EDTC 570 Courseware Authoring
This course examines the processes and approaches using courseware to design and develop learning objects. This course will focus on the systematic processes and techniques of computer-mediated instruction that includes analysis, design, development, implementation, and assessment.
Topics and Objectives
Overview of Courseware Authoring
- Examine courseware-authoring applications.
- Review the steps of the systematic design of instruction model.
- Apply the steps of the systematic design process to a courseware-authoring plan.
- Identify the general characteristics of a target population in the analysis phase of a courseware-authoring plan.
- Use a needs assessment in the analysis phase of a courseware-authoring plan.
- Determine the format (e.g., structured versus self-paced) of the courseware-authoring plan from the analysis phase.
- Examine the components of a properly written performance objective.
- Write measurable instructional objectives that meet the needs identified in the analysis phase of the courseware-authoring plan.
- Design content and course instruction clearly and logically.
- Apply effective instructional strategies that meet the needs identified in the analysis phase of the courseware-authoring plan.
- Identify development tools for Web-based courseware-authoring applications.
- Compare and contrast development tools for Web-based courseware-authoring applications.
- Select a Web-based courseware-authoring application (e.g., Blackboard®, WebCT®).
- Determine the proper modality of the instructional content.
- Analyze different instructional functions within the selected courseware.
- Examine different approaches that stimulate learner interest.
- Identify different approaches that increase learner engagement.
- Compare and contrast assessment tools in courseware-authoring applications.
- Compare and contrast traditional assessment with alternative assessment.
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