Instructional Design: Facilitation Skills
Go beyond your role as an instructional designer
Often when a course is developed, many instructional designers move on to the next project, without considering how the instructor facilitates the course.
To ensure effective teaching, each instructor needs to be trained and guided to touchpoints in the course that require their attention and engagement. On this three-week course, you will create practical materials that prepare instructors for successful course facilitation.
Explore the best practices for promoting student engagement
As you delve into the techniques for promoting student engagement, you’ll use this knowledge to help guide the course instructor.
You’ll learn how to explain the elements of effective student engagement to ensure your course instructor uses them throughout.
Help instructors with course evaluation and grading
Examining the importance of course evaluations, you’ll learn how to explain this to instructors to ensure a high standard is maintained throughout the course.
You’ll also learn the techniques for analysing feedback. This useful exercise will provide you with insightful instructor critique which can lead to more effective facilitation.
By the end of the course, you’ll have the tools and materials to successfully train your instructors to deliver your course to a high standard. With these skills, you’ll be able to pass your project on with confidence every time.
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 personal touch points that instructors have within the facilitation of a course
- Explain the elements of effective student engagement
- Analyze feedback for insightful instructor critique
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in developing their skills in instructional design.
You may be a new or experienced instructional designer, or you could be an educator looking to transition into a new role.
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Who developed the course?
World rankingTop 100Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
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