Instructional Design

By Dr.Sajna Jaleel   |   Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala

The course on Instructional Design will help the learner understand the concept of Instructional design and the use of  technology and multimedia as tools to enhance instruction.  

This course on Instructional Design helps the Learner to develop an understanding of history and evolution of Instructional Design, Principles and characteristics of the design and development of instructional material, the various competencies and skills in Instructional Design, design and development of e-learning materials and modes and models of Instructional Design and the role of teacher as an effective designer. 

This course is part of approved University level curriculum for Master in Education(M.Ed.). It can be taken by students at any level of teacher education and in service teachers of different faculties. It will enable them to master all the ideas of Instructional Design. 

Through the course you will learn and understand the creation of instructional experiences which makes the acquisition of knowledge and skill more efficient, effective and appealing.

Learners enrolled: 597


Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 15 weeks
Start Date : 01 Jul 2020
End Date : 14 Dec 2020
Exam Date : 21 Dec 2020
Enrollment Ends : 14 Oct 2020
Category :
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Level : Postgraduate


    Course Layout

    No Module No Weekly Lecture Topics

    1 1                 Instructional and Material Design: Historical Perspective
    2                 Instructional Design: Meaning, Concept, Principle
    3                 Instructional Design process: steps

    2 4                 System Approach to Instructional Design
    5                 Theories on Instructional Design
    6                 Information Processing

    3 7                 Components of Instructional Design
    8                 Instructional Objectives and Instructional design
    9                 learning and Teaching styles in Instructional design

    4 10                 Instructional Method, Models and Strategy
    11                 Modes of Instructional Design
    12                 Computer Assisted instruction

    5 13                 Principles and characteristics of Instructional and material design
    14                 Learning material design: designing and development
    15                 Designing e-content and materials

    6 16                 Learning Environment -Design
    17                Content structuring
    18                 Niceties of language writing
    19                 Writing Styles

    7 20                 Communication
    21                 Computer Mediated Communication

    8 22                 Hand held technologies
    23                Communication tools for e-learning

    9 24                Class management and Instructional design
    25                Assessment and assessment practices
    26                Feedback and Instructional design
    27                Planning a design

    10 28                Approaches and components of e-learning
    29                Types of e-learning: synchronous and asynchronous

    11 30                E-learning and Instructional design
    31                Pedagogical design for e-learning
    32                Interactive e-lesson &interactive multimedia in instructional design

    12 33                Teaching as design: historical perspective
    34                Interpreting teaching as design
    35                Pedagogical design capacity

    13 36                Models of instructional design
    37                Design and development of course or unit
    14 38                Instructional design for humanities and science  teaching
    39                Ethical issues in Instructional design

    15 40                Teaching and Technology Integration in teaching
    41                Teacher vs technology


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    Dr.Sajna Jaleel

    Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala
    Dr. Sajna Jaleel, Associate Professor at School of Pedagogical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala,
    where she teaches Educational Research, Mathematics Education, Instructional Design and Quality Assurance in Education. 
    She is Ph.D. from University of Kerala. She is a post graduate in both Mathematics and Education from University of 
    Calicut and bachelors in Mathematics and Education from University of Kerala. Successfully completed 2 major projects 
    funded by UGC. Ably guided 10 Ph.D. students under the faculty of Education and supervising a number of research scholars.
    She is serving as a Teacher Educator at Masters in Education (M.Ed.), M. Phil, Ph.D., and PDF programmes. She has a number 
    of books and research papers to her credit. Her areas of interest are Mathematics Education, Educational Technology, 
    E-content development, Instructional Design, Research in Education and Quality Assurance in Education


    30 Marks will be allocated for Internal Assessment and 70 Marks will be allocated for external proctored examination

    Course certificate will be issued by SWAYAM and Host University (Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala)