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The Instructional Design Emergency Response Network is a group of online learning and eLearning professionals from K-12, higher education, and workforce development. We are here to support individual educators or trainers, schools, firms, and organizations during times of crisis.

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"Meet the Instructional Design ‘First Responders’ Helping Faculty Teach in an Emergency"

An interview with Rebecca Koenig of EdSurge!
Published March 19, 2020

"Let's hail the heroes of higher ed’s pandemic-inspired shift into the modern age"

An EdSource commentary by Jody Greene

"Field Report #1: Making #RemoteTeaching Happen"


Teaching Online Podcast Episode 63 mentions ID-ER Network at 21 minutes.

Published April 6, 2020

"Working and Teaching from Home"

Discussion about ID-ER Network begins at 27 minutes.

Published March 26, 2020

Shoutouts on Twitter!

Just random junk from random folks!




Established on March 9, 2020, more than 500 eLearning and online learning professionals have signed up to support educators all over the world. We have more than 3,000 years of combined experience and we are eager to work with you. Let us help you keep teaching!


I'm thrilled to serve as your Network Admin. I have 10+ years of experience in instructional design and a master of arts in Women's Studies. I'm a graduate of Ball State University and Texas Woman's University. I was born and raised in Boonville, IN and now live in Fort Worth, TX.



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Primary & Secondary Ed (K-12)
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Trades & Training
  • Education Resources curated by Ragen Roberts

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COVID-19 Info & Action
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  • Ways to Help curated by Ragen Roberts

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  • Pandemic Tracking from Bryan Alexander

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Higher Ed & Academia
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Entertainment & Self-Care
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  • Kids Entertainment Resources curated by Ragen Roberts

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  • Resources for Parents curated by Ragen Roberts

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Social Services & Support
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  • Aid Resources curated by Ragen Roberts

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