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Introduction to Instructional Systems Design


Introduction to Instructional Systems Design
Introduction to Instructional Systems Design

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Course Description

Instructional Systems Design is the process of designing and developing instructional courses or materials that bring greater efficiency and effectiveness to acquiring knowledge or skills for learners. This free online course in Instructional Systems Design reviews important aspects such as learning theories and learning objectives and how they influence the design process. It also reviews the role of memory, needs analysis, and design models such as ADDIE (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation). Robert Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction are also discussed with examples of their application and use. Finally, learning technologies and how they are used to deliver training are reviewed, as well as techniques for measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of the instructional materials. This course will be of great interest to all human resources, teaching and training professionals who are involved in training, instructional design and e-learning, and who would like to learn more about important aspects of instructional systems design and their use and application in designing and developing highly effective instructional materials or courses.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Understanding and using instructional models such as ADDIE; - The role of learning theories and memory in learning; - Using needs analysis and subject matter experts to design instructional materials and courses; - Using Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction to design effective instructional materials; - Using learning technologies to deliver training; - Measuring and evaluating the instructional materials.


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Module Title
Module 1: The ADDIE Model
Module 2: ISD Models
Module 3: Learning Theories
Module 4: The Role of Memory
Module 5: Needs Analysis
Module 6: Working with Subject Matter Experts
Module 7: Learning Objectives
Module 8: Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction
Module 9: Delivering Training
Module 10: Learning Technologies
Module 11: Measuring and Evaluating
Module 12: Instructional Systems Design Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 151 reviews
Course Title: Introduction to Instructional Systems Design
Course #: 447
Course Publisher: Marina Arshavskiy
Course Category: 9
Content Origin:
Course Description: Instructional Systems Design is the process of designing and developing instructional courses or materials that bring greater efficiency and effectiveness to acquiring knowledge or skills for learners. This free online course in Instructional Systems Design reviews important aspects such as learning theories and learning objectives and how they influence the design process. It also reviews the role of memory, needs analysis, and design models such as ADDIE (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation). Robert Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction are also discussed with examples of their application and use. Finally, learning technologies and how they are used to deliver training are reviewed, as well as techniques for measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of the instructional materials. This course will be of great interest to all human resources, teaching and training professionals who are involved in training, instructional design and e-learning, and who would like to learn more about important aspects of instructional systems design and their use and application in designing and developing highly effective instructional materials or courses.
License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 29 June 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: None
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Gloria Holden
    Gloria Holden United States of America I really enjoyed the course. The modules were easy to understand and read. 2015-06-20 04:06:30
  • Gloria Holden
    Gloria Holden United States of America The course was very good. 2015-06-20 04:06:42
  • John Stewart
    John Stewart United States of America Good course - expanded my knowledge 2015-06-09 15:06:03
  • Eric Adjei-Danquah
    Eric Adjei-Danquah United States of America Excellent course for new and veteran educators. It is very insightful and could be adapted for staff professional development. 2015-05-31 04:05:45
  • Gladys Scott
    Gladys Scott United States of America Outstanding for my purposes. I needed a general overview along with enough detail to help me get started on a project. This provided the substance and was so well-organized and understandable. 2015-05-22 17:05:10
  • Mimi Morgan
    Mimi Morgan United States of America Very thorough and helpful. However, I thought the assessment would be more comprehensive. 2015-05-21 21:05:52
  • Khownish Chatterjee
    Khownish Chatterjee India The course content is very good. 2015-05-21 06:05:53
  • Lyla Combs
    Lyla Combs United States of America This course was a short but effective introduction to Instructional Systems Design. Well designed. 2015-05-19 01:05:29
  • Emilia Oommen
    Emilia Oommen United States of America The topics covered was excellent. thank you! 2015-05-13 07:05:05
  • Michael Wagner
    Michael Wagner United States of America I liked the course. It was well designed. 2015-04-01 16:04:50
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