UW Stout EDUC 766
DR. Susan Manning, pROFESSOR
Development of instructional goals, objectives and assessment of outcomes. Methods for assessing learner performance and mapping appropriate assessment methods to instructional strategies and learning objectives. Performance-based assessment and tools to assess learner performance. Design of formative and summative methods.
Upon completion of the instructional design course, students will be able to:
- How objectives, instructional strategies, and assessment are linked. The critical nature of triangulation.
- The importance of sequencing material at the various levels of instructional objectives, lessons, and topics.
- Instructional strategies: when and how to include activities for direct instruction, practice, and transfer of learning. Examples include narrated PowerPoint, video, podcasts, and screencasts, drill and practice, case studies, self-assessments, games, and simulations.
- Assessing learning: methods for traditional and alternative assessments, including authentic assessments, self and peer evaluation, rubrics, online surveys, e-portfolios, tests and mini-quizzes for self-paced tutorials. The role of feedback in learning.
- How assessment informs evaluation. Appropriate use of formative and summative data for decision-making and future development.