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Students will learn to use the Instructional Design Process and apply it effectively to library instruction which includes: identifying instructional problems, learner analysis, task analysis, defining instructional objectives, sequencing content, identifying instructional strategies, message design, instructional delivery, and evaluation instruments.
This course will utilize:
Designing effective instruction (2012)
by Gary Morrison and Steven Ross (7th edition)
(Note: An older edition is fine for this class).
Identifying instructional problems: Learner analysis. What is an instructional problem? How do we identify and instructional problem? What is a learner analysis? How is a learner analysis conducted? How do you apply the results of a learner analysis? Lecture/Discussion, Online discussion board
Task Analysis: What is a task analysis? How do we perform a task analysis? Identify different types of task analysis methods Lecture/Discussion, Work through a task analysis of a common task
Instructional objectives: Content sequencing What is an instructional objective? What is the purpose of an objective? How do you write an effective instructional objective? What is content sequencing? How do we sequence content?/What should we consider? Why is content sequencing important? Lecture/Discussion, Online discussion board
Instructional strategies: What is an instructional strategy? How do we select instructional strategies and how do we apply them? Heuristics Lecture/Discussion
Message design Instructional Delivery: What is message design? What must we consider with message design? Basic message design principles. How is instruction delivered? What are the most effective delivery methods and how do we apply them appropriately? Lecture/Discussion
Evaluation Instruments: How do we evaluate instruction? What are appropriate evaluation instruments? How do we apply evaluation results? Revision Lecture/Discussion
- Students will be able to apply an appropriate instructional design model for library instruction
- Students will be able to develop a task analysis
- Students will be able to develop a complete instructional unit
Who Should Attend
Anyone working in a library with instructional responsibilities.
Carla L. James
PhD Candidate Instructional Design & Technology-Old Dominion University (Present) More than 20 years of experience in academic, medical, public, school and special libraries. Adjunct Professor-UVA Wise (present) teaching reference and bibliography in their LMS endorsement program.
- $130 for RUSA members
- $175 for ALA members
- $210 for non-ALA members
- $100 for student members and retired members
How to Register
ALA will use Moodle for all online educational courses. Learn more about Moodle at www.moodle.org.
The Moodle login instructions will be sent the Friday before the start date. The course site will remain open one week after the end date for students to complete any assignments and submit the course evaluation survey.
You will receive access instructions from Jennifer by Friday. If you registered after Friday morning, you should have the instructions by Monday morning.
Questions about your registration should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Technical questions about the webinar should be directed to Jennifer Cross, RUSA Web Manager, at email@example.com.
Thank you and we look forward to your participation!