Course Description

Students will explore ways in which courses can be designed. They will be introduced to the ADDIE design model and other design models that may work in other environments. Students will write instructional objectives and design a unit of instruction and assessments that support the instructional objects, and will plan an evaluation of their instructional materials.

Course Outline

This course will contain the following modules:

  • Getting Started: How instructional design fits within the teaching/training realm.
  • Analysis: Three types of analyses, and how they form the foundation of a well-designed course.
  • Design: Writing course objectives, determining the order of material.
  • Develop: Assembling course content, preparing tests, preparing to present the material.
  • Implement: Final preparations for presenting the lesson, motivating students.
  • Evaluation: The importance of evaluation and when to do it.
  • Other Views of Instructional Design: Models besides the ADDIE model, differences and similarities.


Participants will have 180 Days to complete this self-paced online course.

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:

  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:

  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.

Software Requirements:

  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.

Web Browser Settings:

  • Accept cookies
  • Disable pop-up blocker.

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Section Title
Fundamentals of Instructional Design (Online)
Jul 01, 2021 to Jun 30, 2022
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $270.00