EDU-566 Designing Digital Learning Experiences
4 semester credits
This course explores theories of instructional design and learning theory and their impact on the development of digital and multi-media experiences, such as, online, hybrid, and the flipped learning environments. Students will explore the application of well-established instructional methods and strategies, as well as, examine new methods and models for teaching with new media, web applications, mobile, and digital tools. Students will also examine evolving research for “Next Generation Teaching and Learning” and codify best practice order to enhance the means by which a learner’s critical thinking and reflective skills can be developed. Other issues and concerns, such as intellectual property and copyright will also be reviewed along with application of theories and ideas to an existing course or a course in development. Applications of these concepts to leadership and leadership development will also be explored.
1b. Develop and demonstrate skills in online course design and online curriculum development through applied projects and praxis.
1c. Demonstrate ability to select and utilize various instructional media.
1e. Select and utilize various Web2.0, social, and emerging applications for online learning.
1f. Demonstrate mastery of the use of asynchronous and synchronous learning management systems.
2a. Work with diverse learners.
2e. Incorporate strategies for the development of culturally responsive online learning systems.
3b. Demonstrate fluency with social networking.
3d. Demonstrate the ability to produce original digital content for use in a presentation, instruction or social media distribution.
4a. Utilize effective practice in ADA/Section 508 for the Web.
4b. Demonstrate mastery of copyright and fair use guidelines.
5h. Develop multiple and varied formative and summative assessments aligned with content and technology standards, and use resulting data to inform learning and teaching.
6b. Interpret and apply current research in the field of education.
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