An exploration and application of alternative theories and strategies for evaluating the effectiveness of instructional programs. Applies usability framework, instruments, approaches to student outcomes and assessment, and continuous quality improvement strategies as they apply to the design and improvement of instructional systems. Capstone prospectus developed. Course is eligible for an "IP" grade.
- Develop a prospectus for an online instructional or training project.
- Design an evaluation plan for an instructional product.
- Apply formative and summative evaluation.
- Apply instruments for usability testing.
- Present a visual storyboard and text storyboard.
- Develop an instructional project using an online tool or content management system.
All required program classes with the exception of the EDT 695 Capstone (Students will need familiarity with and access to an image manipulation program, headset with microphone appropriate for podcasting, digital audio editor, non-linear video editing software, and web cam. Not required but recommended is a digital video camcorder)
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