Schedule

Date Course Activities Learning Outcomes Assessed Value %
Ongoing Contribution to the learning community A, B, C, D 15%
Tuesdays
5:30 – 6:30pm (Pacific)
Thursdays
7:30 – 8:30am (Pacific)
Office hours in Collaborate Ultra (Class)
or by appointment
Unit 1: Designing Instruction – Instructional Design Reconsidered (Weeks 1 – 4)
November 11 (Monday) – December 8 (Sunday), 2019
Nov 12 (Tues)
5:30 – 6:30 pm (Pacific)
Collaborate Session Topics: Welcome | Assignment 1 & Assignment 2
Nov 11 – Dec 8 Complete all required readings

Overview Optional Readings/Resources as you explore and reflect on the distinction between instructional design and designing instruction

Nov 11 – 17
(Week 1)
Readings: Bates (2014); Merrill (2002)

Start Week 1 | Orienting yourself to the field of instructional design

Post your thoughts, concerns and questions about readings on your blog

A, B, D Part of Contribution to Learning Community
Nov 15 – 17
(Week 1)
Activity 1: Task 1 – Find a partner to complete Design Thinking Process and Assignments 1 & 2

Activity 1: Task 2 – Explore the d.School website

Start Assignment 1

Nov 18 – 24
(Week 2)
Readings: Crichton & Carter (2017); Mattelmäki, Vaajakallio, & Koskinen (2014)

Complete Activity 1 | Orienting yourself to the field of instructional design

Post your thoughts, concerns and questions about readings on your blog

Start Activity 2 | Participating in the Design Thinking Process (Part 1 & 2)

A, B, D Part of Contribution to Learning Community
Nov 25 – Dec 1
(Week 3)
Complete Activity 2 | Participating in the Design Thinking Process (Part 1)

Comment as Critical Friends to Peers’ Posts of their Solutions

A, B, D Part of Contribution to Learning Community
Dec 1
(Week 3)
Post to your blog first Deliverable of Assignment 1 | Design Thinking Process (Partners)  A, B, D Part A and Part B will be marked together 25%
Dec 2 – 8
(Week 4)
Complete Activity 2 | Participating in the Design Thinking Process (Part 2)

Start Assignment 2: Reflective Assignment on Critical Friends (Individual)

Dec 8
(Week 4)
Submit Second Deliverable of Assignment 1 | Design Thinking Process (Partners) by 11:55 pm Pacific to Moodle A, B, D Part A and Part B will be marked together 25%
Dec 8
(Week 4)
Submit deliverable of Assignment 2 | Reflective Assignment on Critical Friends (Individual) by 11:55 pm Pacific to Moodle A, B, D 5%
Dec 2 – 8
(Week 4)
Complete Mid-course survey
Unit 2: Why Innovate? New, Renewal or Change (Weeks 5 – 6)
December 9 (Monday) – 22 (Sunday), 2019
Dec 10 (Tues)
5:30 – 6:30 pm (Pacific)
Collaborate Session Topics: Check-in| Assignment 3
Dec 9 – 22
(Weeks 5 – 6)
Complete all required readings

Begin choosing Optional Readings/Resources as you explore and reflect on Assignment 3 | Case Examination (Individual)

A, B, C, D

Part of Contribution to Learning Community

Dec 9 – 15
(Week 5)
Complete Activity 1 | Orienting yourself to the field of innovation, renewal and change

Post your thoughts, concerns and questions about readings on your blog

Start Assignment 3

A, B, C, D Part of Contribution to Learning Community
Dec 16 – 22
(Week 6)
Complete Activity 2 | Understanding Case Studies

Complete Activity 3 | Understanding Design Principles

Complete Activity 4 | Understanding the Importance of Thinking along a Continuum

A, B, C, D
Dec 23 – Dec 29 Holiday Break
Dec 29
(Week 6)
Submit Assignment 3 | Case Examination (Individual) in Moodle by 11:55 pm Pacific A, B, C, D 25%
Unit 3: Considering the Need for Innovation in Designing Instruction in Your Context (Weeks 7 – 9)
January 2 (Thursday) – January 19 (Sunday), 2020
Jan 2 (Thursday)
5:30 – 6:30 pm (Pacific)
Collaborate Session Topics: Check-in | Assignment 4
Jan 2 – 5
Week 7
Start Assignment 4
Jan 2 – 19
(Weeks 7 – 9)
Complete all required readings

Post your thoughts, concerns and questions about readings on your blog

A, B, C, D Part of Contribution to Learning Community
Jan 19
(Week 9)
Submit Assignment 4 | Planning to Design (Individual) in Moodle by 11:55 pm Pacific A, B, C, D 30%