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Instructional Design Effects

Instructional Design EffectsInstructional Design Effects is a consulting service for instructional design in higher education, workload analysis, instructor training, procedural documentation, activities, and instructional design reviews. Website has an interactive blog, and online courses for instructors and instructional designers to enhance course design using engaging active leaning. Implemented from the heart is an open online course developed by Berkley for STEM courses to teach creative programming using SCRATCH© by MIT, makes a great camp for 6th through 9th graders. It has also been used with upper level students as an introduction to more serious programming. Contact Rebecca Kirstein at, phone: 919-345-7065, website:

UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies

UW-Madison Division of Continuing StudiesUW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies provides leadership, administrative oversight, program development, and marketing support for UW–Madison’s noncredit offerings. In addition, we teach and direct hundreds of programs and courses that address the professional development and personal enrichment needs of face-to-face and online learners. Continuing Studies also advises and admits people enrolled in certain credit or capstone programs, as well as adults pursing undergraduate degrees.

Magna Publications

Magna PublicationsMagna Publications serves the higher education community by producing online seminars, publications, conferences, and other products that support faculty and staff development. Since 1972, we have given thought-leaders on thousands of campuses a platform to share ideas and build new expertise to help solve some of the most pressing issues in higher ed. Magna Publications is respected for its ability to present the kind of information you need to be an excellent teacher and academic leader.