Topics & Schedule

Week 1| Week 2| Week 3| Week 4| Week 5| Week 6| Week 7| Week 8| Week 9| Week 10|
Week 11| Week 12| Week 13|Week 14| Week 15 & 16| Week 17

Date/Week Topic Readings

Week 1
Aug. 20

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  • Introduction to the Course
  • Overview of MIT 500 Design Framwork

Read syllabus
Familiarize yourself with the course Web Site
Create your Personal Learnig Space using MIT500 Ning

Week 2
Aug. 27

 

 

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  • History of the field

Resier, R. A. (2001). A history of instructional design and technology: Part I: A history of instructional media. ETR&D, 49 (1), 35-53.
Resier, R. A. (2001). A history of instructional design and technology: Part II: A history of instructional design. ETR&D, 49 (2), 41-57.
Association for Educational Communications and Technology (2005). In the 20th Century: A Brief History.

Week 3
Sept. 3

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Definitions and domains of the field
Association for Educational Communications and Technology (2007). Definition. In A. Januszewski, & M. Molenda (Eds.), Educational technology: A definition with commentary (pp. 1–14). New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Seels, B. & Richey, R. (1994).  Instructional technology: The definition and domains of the field. Published by Association for Educational Communication and Technology.
Reigeluth, C.
M. (1999). Ch. 1 :   What Is Instructional-Design Theory and How Is It Changing?

Dick, Carey & Carey (2001): Ch. 1: Introduction to instructional design.

Week 4
Sept. 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Role of Research & Development in the Field

Reigeluth, C. M. (1999). Ch. 2 :   Some thoughts about theories, perfection, and instruction
Ch. 3: Cognitive education and cognitive domain (51-55).
J van den Akker (1999). Principles and Methods of Development Research (Ch. 1). In Van Den Akker, Jan, Nieveen, Nienke, Plomp, Tjeerd, Gustafson, Kent L, & Branch, Robert Maribe (Eds), Design Approaches and Tools in Education and Training, Education - Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Kozma, R. (2000). Reflections on the state of educational technology research and development. Educational Technology Research and Development, 48(1), 5-15.

Richey, R. C. (2000). Reflections on the state of educational technology research and development, Educational Technology, Research and Development 48 (1), 16-18.Cheng, Y.C. (2002). Fostering local knowledge and wisdon in globalalized education: Multiple perspective. Invited paper at the International Conference on Globalization and Localization enmeshed.

Week 5
Sept. 17 & 24

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Review of Learning & Instructional Design Theories
  • Instructional Design process: Assessing needs

Kolb, D. A. (2001). Experiential learning. Prentice-Hall, Reproduced by Center for Teaching and Learning, Regent University, 2003.
Siemens, G. (2004). Connectivism: A learning theory for digital age, eLearning Space.
Brown, J. S., Collins, A., & Duguid, P. (1989, January February). Situated cognition and the culture of learning, Educational Researcher, 32-42.
Reigeluth, C. M. (1999). Ch. 3: Cognitive education and cognitive domain(55-68).
Dick, Carey & Carey (2001): Ch. 2: Assessing needs to identify instructional goals
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Week 6
Oct. 1st

 

 

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  • Instructional Design theories: Multiple approaches to understanding
  • Instructional design process: Conducting a goal analysis
Reigeluth, C. M. (1999). Ch. 4: Multiple approaches to understanding.
Dick, Carey & Carey (2001). Ch. 3: Conducting a goal analysis.

Week 7
Oct. 8

 

 

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  • Instructional Design theories: Open learning environments
  • Instructional design process: Conducting a goal analysis
Reigeluth, C. M. (1999). Ch. 6: Open learning environments: Foundations, methods, and models.
Dick, Carey & Carey (2001). Ch. 3: Conducting a goal analysis.

Week 8
Oct. 15

 

 

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  • Instructional Design theories: Designing instruction for constructivist learning
  • Instructional design process: Identifying subordinate skills and entry behaviors
Reigeluth, C. M. (1999). Ch. 7: Designing instruction for constructivist learning environment.
Dick, Carey & Carey (2001). Ch. 4: Identifying subordinate skills and entry behaviors.

Week 9
Oct. 22

 

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  • Instructional Design Theories: Learning by doing
  • Instructional design process: Analyzing learners and learning contexts
Reigeluth, C. M. (1999). Ch. 8: Learning by doing.
Dick, Carey & Carey (2001). Ch. 5: Analyzing learners and learning contexts.

Week 10
Oct. 28

 

 

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  • Instructional Design Theories: Designing constructivist learning environment
  • Instructional design process: Developing assessment
Reigeluth, C. M. (1999). Ch. 10: Designing constructivist learning environment.
Dick, Carey & Carey (2001). Ch. 7: Developing assessment.

Week 11
Nov. 5

 

 

 

 

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  • Instructional Design Theories: The Development of Physical Skills: Instruction in the psychomotor Domain
  • Design process: Developing instructional strategies and instructional materials

Reigeluth, C. M. (1999). Ch. 19: The Development of Physical Skills: Instruction in the psychomotor Domain environment.
Dick, Carey & Carey (2001). Ch. 8: Developing instructional strategies Ch. 9: Developing instructional materials.

Week 12
Nov. 12

 

 

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  • Instructional Design Theories: Affective Education & Affective Domain
  • Design process: Developing instructional strategies and instructional materials
Reigeluth, C. M. (1999). Ch. 20: Affective Education & Affective Domain: Implications for Instructional-Design Theories & Methods.
Dick, Carey & Carey (2001). Ch. 8: Developing instructional strategies Ch. 9: Developing instructional materials.

Week 13
Nov. 19

 

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  • Instructional Design Process: Designing and conducting formative evaluation
  • Revising Instructional Materials
Dick, Carey & Carey (2001). Ch. 10: Designing and conducting formative evaluation.
Ch. 11: Revising instructional materials.
Week 14
Nov. 26
Thanksgiving None
Week 15 & 16
Nov. 26 to Dec. 3rd 
  • Review of the project report
None

Week 17 Dec. 8

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  • Project due
None