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Learners taking this Course are
  • Instructional Designers
  • Technical Writers
  • HR Specialists
  • Associate Directors
  • Librarians

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Approx. 24 hours to complete

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English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

1 video (Total 2 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz10m
4 hours to complete

MODULE 1: Introduction to ISD

4 videos (Total 63 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
History of Instructional Design29m
Reality Check: Roles of Instructional Design across Contexts6m
Career Paths for Instructional Designers11m
1 reading
Module 1 Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

MODULE 2: Foundations and Tools of ISD

5 videos (Total 85 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Instructional Theories and Models for Instructional Design18m
Instructional Design Models, Part I12m
Instructional Design Models, Part II9m
Talent Development and the Role of Instructional Design in TD18m
1 reading
Module 2 Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz15m
Week
3
5 hours to complete

MODULE 3: Analysis Part 1

8 videos (Total 105 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Analyzing Learning Context: Part II Learning Environment Analysis5m
Needs Assessment within a Higher Education Institution, Part I11m
Needs Assessment within a Higher Education Institution, Part II11m
Needs Assessment within a Higher Education Institution, Part III10m
Learner Analysis, Part I: Differences and Similarities23m
Learner Analysis, Part II: Traits and States20m
Diversity and Inclusion: Considerations for Instructional Design7m
1 reading
Module 3 Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz45m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Module 4: Analysis Part 2

3 videos (Total 47 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Analyzing the Learning Task: Part II: Identifying Information Processing Steps and Prerequisites15m
Analyzing the Learning Task: Part III: Writing Learning Objectives13m
1 reading
Module 4 Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz
5 minutes to complete

Course Conclusion

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Top reviews from Instructional Design Foundations and Applications

By DBJan 29th 2019

This course was excellent! It provided a great overview of the instructional design field. I'm excited to take more courses from the University of Illinois.

By SSJun 6th 2019

I really liked this course. The assignments were designed really well, giving us the sneak peek into what a instructional designer would do.

Instructor

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Eunjung Grace Oh

Assistant Professor, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership

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