Instructional Design and Performance Improvement
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- The graduate conducts a needs analysis to determine needs and interests learners.
- The graduate analyzes the population for whom the education program will be created to identify general characteristics that are important when developing instruction.
Design of Instruction
- The graduate designs an appropriate unit of instruction.
Planning of Instruction
- The graduate develops a logical scope and sequence for an education program and formulates appropriate and measurable program objectives.
- The graduate understands different learning theories and their applications in instructional settings.
- The graduate applies knowledge of learning theories when selecting instructional strategies that will best assist in the learning process.
- The graduate understands the important elements of the following theories of design: Backwards design (understanding by design), teaching for understanding, and Gagne’s nine events of instruction.
- The graduate facilitates the development of a variety of techniques, including technology, to assess learning.