORM in Captivate, Storyline, and Canvas How to publish SCORM packages with Captivate and Storyline and upload to Canvas as assignments. … Continued

2020 Presentations

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Recordings available online. SchoolsFirst Center for Creativity and Critical Thinking K12 Online Teaching Webinars: Backwards Design Strategies This session introduced backward design, also known as competency-based learning. We covered the basics of lesson design and writing measurable learning objectives. K12 … Continued

Recommended Websites, Conferences, Podcasts, Professional Organizations, & Social Media Groups for Instructional Design and Elearning

Occasionally I get asked by new instructional designers what websites they should check out, what podcasts I like, what conferences are good to attend. Here’s my official list of recommendations for instructional design and elearning websites, conferences, podcasts, professional organizations, … Continued

Conference Recap: CSUN Assistive Technology Conference 2019

Last week I was extremely fortunate to attend the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference in Anaheim, California.  This was a fantastic conference that showcased a wide variety of technology and techniques to make learning more accessible to everyone. As an instructional … Continued

Online Learning in Academic Libraries: Showcase of Library Tutorials

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When I was a new Instructional Design Librarian in 2014 I sought out examples of great online tutorials from other academic libraries to get ideas for what our own library should have. Our library at the time was seriously lacking … Continued

Two Virtual Reality Projects Built With Adobe Captivate 2019

I’ve written previously about how intrigued I was by the newest version of Adobe Captivate, which now supports 360 images and facilitates creation of interactive virtual reality learning experiences, if they’re a bit limited yet in functionality. I’ve also written … Continued

2019 Presentations

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Presentations in 2019: Keynote Panel (Recording available, requires sign-up) March 13, Library 2.019 Shaping the Future of Libraries with Instructional Design Create Interactive and Accessible Tutorials with H5P April 1-5, Distance Library Instruction Virtual Poster Session hosted by the ACRL … Continued

ALA Poster Teaser Infographic: Accessible H5P Activities

I would love to chat about elearning development and accessibility at ALA Annual in New Orleans! I’ve got three presentations/events lined up: Tutorials that are interactive, accessible, AND open? It’s possible with H5P! Poster presenter, The Educators Poster Session Saturday, June … Continued

I Made a Twitter Bot

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I’m a fan of Twitter bots. Not the Russian propaganda ones, but rather the musings of unstaffed Twitter accounts that randomly generate surrealist content. I enjoy the abstract renderings of Soft Landscapes, which offers automated and surreal yet soothing landscape … Continued

2018 Presentations

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Presentations in 2018: Online Webinar: 20 Apps in 60 Minutes (For Educators) January 31st, hosted by ACRL University Libraries Section. Get slides and view the recording. Online Webinar: Free Graphics, Audio, and Video for Education March 7th, hosted by ACRL University … Continued

Open Ed Conference 2017: The Perfect Opportunity

Slides from my Open Ed Conference 2017 presentation, The perfect opportunity: Transforming a graduate instructional design degree with affordable and open educational resources. The perfect opportunity: Transforming a graduate instructional design degree with affordable and open educational resources from Lindsay O’Neill

Spark Tutorials recognized as ACRL-IS Site of the Month!

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I regularly submit my tutorials to ACRL Instruction Section’s PRIMO Database, which peer-reviews instructional materials created by librarians. I’ve been very fortunate to have several accepted! My Spark Tutorial “Finding Articles and Databases” scored high enough on the reviewer rubric … Continued

Instructional Design Librarian Starter Kit

Instructional design-related librarianship is a growing field, just like instructional design is. I get asked periodically about what it is exactly that I do, and while I love sharing my own experience, someone with the exact same job title as … Continued

Free Downloads are Here!

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I’ve added a Free Downloads page to my website – previously visitors had to hunt for my free templates in my Portfolio. Use and reuse these files for free under the terms of the Creative Commons license assigned to each. … Continued

2017 Presentations

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Presentations in 2017: Blended Librarian: Conversations with Blended Librarians Panel Panelist. Online webinar March 2, 3 pm Eastern (recording is available) California State University, Fullerton, College of Education Webinar Series Online webinar March 6, 6 pm Pacific (recording is available on YouTube) Association … Continued

Getting Library Badges and eLearning Off the Ground

So – since 2014 I’ve been the Instructional Design Librarian and now Instruction Coordinator at Cal State Fullerton. I’ve been interested in badges and scaling up library instruction with eLearning for a while. I pitched badges last year to our interim university librarian, and he’s … Continued

2016 Presentations

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Four presentations in 2016, including three full-length presentations and a poster: SCIL Works, Cal State Fullerton, February 19 [Slides] Dance into the FIRe: Engaging with the framework to develop an information literacy curriculum for freshmen Co-presenting with Terrones, L., Lambert, J., Prieto, … Continued

2015 Presentations

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Five major presentations in 2015, including four posters and a webinar panel. ALA Annual Conference “Transforming library information literacy instruction to support high impact practices: A model redesign” (poster session), with Lettycia Terrones, California State University, Fullerton. Poster session presented at the American … Continued

The Zenith of Spring

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At this moment, I am preparing to teach three one-shot sessions back-to-back (all for one instructor, how does she handle this workload twice a week??). I’m also meaning to finish up a proposal for ACRL’s Assessment in Action, I need … Continued

2014 Presentations

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One lightning presentation in 2014: SALAD: My experience collecting and providing access to electronic Arizona government documents from Lindsay O’Neill “SALAD: My experience collecting and providing access to Arizona government documents” (blitz presentation). Arizona Library Association Annual Conference, Fort McDowell, … Continued

2013 Presentations

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One poster presentation in 2013: “Removing the mystery: Promoting your unique collection with Twitter” (poster session). Joint Arizona Library Association-Mountain Plains Library Association Annual Conference, Fort McDowell, Arizona, November 2013 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 … Continued