This course, Instructional Design Foundations, introduces learners to the conceptual and theoretical foundations of instructional design as well as the analysis aspect of instructional systems design in order to create an innovative instructional solution to performance problems in organizations. This particular course also introduces learners to concepts covered in the Instructional Design MasterTrack Certificate.
Instructional Design Foundations and Applications
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1 quiz, 4 assessments
There are 5 modules in this course
You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course.
1 video4 readings1 quiz
In this module, we will identify and discuss the conceptual and historical foundations of instructional design. We will also discuss the landscape of instructional design careers and potential career paths.
5 videos1 reading
In this module, we will focus on theoretical foundations including learning theories and instructional theories relevant to instructional design. We will also discuss different instructional design models and their unique characteristics. Finally, we will discuss talent development and its relationship with instructional design.
6 videos1 reading
In this module, we will discuss two important analyses of the instructional design process. First, we will learn context analysis, consisting of needs assessment and learning environment analysis. Second, we will discuss analysis of target learner characteristics.
10 videos1 reading
In this module, we will focus on analyzing learning tasks. We will learn the primary process of task analysis including identifying learning goals and outcomes, conducting information processing analysis and prerequisites analysis, and developing learning objectives.
5 videos1 reading
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