Instructional Design

By Dr.Sajna Jaleel   |   Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala
Learners enrolled: 597

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.

Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 15 weeks
Category :
  • Multidisciplinary
Credit Points : 4
Level : Postgraduate
Start Date : 01 Jul 2020
End Date : 14 Dec 2020
Enrollment Ends : 14 Oct 2020
Exam Date : 21 Dec 2020 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

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

Books and references

Blaauw, G., & Brooks, F. (1997). Computer architecture: Concepts and evolution . 
Reading, MA: Addison Wesley Longman

Gibbons, A. S. (2013). An architectural approach to instructional design . 
New York: Routledge
Gibbons, A., & Rogers, P. C. (2009). The architecture of instructional theory. 
In C. M. Reigeluth & A. Carr-Chellman (Eds.), Instructional-design theories and 
models: Vol. 3. Building a common knowledge base . New York: Routledge.

Ramo, S., & St. Claire, R. K. (1998). The systems approach, anaheim,
 CA: KNI Incorporated. Retrieved from http://www.incase.org/productspubs/doc/systemsapproach .

Gibbons, A.S (2014). Eight Views of Instructional Design and What
 They Should Mean to Instructional Designers. Retrieved May 2018, from 
Ausubel, D. P. (1969). A cognitive theory of school learning. Psychology in the Schools, 6, 331-335.

Bruner, J. S. (1964). Study of thinking. New York: Wiley.

Gagné, R. M. (1962). Military training and principles of learning. American Psychologist, 17, 83-91. 

Gagné, R. M., & Briggs, L. J. (1979). Principles of instructional design (2nd ed.).
 New York: Holt, Rinehart, & Winston.

Skinner, B. F. (1954). The science of learning and the art of teaching. 
Harvard Educational Review, 24, 86-97.

Tennyson, R.D. (2010). Historical Reflection on Learning Theories and Instructional Design. 
Contemporary Educational Technology, 2010, 1(1), 1-16

Gustafson, K.L. (1996). International Encyclopedia of Educational Technology. 
Edited by Plomp, T. & Ely, A.P. Pergamon, USA.

Instructor bio

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

Course certificate

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)

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