Assignment 4 | Planning to Design (Individual)

Overview

This assignment has two deliverables:

  • Design Challenge
  • 10 minute “TED” style talk Video

This assignment builds on the learning, reflection, critical thinking, and work you have completed in the first two assignments.

Design Challenge

Recognizing the importance of empathetic design and the principles of innovation, you will develop a design challenge that could be used in your organizational context to examine a potential digital learning environment challenge that is impacting learning. The design challenge should be maximum 1000 words using the framework provided in this course and experienced in Unit 1.

10 Minute “TED” style talk Video

In addition, you are required to create a 10 minute “TED” style talk that introduces the process for designing instruction for your environment, the innovation and evolution of it, the continuum of innovation and the potential impact empathetic design has on learning. You can post your video internally within Moodle or externally on your blog. You can use the set of tools in your ‘My Media’ section on Moodle to complete the “TED” style video for this assignment. Learn more about “My Media” tools.

Throughout this assignment you are expected to be a critical friend to one of your classmates using the resources provided in the course. You are expected to adhere to APA standards for citations and references and to back up your statements with appropriate academic literature.

Value: 25%

Submit: to the Assignment 4 dropbox in Moodle.

Course Learning Outcome/Assessment Criteria Excellent
(A+ to A)
Proficient
(A- to B+)
Satisfactory
(B to B-)
Unsatisfactory
(F)
Citation and APA format All citations and APA format are correct. Most citations and APA formatting are correct. Some citations and APA formatting are correct. Citations and APA formatting are not correct.
Style, Grammar, Spelling All grammar and spelling are correct. Most grammar and spelling are correct. Some grammar and spelling are correct. Significant spelling and grammar errors.
TED Talk-style Video Video or link to video is uploaded to Assignment 4 dropbox or is on your blog. Video is not submitted or is of very short length.
Design Challenge Design challenges draws on students’ previous learning, topics/concepts within the curriculum, and the use of the design thinking process. Design challenges is missing some critical pieces, such as processes, topics or concepts within the curriculum, or the use of the design thinking process. Design challenges is missing most critical pieces, such as processes, topics or concepts within the curriculum, or the use of the design thinking process. Design challenges is not representing any of the required components.
Relevant literature The literature presented / identified throughout this assignment is relevant. The literature presented / identified throughout this assignment mostly relevant. The literature presented / identified throughout this assignment is somewhat relevant. The literature presented / identified throughout this assignment is of cursory relevance.
Appropriateness of script and video for audience The script and the video are appropriate for the intended audience. The script and the video are mostly appropriate for the intended audience. The script and the video are somewhat for the intended audience. The script and the video are inappropriate for the intended audience.
Synthesis The deliverables in this assignment synthesizes the learning, reflection, critical thinking and work completed in this class. The deliverables in this assignment summarizes the learning, reflection, critical thinking and work completed in this class. The deliverables in this assignment presents the learning, reflection, critical thinking and work completed in this class with little summarization. The deliverables in this assignment are neither summarized nor synthesized.