EDTECH 503: Instructional Design for Educators


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Focuses on systematic design of instruction and alternative models.

Instructor: Dr. Jennifer Freed,PhD
Office Phone: 623.850.8108
Email: jenniferfreed1@boisestate.edu

Course Syllabus: EDTECH503-4173SU12Syllabus (1)

Course Schedule:

Course Text:
Title: Instructional Design, 3rd Ed.
Authors: Smith, P. and Ragan, T.
Year: 2004
Publisher: Wiley.

Course Objectives:

The overall goal for this course is for each student to consider and use the systematic process of instructional design to create an instructional product. To achieve this goal, students will engage in activities that promote reflective practice, apply instructional design models in realistic contexts, and employ a number of communications technologies. Following the course, students will be able to:
1. Discuss the historical development of the practice of instructional design with regard to the factors that led to its development and the rationale for its use
2. Describe at least two reasons why instructional design models are useful
3. Identify at least six instructional design models and classify them according to their use
4. Compare and contrast the major elements of three theories of learning as they relate to instructional design
5. Define the word “systematic” as it relates to instructional design
6. Relate the design of instruction the the term “educational technology”
7. Describe the major components of the instructional design process and the functions of models in the design process
8. Provide a succinct summary of carious learning contexts
9. Build an instructional design product that integrates major aspects of the systematic process and make it available on the web
10. Identify and use technology resources to enable and empower learners with diverse backgrounds, characteristics, and abilities
11. Applicable state and national content standards for the development of instructional products
12. Meet selected professional standards developed by the AECT
13. Use various technological tools for instructional and professional communication

Course Projects:

Module 1: ID Models and Theories (6/4-6/10/2013)

Module 2: Context and Learner Analysis (6/11-6/17/2013)

Module 3: Goal Analysis (6/18-6/24/2013)

Module 4: Learning Analysis (6/25-7/1/2013)

Module 5: Instructional Strategies (7/1-7/9/2013)

Module 6: Motivational Strategies (7/9-7/15)

Module 7: Evaluation (7/16-7/22)

Module 8: ID Final Project (7/23-7/29/2013)


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