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Online Tutorials. The Instructional Use of Learning Objects. This is the online version of The Instructional Use of Learning Objects, a new book that tries to go beyond the technological hype and connect learning objects to instruction and learning.

The Instructional Use of Learning Objects

You can read the full text of the book here for free. The chapters presented here are © their respective authors and are licensed under the Open Publication License, meaning that you are free to copy and redistribute them in any electronic or non-commercial print form. For-profit print rights are held by AIT/AECT. The book was edited by David Wiley, and printed versions of the book are published by the Association for Instructional Technology and the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. If you find the online book useful, please consider purchasing a printed copy. The book is divided into five major sections. 1.0. 2.0. Onlineteachingguide [licensed for non-commercial use only] / (re)Developing a Course for Online Delivery.

An online course can be either converted from an existing face-to-face course or created from scratch.

onlineteachingguide [licensed for non-commercial use only] / (re)Developing a Course for Online Delivery

Both methods have their pros and cons. Working from an established face-to-face course means less work in that the content is already established. However, converting lessons to accommodate the online format can mean challenges when trying to adapt activities that may work well face-to-face, but are difficult to realize online. Building an online course from the ground up provides a blank canvas where you can design the instructional activities specifically for online delivery, but it can be extremely time consuming. 5 Principles The National Center for Academic Transformation has identified five principles for successful course (re)design: Redesign the whole course.Encourage active learning.Provide students with individualized assistance.Build in ongoing assessment and prompt (automated) feedback.

For more information about these principles, click here: It's as Easy as 1-2-3 Example: Bloom_QuestionWheel.gif (GIF Image, 814 × 694 pixels) InstructionalDesign. Instructional Design Instructional design is the systematic specification of instruction to include: objectives, presentation, activities, materials, guidance, feedback and evaluation.


It applies learning principles to decisions about information content, instructional method, use of media and delivery system. The goal is to ensure instructional quality, effectiveness, efficiency and enjoyment. The purpose of instructional design is to maximize the value of instruction for the learner — especially the learner's time. Instruction provides a concentration of life-experience into a shortened, optimized time frame and provides feedback to ensure that learning objectives are actually being achieved.

A detailed overview of this process is provided in the section called "The Design Process". Instructional Strategy: Key Elements & Issues The Cognitive Design Model provides a systematic approach to developing instructional strategy. Cognitive Information Processing. Information Literacy Tutorial: Designing Assignments - UMUC Library. Guide for Effective ILWA Assignment Design One way you may assist students is by expressing expectations in unambiguous terms.

Information Literacy Tutorial: Designing Assignments - UMUC Library

Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives can help find these terms. Another way Bloom's taxonomy can be useful is in its classification of mental tasks ranging from simple recall of information to sophisticated construction of knowledge. Ask yourself the following questions about the language, the expectations, the organization, and the rationale of your assignments. Questions for Syllabus Review: Do the assignments include any or all of the following terms from Bloom's taxonomy? Effective Information Literacy Assignments When you begin the process of designing an information literacy assignment, it is worthwhile to review the criteria that help ensure your assignment will be effective. Do: Don't create frustration: the "Mob Scene" -- sending the entire class to look for the same information, book, or article. Characteristics of Effective Library Assignments.

8 Easy Steps to Create a Storyboard « One-Stop Resource for Instructional Designing. Assuming that the Analysis and Design is done, let’s start creating a 5 minute course on Energy Management using just text and images.

8 Easy Steps to Create a Storyboard « One-Stop Resource for Instructional Designing

In the process you will also get to know the logical steps to create a simple Storyboard. There is no hard and fast rule to creating a Storyboard. However the Storyboard must be logical and coherent. Note: You can use a Storyboard template designed in Word or use MS PowerPoint to create a StoryboardIn this post no standard Storyboard templates are usedThe tips given in this post do not standardize the steps to create a StoryboardNotes to the Programmer not included in this StoryboardNavigation button not included in the StoryboardClick the thumbnail to enlarge The Storyboard Tip 1 Start with an Attention Grabber.