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Introduction to Instructional Systems Design Course


Introduction to Instructional Systems Design
Introduction to Instructional Systems Design

Review important instructional design such as learning theories and learning objectives and how they influence the design process.


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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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 191 votes
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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  • DAVID ANDING
    DAVID ANDING United States of America Enjoyed the course. Great introduction to ISD. 2017-02-07 18:02:31
  • Tami Tomkins
    Tami Tomkins United States of America This was very helpful and well-organized information. It will help me to move on a position in Instructional Design with practical knowledge. Thank you for offering this and your other courses! 2017-02-06 19:02:54
  • Stephen Grugel
    Stephen Grugel United Kingdom I thought that the course gave a very interesting and useful overview of Instructional Design that I can put into practice during my day to day role. 2017-01-31 15:01:13
  • Marcella Oliviero
    Marcella Oliviero United Kingdom It was very interesting and engaging. I really enjoyed it! 2017-01-22 12:01:36
  • Mateen Khan
    Mateen Khan Oman It was a wonderful experience to undergo this course. It made me to exercise most of the knowledge gained through experience. 2016-09-02 14:09:22
  • Margaret Macharia
    Margaret Macharia United States of America Excellent delivery and content. 2016-08-16 07:08:28
  • Franklin Ramsey
    Franklin Ramsey United States of America I thought it was a good basic course for an introduction to ISD. 2016-07-22 19:07:10
  • TAMMY EGGLESTON
    TAMMY EGGLESTON United States of America Very Informative 2016-07-16 20:07:21
  • sunidhi gupta
    sunidhi gupta Japan A well crafted learning resource. Clear and concise. Definitely a recommendation to my team.. 2016-07-08 07:07:01
  • Vanessa Flynn
    Vanessa Flynn Australia Great course, but it would be even better if more examples of real life application could be included. For example, you could give a scenario at the start, and use the same scenario as the course progresses. Things to include could be questions to ask the SMEs, etc. 2016-07-08 04:07:45
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