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Instructional Design and Role Of Instructional Designers-An Overview

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In this SlideShare, we will talk about the importance and role of instructional design principles in e-learning.

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Instructional Design and Role Of Instructional Designers-An Overview

  1. 1. An Overview INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND THE ROLE OF INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNERS CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  2. 2. • What is instructional design? • Why apply instructional design to e-learning? • The role of an instructional designer • Conclusion AGENDA CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  3. 3. WHAT IS INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN? CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  4. 4. WHAT IS INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN? The process of assessing learning needs and then applying the suitable learning strategy to meet them Similar to lesson planning but more comprehensive Creating instructional materials constitutes instructional design CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  5. 5. WHAT IS INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN? Instructional design manufactures a learning experience to direct attention toward what has to be learned. Learners focus on the right things because it provides the right context and perspective. It ensures learners receive instructions in a form that is effective and meaningful. CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  6. 6. WHY APPLY INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN TO E-LEARNING? CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  7. 7. WHY APPLY INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN TO E-LEARNING? In e-learning, the focus is entirely on the learner. Learning material must be presented efficiently and provide clear explanations to minimize the intervention of an instructor. Focus is on the process of learning rather than teaching; it is important to know how the learner will learn, to design a course that will cater to the abilities of the learner. CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  8. 8. WHY APPLY INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN TO E-LEARNING? Design is important if an e-learning course has to achieve its objectives. Good design is possible if instructional design (ID) principles are applied. CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  9. 9. WHY APPLY INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN TO E-LEARNING? ID principles ensure the subject matter is well-organized and the strategies to deliver it are well- thought out and well-planned. They ensure suitable learning technologies are used to benefit the learner. CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  10. 10. WHY APPLY INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN TO E-LEARNING? The application of ID principles speeds up e-learning development - everyone involved in the process is aware of the framework for course development.It promotes the effective presentation of content and quality of the e-learning course; doubts and ambiguities of the learner are anticipated and included. CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  11. 11. THE ROLE OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  12. 12. THE ROLE OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER Understands adult learning principles Designs the e-learning course based on learner needs Identifies the need for the training, the target audience, and their level of understanding CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  13. 13. THE ROLE OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER Identifies learner needs with SMEs. Is aware of the end objective of the e- learning course. Based on this, he reviews the content, identifies gaps in the content and works with the SME to fill them. CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  14. 14. THE ROLE OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER Develops learning objectives and ensures content matches those objectives Consults stakeholders to identify the end goals they hope to achieve through the course CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  15. 15. THE ROLE OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER Content is divided into ‘need to know’ and ‘nice to know’. Content is chunked according to the structure of the course as well as the layout of each screen. Chunking is done based on audio and visual strategies that will be used in the course. CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  16. 16. THE ROLE OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER Devises instructional strategies to enhance learning Designs interactivities, simulations, and scenarios to keep learners engaged and motivated Brainstorms with the stakeholders, SMEs, project managers, authoring tool experts, and technology experts CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  17. 17. THE ROLE OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER Designs the storyboard Images, music and audio script of the course are designed to enhance the aesthetic appeal of the course Develops assessments Assessments are designed in tandem with the learning objectives and content CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  18. 18. THE ROLE OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER Reviews the course once it is developed. Checks aspects such as language, clarity, and consistency of images. Checks if it has been developed according to the storyboard. CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  19. 19. THE ROLE OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER Instructional Designer Identifies learner needs with SMEs Develops learning objectives Chunks content Develops instructional strategies Designs the storyboard Develops assessments, reviews course CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!
  20. 20. CONCLUSION Instructional design is putting the right information before learners through relevant content and activities so that learners achieve their learning goals. Application of instructional design principles ensures the design is learner-centric and promotes learner engagement. An Instructional designer plays a crucial role in e-learning development. He knows how people learn and comes up with ideas to help them learn better. CommLab India: The Global Learning Partner You Can Depend On!

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