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Instructional Design Wizard

The Instructional Design Wizard provides you with a step-by-step process for:

  • Defining course learning objectives.
  • Incorporating assessment activities.
  • Identifying appropriate instructional methods and activities.
  • Recommending tools that support the learning experiences you want to provide in your course.
  • Promoting alignment between learning experiences and Bloom’s Taxonomy.

As you progress through the wizard, it creates a course structure using placeholders in the Course Builder and reviews instructional design strategies.

The Instructional Design Wizard promotes the following instructional design best practices and concepts for course design:

  • Understanding learner personas.
  • Spending time early in the process to document your desired outcomes and learning goals for your course, including a mix of knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation objectives.
  • Determining an appropriate mix of instructional strategies for the course and its lessons, including direct instruction, collaborative learning, independent learning, and experiential learning.
  • Creating a variety of content-focused and application-focused learning experiences using Learning Environment tools and technology in different ways.
  • Determining appropriate measurement and assessment strategies, including diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments to understand, customize, and accurately measure learning outcomes.
  • Reviewing your course for appropriate length, distribution of experiences, etc.

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