Models of Change and Innovation and the Implications for Faculty Development

Initial Use:

  • Innovation is used on a short term, day to day basis
  • Instructor may still be learning how to use the innovation
  • Focused more on the mechanics of using the tool
  • Can be several years in length
  • Classroom supplement
  • In support of tradition way of teaching
  • Personal and task management
  • Technology is separate from the normal curriculum
  • Instructors make few changes in the way they are using the innovation

Sharon Alayne Widmayer
Instructional Designer
The George Washington University
MATTS 2002