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Instructional Design (ID) Basics: ADDIE model and Community of Inquiry (CoI) Framework

  • March 06, 2024
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Zoom


  • Any staff member of a LILRC Institutional Member or a LILRC Retired Member
  • Not a LILRC or ESLN Member, or outside of NYS, or Individual
  • For staff and members of any other NY councils. (CDLC, CLRC, METRO, NNYLN, RRLC, SCRLC, SENYLRC, WNYLRC)


This 90 minute webinar introduces participants to instructional design (ID) for librarians. All library workers educate their users in various capacities (beyond the classroom), and the presenter will describe related concepts. Instructional design (ID) is the practice of systematically developing learning outcomes, instructional materials, learning experiences, and designing assessment activities that foster interaction and engagement. 

At the end of this 90 minute webinar presentation, participants will be able to :

  1. Define instructional design (ID) within the context of librarianship
  2. Identify the key components of instructional design; learning objectives/outcomes, instructional materials, learning experiences, and assessment activities
  3. Describe the ADDIE instructional design model when developing a library instruction lesson or a credit-bearing information literacy (IL) course
  4. Utilize the Community of Inquiry (CoI) model for online learning
  5. Understand how Backward Design may be used to set learning goals before designing instructional activities and assessment 

Presenter: Mark Aaron Polger (they/them)

Mark Aaron Polger is an academic librarian and information literacy instructor who has been working in libraries since 1992. They received their MLIS degree in 2000 from the University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario, Canada) and has worked as a librarian in public, hospital, and academic libraries. Currently, Mark is the Coordinator of Library Outreach at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York (CUNY). They have written about library marketing in journals and other publications and has presented nationally at library conferences.

Mark is the author of 3 books; Engaging Diverse Learners: Teaching Strategies for Academic Librarians, co-authored with Scott Sheidlower (2017, Libraries Unlimited), Library Marketing Basics (2019, Rowman and Littlefield), and Library Signage and Wayfinding Design: Communicating Effectively with Your Users (2021, ALA Editions)

Their research interests include library marketing, outreach, and UX (user experience) design. Currently, Mark is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the open-access, peer reviewed journal Marketing Libraries Journal, which was launched in Fall 2017. Their next book project will be on Library Marketing Post-COVID


Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Taylor Peters

Professional Development Hours: .15 CEUs

Program Recording:  Yes


1. If you do not receive a confirmation email after registering, please contact Taylor Peters, to check your registration.

2.  If you have any questions regarding this program or registration and program access, please contact Taylor Peters,

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570

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