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Instructional Design Models
About this courseSkip About this course
In today’s interconnected world, online education has exploded with engaging learning experiences infused with interactive digital tools, digital media, and collaborative projects designed to engage dispersed learners. These highly engaging and effective courses are not created by chance - they are created by instructional designers using a careful and systematic design process.
In this education and teacher training course, part of the Instructional Design and Technology MicroMasters Program we will look at the history and evolution of online learning. You will explore traditional instructional design models and the progression of the learning design approach to creating online learning experiences. During the instructional design process, it’s important to collaborate and work with the many stakeholders involved in the planning and design, especially subject matter experts.
You will explore curriculum design, collaboration and questioning techniques to create shared understandings as you develop your outline of an online course.
This course is part of the Instructional Design and Technology MicroMaster’s program from UMGC. Upon completion of the program and receipt of the verified MicroMaster’s certificate, learners may then transition into the full UMGC Master’s Program in Learning Design and Technology. See the MicroMasters program page for more information.
At a glance
- Institutions: UMGCUSMx
- Subject: Education & Teacher Training
- Level: Intermediate
The program content and course projects are sequential, allowing the learner to build on subsequent work. Completing LDT100x is highly recommended before completing LDT200x coursework. Basic experience in word processing and G Suite and a background in teaching, education, or professional development are helpful but not required.
- Language: English
- Video Transcript: English
- Associated programs:
- MicroMasters® Program in Instructional Design and Technology
- Associated skills: Instructional Design, Planning, Teacher Education, Curriculum Development, Design And Technology, Learning Design
What you'll learnSkip What you'll learn
- How to apply instructional design models to develop online learning experiences
- How to collaborate with a subject matter expert
- How to create a design document to guide the online course development process
Module 1: Learning Design Evolution
Module 2: ADDIE Design Model
Module 3: Dick and Carey Design Model
Module 4: Understanding by Design (UbD)
Module 5: Rapid eLearning Design
Module 6: Learning Objectives
Module 7: Sequencing, Align, and Assessing
Module 8: Instructional Systems Development
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How long does a student have to apply to and complete the full UMGC degree?
To ensure that your program remains relevant and up-to-date, UMGC sets time limits for completing a program. Students have five (5) consecutive years from the start of the graduate degree to complete their degree. For students who start with a MicroMasters, their “time clock” begins on the date that they complete their last course in the MicroMasters program and receive their Verified Certificate. This means that students should apply to UMGC promptly to begin the degree and have as much time as possible to complete it.