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Design Briefing “Selecting a Diamond” Rachel Hudson Instructional Designer
Instructional  Design Problem <ul><li>Every year thousands of people become engaged and get married.  It is tradition in m...
Needs Analysis <ul><li>Diamond shoppers need instructional materials that will allow them to effectively converse with jew...
Instructional Goals <ul><li>Upon completing instruction students will be able to select a diamond that meets their budget ...
Task Analysis <ul><li>Identify and define the 4c’s  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Color, Cut, Clarity, Carat </li></ul></ul></...
Learner &  Contextual Analysis <ul><li>Learners Analysis:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learners will be adult, male or female, b...
Instructional Objectives <ul><li>After completing the online course, students will be able to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Defin...
Design Approach <ul><li>Learning Environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Course available via the internet </li></ul></ul...
Flowchart Instructional System Students access online learning system Review the Learning Goals and Objectives  Review why...
Formative Evaluation Plan <ul><li>Modeled after the Dick, Carey, and Carey’s Approach.  </li></ul><ul><li>Consist of only ...
Summative Evaluation Plan <ul><li>Will be available online to learners after instruction is completed. </li></ul><ul><li>R...
Prototype <ul><li>The prototype has be designed using Dreamweaver and is a functional website.  It currently features one ...
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Instructional Design Brief

The instructional design brief about how I created training for the course "How to Select a Diamond"

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Instructional Design Brief

  1. 1. Design Briefing “Selecting a Diamond” Rachel Hudson Instructional Designer
  2. 2. Instructional Design Problem <ul><li>Every year thousands of people become engaged and get married. It is tradition in many cultures for the woman to receive an engagement ring. The time and effort required to choose a diamond for an engagement ring can be overwhelming as well as expensive. </li></ul><ul><li>Getting accurate 3 rd party information can be difficult. </li></ul><ul><li>Every jeweler has a special cliché reasoning why their diamonds are better than others. </li></ul><ul><li>Many diamond shoppers may be unaware of the factors that affect the pricing of a diamond. In their ignorance they may only believe that the price of a diamond is determined by size. </li></ul><ul><li>Diamond shoppers may be unaware of deceptive tactics practiced by some jewelers. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Needs Analysis <ul><li>Diamond shoppers need instructional materials that will allow them to effectively converse with jewelers when shopping for a diamond. </li></ul><ul><li>Limited instruction is available to diamond shoppers regarding the scams that many jewelers practice. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Instructional Goals <ul><li>Upon completing instruction students will be able to select a diamond that meets their budget and quality needs. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Task Analysis <ul><li>Identify and define the 4c’s </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Color, Cut, Clarity, Carat </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Identify the different cuts of diamonds available </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Round, Princess, Emerald, Oval, Marquise, Pear, Radiant, Heart </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Identify the different diamond certifications/grading reports available </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EGL </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GIA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AGS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IGI </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Discuss the different scams adopted by many jewelers and ways to avoid these scams </li></ul><ul><li>Estimate the price range for a diamond using the Rapaport Diamond Report </li></ul>
  6. 6. Learner & Contextual Analysis <ul><li>Learners Analysis: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learners will be adult, male or female, between the ages of 21 to 60, and be intrinsically motivated to participate in this course. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contextual Analysis: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instruction will be provided via the internet accessed by a computer at home or work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comparison worksheets, activities, and discussion boards will be available to the learner. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Instructional Objectives <ul><li>After completing the online course, students will be able to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define the color, cut, clarity, and carat for a diamond. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the different diamond shapes available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List and differentiate between the different types of diamond certifications and grading reports. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List different scams adopted by many jewelers and strategies for avoiding a scam </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Estimate the price range for a diamond using the Rappaport Diamond Report </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Design Approach <ul><li>Learning Environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Course available via the internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be accessed any time or location </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Instructional Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Five Lesson Quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student will complete a Case Study </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assessment Strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formative Evaluation Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summative Evaluation Plan </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Flowchart Instructional System Students access online learning system Review the Learning Goals and Objectives Review why instruction is important Review the 4Cs (Color, Cut, Clarity, Carat). Self-Quiz Review different diamond shapes available. Self-Quiz Review different types of certifications and grading reports available. Self Quiz Review Diamond Rapaport Sheet. Self-Quiz Identify scams and ways to avoid. Self-Quiz Summarize Objectives Final Activity: Use worksheet to help differentiate selections in online jewelry store Review how worksheet can be used when shopping at jewelry stores
  10. 10. Formative Evaluation Plan <ul><li>Modeled after the Dick, Carey, and Carey’s Approach. </li></ul><ul><li>Consist of only two phases: (1) two separate one-on-one sessions and (2) a small group session. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Summative Evaluation Plan <ul><li>Will be available online to learners after instruction is completed. </li></ul><ul><li>Results will be used to review instruction every six months and update as needed. </li></ul><ul><li>The Summative Evaluation will ask the following questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Did you complete Lessons 1 thru 5? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do you feel that this course prepared you to effectively select a diamond? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is there anything you think should be added to this instruction? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is there any feature of this instruction that you did not find useful? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Would you suggest this course to a friend? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do you have any questions? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Additional comments/concerns? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Prototype <ul><li>The prototype has be designed using Dreamweaver and is a functional website. It currently features one of five lessons to be developed later. It currently contains: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lesson 1, Lesson 1 Quiz, and the answers to Lesson 1 Quiz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Study and Casey Study Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Please review my protoype using the attached file “diamondsite.html” </li></ul>

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