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Curriculum Theory And Instructional Design

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In this course, learners focus on applying theory and systematic approaches to design and implementation of instruction for diverse adult learners. Learners identify and analyze trends, issues, models, methods, various instructional strategies, technology, and classroom management strategies in instructional design for adults. In addition, learners design an instructional unit, applying research-based best practices and employing instructional design models.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 4
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Instructional Planning: Objectives

    • Develop instructional objectives using the A-B-C-D format.
    • Examine problem-based learning.
    • Explore various instructional technologies.

    Instructional Planning: Strategies

    • Analyze strategies for collaborative learning.
    • Analyze strategies that promote critical thinking.
    • Examine classroom management strategies.

    Developing and Designing an Instructional Plan

    • Analyze the components of the analysis phase of the ADDIE model.
    • Select instructional strategies and activities to address the diversity in the classroom.
    • Create an instructional design of a unit appropriate for adult learners.
    • Construct summative assessment measures.

    Implementation

    • Evaluate resources for instructional delivery.
    • Analyze the purposes of formative assessments.
    • Create an implementation schedule for the instructional plan.

    Evaluation

    • Examine strategies for evaluating the effectiveness of an instructional design approach.
    • Identify criteria for determining whether goals, objectives, and outcomes were achieved.
    • Analyze possible outcomes for future decision making and use regarding instructional design for a training session or unit.

    Trends and Issues in Curriculum Development and Instructional Design

    • Describe issues and trends in curriculum development and instructional design.
    • Analyze issues and trends in the use of various modalities for curriculum development and instructional design.
    • Determine issues and trends in the use of technology for curriculum development and instructional design.
    • Identify issues and trends in professional ethics for curriculum development and instructional design.

    Models and Methods for Curriculum Development and Instructional Design

    • Compare and contrast different models for instructional design.
    • Compare and contrast different methods for instructional design.
    • Identify various learning models.

    Instructional Planning: Components

    • Analyze components in the development and implementation of instructional design.
    • Examine the roles of the facilitator, the learner, stakeholders, and technology in instructional design.
    • Explain the rationale for selected instructional design and strategies.
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