Designing a Course A Storyboard Exercise Moodle Explained With Lego
Storyboarding Storyboarding is a visual interpretation or visual sketch of your ideas for organizing your course site contents and activities and their relationship to one another. It involves creating a visual map, flowchart, or storyboard which can greatly assist you in your course design process.
Benefits Provides an overall view of your course site/structure See the relationships/links of your course design See the missing pieces Aids in organizing and/or sequencing of instruction
Creating a Storyboard You can use very simple methods to create your storyboard such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, index cards, or even sticky notes to graphically represent your online course.
Online Brainstorming Tools myWebspiration - free online mind mapping tool Gliffy - this online diagram designer will allow you to create a variety of diagrams such as mind maps, flow charts, floor plans, computer networks, user interfaces, etc. Mindomo - for mind mapping and brainstorming Bubbl.us- a simple tool that allows for text-only mind maps Inspiration – concept mapping software
Questions to address while storyboarding What do you want the students to learn by the end of the instruction? What do the students already know? What is the content you must include in the instruction? What is the content that is optional? What are the learning activities that will help the students learn. What is the best sequence of learning activities?
Storyboard Exercise 1. Divide the course into chunks or Topics. 2. For each topic: Write an Introduction or Overview + Specify Educational Activities + Specify Moodle Activities and Resources + Evaluation = Storyboard