This course will prepare students to design a hybrid module from start to finish. Important issues on mixed-mode lesson planning are discussed as well as learning strategies geared towards both face to face and online delivery. Assessment strategies for hybrid delivery are also key to the design process and we will explore best practices for assessment creation and alignment. No Textbook Required.
Digital pedagogy deals with not only the use of technology, but the appropriate use of technology to enhance the learning experience and engage the learner. This course will prepare students to evaluate, recommend and implement digital tools in a face to face, online, or hybrid environment. No textbook required.
A successful learning experience comes not only from proper curriculum and instructional design but also adhering to quality assurance protocols. In this course students explore a variety of quality assurance protocols as they apply to course development. The concept of piloting to gather students and instructor feedback is also discussed. No textbook required.
Technology and topics change just as rapidly in instructional design as they do in creating timely curriculum. This course will explore trends in instructional design, from mobile learning to simulation software. Concepts of certification or credentialing are explored in relation to online courses and workshops. How can we demonstrate that we have successfully attained a skill in a continuously changing online course landscape? NOTE: This course has mandatory group work. Textbook required.
How content is designed is critical to the success of learners. In this course students will apply appropriate Universal Design for Learning practices to online teaching materials. In addition, students will learn about relevant accessibility laws in order to recommend strategies to ensure AODA compliance for all online content. No Textbook Required.