Instructional Design: Course Development
Learn how to successfully guide subject matter experts
Course development is the crux of effective online learning and how you guide subject matter experts (SMEs) is a crucial part of your role as an instructional designer.
On this three-week course, you will apply the essential tools in helping SMEs conceptualise and develop course content.
You’ll begin by identifying the key elements of a course map to help everyone involved understand what is expected from the course, and how to meet those expectations.
Create a learning management system (LMS) template
To help enhance the learning experience of a course, you’ll delve into the processes of a learning management system.
You’ll explore and compare different systems that can help deliver the administration, documentation, tracking, and delivery of your course. With this knowledge, you’ll select an LMS of your choice and use it to create a course template.
Understand the importance of quality review as an instructional designer
To ensure your course is of a high standard, you’ll investigate the tools you can use to measure the quality of a course.
This understanding will help you conduct a course quality review using different techniques to successfully evaluate your materials.
By the end of the course, led by experienced instructional designer Camille Funk, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to help SMEs develop courses effectively and efficiently.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Identify elements of a course map
- Create a template course in a selected LMS
- Evaluate tools that measures quality in a course
- Conduct a course quality review
Who developed the course?
World rankingTop 100Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
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