Oct 10th 2016

Foundations of Learning Experience Design (NovoEd)

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In the course participants will learn how to develop a learning module using best practices in pedagogy and instructional design. Using a project-based approach participants will learn and apply the fundamental elements and principles in a module design that leads to higher engagement and learner outcomes.

Participant Takeaways:

- A basic understanding of project based design, backwards design, and designing for team-based learning.

- Feedback on a module design from peers and experts.

- Fluency using NovoEd for a collaborative learning experience.

Participant Activities:

- Watching instructional videos and reading insightful articles.

- Meeting and interacting with a community of learners.


Introduction (Oct 10 - 16): Insights and Knowledge: Introduction to course design and demo of NovoEd platform.

Week 1 (Oct 17 - 23): Foundations of Pedagogy, Forming Teams - Utilize tools and resources to define a learning objective for your module.

Week 2 (Oct 24 - 30): Module Analysis - Analyze and provide feedback around module design utilizing a rubric.

Week 3 (Oct 31 - Nov 6): Design your Assignment - Utilizing best practices in assignment design, create an authentic learning activity to assess the learning of your participants.

Week 4 (Nov 7 - 13): Content Creation and Curation - Utilize content creation and curation strategies to support your learning experience.

Week 5 (Nov 14 - 20): Team Collaboration and Course Wrap Up - Utilize feedback from your teammates to improve your module.

Continuation (After Nov 21): Continue to Connect with the Course Community - The resources and community continue to be available for your benefit.