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Course level: Graduate
This course is designed to examine the foundations and development of instructional design principles and the learning theories that have impacted the field. Students will explore models and processes applicable to training and learning environments. Students will also examine emerging trends, issues, and the use of technology in instructional design. Course Competencies: Articulate the historical evolution and foundations of instructional design including the field's relationship to learning theories. Analyze the elements of instructional design models and their impact on training and learning. Explore how instructional design supports learning in various learning environments. Identify the current trends in instructional design and technology.