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2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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TC 3020 - Instructional Design

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits

Course Description
This course acquaints the student with the processes and tools involved in the design of a training program. Students will discover the considerations involved in instructor-led training, e-learning (primarily asynchronous), and hybrid course development. Students will build an e-learning training module from the needs assessment phase through to the evaluation of that training. Students will implement stakeholder requirements, end-user needs, and user experience. Activities include lectures, discussion groups, group projects, and student presentations. (prereq: GS 1002  or GS 1020H  and GS 1003  or GS 1030H  and junior standing)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Demonstrate ability to apply knowledge of human-centered design
  • Work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Communicate design ideas effectively
  • Exhibit proficiency in e-learning software
  • Create learning objectives and assessment questions
  • Design an e-learning module


Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
  • Adult learning theory and instructional design foundations
  • Training needs assessment
  • Instructor-led training 
  • Asynchronous e-learning
  • Hybrid learning and learning management systems
  • Effective, measurable learning objectives 
  • Design documents 
  • Content and storyboards 
  • Measurements and assessments

Dr. Tammy Rice-Bailey

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