|CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN SCHEDULE|
|Fall (Sept.-Dec.)||Winter (Jan.-Apr.)||Spring (May-Jun.)|
|Principles of Instructional Design||•||•|
|Designing Assessment Strategies||•||•|
|Designing Instructional Strategies||•|
|Instructional Design Production Concepts||•||•|
|Piloting, Evaluating and Revising Curriculum||•|
|Curriculum Design Final Project||•||•|
|The above schedule is subject to change. Courses start on various dates within each semester.|
|Fall schedule and registration available in June. Winter schedule and registration available in November. Spring/Summer schedule and registration available in March.|
This comprehensive Curriculum Development and Instructional Design program is designed for educators and trainers who wish to build the skills necessary to develop and analyze curriculum.
The instructional design process for development of curriculum involves a systematic approach to identifying your learners’ needs, establishing goals and objectives, and selecting educational strategies to meet those needs. You will also learn how to pilot and evaluate the learning environment to ensure alignment of outcomes with teaching strategies and assessments.
Curriculum Development and Instructional Design courses are taught by experts in the field of curriculum development and instructional design.
It is important that you are aware of the technical requirements for using the Blackboard online learning platform prior to registering for any of the following courses. Please refer to the following link for more information: Blackboard Technical Requirements
Learners must have skills in word processing to succeed in this program. Please log in to your Blackboard course on the official course start date and refer to your Course Outline for assignment due dates. APA 6 formatting standards must be met when completing all assignments. APA Formatting
The listed course hours indicate the estimated time for students to review the online learning units. The actual time spent completing assignments will vary depending on each student’s particular learning style and level of study skills.
Earning Your Extension Certificate
Complete the six required courses (90 hours). Note: the courses must be taken in the order listed below as each course is the prerequisite to the next.
The Curriculum Development and Instructional Design Extension Certificate is beneficial for individuals who are developing teaching materials or training manuals for educational or corporate environments.
Principles of Instructional Design
Explore instructional design principles, characteristics of adult learners and their implications in designing an effective instructional program. Apply information about learning styles to the design of instructional learning outcomes. Write clear and concise performance outcomes and competencies in order to direct instructional design.
|Subject code: XCDA 10001||This course will be offered Fall 2013.|
Designing Assessment Strategies
Discover how to design student assignments and investigate strategies to assess student performance. Link learning outcomes with assessment and apply Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATS). Create a rubric to assess project learning outcomes. Practice designing an effective student assignment.
Prerequisite: Principles of Instructional Design
|Subject code: XCDA 10002||This course will be offered in Fall 2013.|
Designing Instructional Strategies
Apply the principles of instructional design to link learning outcomes. Map these outcomes with learning activities using an outcome matrix. Apply the principles of Dynamics of Group Development to the instructional design of learning activities. Design instructional learning activities for class, unit and module delivery of instruction.
Prerequisite: Designing Assessment Strategies
|Subject code: XCDA 10003||15 Hour. Fee: $249|
|CRN 30348||Online||Apr. 12-May 12|
Instructional Design Production Concepts
Become acquainted with instructional design production concepts. Topics include using instructional medial such as flip charts, overheads and PowerPoint to enhance instruction, writing and producing effective instruction, formatting, copyright issues and principles of instructional layout. Hands-on application of concepts learned will be emphasized. Design your own mock lesson complete with supporting instructional media.
Prerequisite: Designing Instructional Strategies
|Subject code: XCDA 10004||15 Hours. Fee: $249|
|CRN 50183||Online||May 24-Jun. 23|
Piloting, Evaluating and Revising Curriculum
Discover how to plan, conduct and assess a pilot course to evaluate curriculum, as well as designing instructional training for instructors of pilot courses. Explore processes for collecting and analyzing feedback, revising instructional design and reporting pilot results.
Prerequisite: Instructional Design Production Concepts
|Subject code: XCDA 10005||15 Hours. Fee: $249|
|CRN 30463||Online||Apr. 12-May 12|
Curriculum Design Final Project
Apply the principles of instructional design acquired through the previous five courses to a real-life instructional design project. Integrate learning outcomes, assessment and instructional strategies to create one complete curriculum.
Prerequisite: Piloting, Evaluating and Revising Curriculum
|Subject code: XCDA 10006||15 Hours. Fee: 249|
|CRN 50246||Online||May 24-Jun. 23|