Instructional Design<br />&<br />The 6 Thinking Hats<br />
Six Thinking Hats<br />is a flexible and easy-to-use <br />thinking process<br />
It encourages Parallel Thinking, where everyone explores all sides of an issue at the same time<br />
Each of the Six Thinking Hats represents a different direction or type of thinking, which is identified by a color<br />
WHITE HAT THINKING<br />Data, facts, information known or needed<br />
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & THE WHITE HAT<br />Focus on the input content. Identify what information is available, what is need...
APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Go through all the content and cross reference it with the course outline given by the client<br />
APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Go through all the content and cross reference it with the course outline given by the client<br...
BLACK HAT THINKING<br />Difficulties, potential problems. <br />Why something may not work<br />
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & THE BLACK HAT<br />Think critically, complete a thorough <br />risk assessment, and identify <br />...
APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Conduct a thorough risk assessment considering project timelines, budgets, scope of development<...
APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Conduct a thorough risk assessment considering project timelines, budgets, scope of development<...
RED HAT THINKING<br />Feelings, hunches, gut instinct, <br />and intuition<br />
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & THE RED HAT<br />Express your gut feelings about the instructional approach that you believe should...
APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Decide the best approach depending on the type of content (and your instinct)<br />
APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Decide the best approach depending on the type of content (and your instinct)<br />Don’t try to ...
GREEN HAT THINKING<br />Creativity – possibilities, <br />alternatives, solutions, new ideas<br />
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & THE GREEN HAT<br />Move forward; seek new ideas and modify your existing ideas if required<br />
APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Bounce off new ideas, <br />this will help you find potential <br />flaws in your approach<br />
APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Bounce off new ideas, <br />this will help you find potential<br />flaws in your approach<br />G...
YELLOW HAT THINKING<br />Values and benefits. <br />Why something may work<br />
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & THE YELLOW HAT<br />APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Focus on the input content. Identify what information...
APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Have a clear idea of the benefits <br />
APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Have a clear idea of the benefits <br />Finalize the approach<br />
BLUE HAT THINKING<br />Manage the thinking process, focus, next steps, action plans<br />
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & THE BLUE HAT<br />Summarize your thoughts and conclude by formulating a plan of action.<br />List o...
APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Create a project plan, allocate the most suitable resources, set project milestones and clearly ...
Upside Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd.<br />www.upsidelearning.com <br />E-mail: info@upsidelearning.com <br />Follow us on:<...
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  1. 1. Instructional Design<br />&<br />The 6 Thinking Hats<br />
  2. 2. Six Thinking Hats<br />is a flexible and easy-to-use <br />thinking process<br />
  3. 3. It encourages Parallel Thinking, where everyone explores all sides of an issue at the same time<br />
  4. 4. Each of the Six Thinking Hats represents a different direction or type of thinking, which is identified by a color<br />
  5. 5. WHITE HAT THINKING<br />Data, facts, information known or needed<br />
  6. 6. INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & THE WHITE HAT<br />Focus on the input content. Identify what information is available, what is needed, <br />and what information is missing<br />
  7. 7. APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Go through all the content and cross reference it with the course outline given by the client<br />
  8. 8. APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Go through all the content and cross reference it with the course outline given by the client<br />When in doubt raise a flag right away and ask the client for additional information<br />
  9. 9. BLACK HAT THINKING<br />Difficulties, potential problems. <br />Why something may not work<br />
  10. 10. INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & THE BLACK HAT<br />Think critically, complete a thorough <br />risk assessment, and identify <br />‘worst-case scenarios’<br />
  11. 11. APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Conduct a thorough risk assessment considering project timelines, budgets, scope of development<br />
  12. 12. APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Conduct a thorough risk assessment considering project timelines, budgets, scope of development<br />Document your observations<br />
  13. 13. RED HAT THINKING<br />Feelings, hunches, gut instinct, <br />and intuition<br />
  14. 14. INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & THE RED HAT<br />Express your gut feelings about the instructional approach that you believe should be taken <br />
  15. 15. APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Decide the best approach depending on the type of content (and your instinct)<br />
  16. 16. APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Decide the best approach depending on the type of content (and your instinct)<br />Don’t try to justify yourself. <br />Just go all out<br />
  17. 17. GREEN HAT THINKING<br />Creativity – possibilities, <br />alternatives, solutions, new ideas<br />
  18. 18. INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & THE GREEN HAT<br />Move forward; seek new ideas and modify your existing ideas if required<br />
  19. 19. APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Bounce off new ideas, <br />this will help you find potential <br />flaws in your approach<br />
  20. 20. APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Bounce off new ideas, <br />this will help you find potential<br />flaws in your approach<br />Go back to the drawing board <br />and come back with alternatives<br />
  21. 21. YELLOW HAT THINKING<br />Values and benefits. <br />Why something may work<br />
  22. 22. INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & THE YELLOW HAT<br />APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Focus on the input content. Identify what information is available, what is needed, and what information is missing.<br />Justify your approach by listing down its benefits and why you think your approach will work<br />
  23. 23. APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Have a clear idea of the benefits <br />
  24. 24. APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Have a clear idea of the benefits <br />Finalize the approach<br />
  25. 25. BLUE HAT THINKING<br />Manage the thinking process, focus, next steps, action plans<br />
  26. 26. INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & THE BLUE HAT<br />Summarize your thoughts and conclude by formulating a plan of action.<br />List out next steps and <br />assign responsibility centers<br />
  27. 27. APPLYING THE PROCESS<br />Create a project plan, allocate the most suitable resources, set project milestones and clearly assign centers of responsibility<br />
  28. 28. Upside Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd.<br />www.upsidelearning.com <br />E-mail: info@upsidelearning.com <br />Follow us on:<br />Images courtesy of www.sxc.hu<br />
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