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Instructional Technology and Design

The course will give students an overview of the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are required by a competent practitioner of Instructional Design and Development. Critical concepts, theories, history and current trends in Instructional Design and Development will be critically examined. Other topics to be discussed include characteristics of Instructional Design and Development; challenges faced by Instructional Designers in the development of instruction for various learning environments; advantages and disadvantages of Instructional Design and Development; instructional technology and educational technology; and use of technologies in delivery of instruction.

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The course will give students an overview of the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are required by a competent practitioner of Instructional Design and Development. Critical concepts, theories, history and current trends in Instructional Design and Development will be critically examined. Other topics to be discussed include characteristics of Instructional Design and Development; challenges faced by Instructional Designers in the development of instruction for various learning environments; advantages and disadvantages of Instructional Design and Development; instructional technology and educational technology; and use of technologies in delivery of instruction..

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  • Theoretical bases and critical issues in design for learning
  • Experience working with collaborative instructional design teams on a project
  • Developing instruction for difference ranges of content areas and different academic levels
  • Applying instructional design principles and learning standards
  • Developing standards-based methodologies to instructional development
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