|BOLT 674 - Learning Theories
BOLT 675 - Instructional Design Elements
BOLT 676 - Systems Theory and Learning
Psychology and systems theory underlie instructional design and the originating course Instructional Design: learning theory and systems theory which all contribute to BOLT 674, 675 and 676. These modules examine a broad range of learning theories and explore the role they play in K-12 instructional design such as blended, flipped or completely online learning and teaching. The contributions of various areas of psychology, with an emphasis on constructivist and connectivist models of learning and teaching and its application to educational contexts such as gamification, social networks, collaborative spaces, augmented reality (AR), simulations, mobile learning and apps. An introduction to systems theory, as it applies to instructional design within K-12 education, and systems analysis will also be explored.
After completing these three modules students will be able to:
Assignments and Learning Experiences:To maintain integrity with the originating graduate courses, the assignments and assessment processes will be divided into equivalent demands within the various modules. Assignments include online discussion forums; reading and reacting to pertinent research; and written explorations of the integration of the module content to individualized professional contexts. Format of assignments will vary from short forum postings to research essays. Proper use of the American Psychological Association (APA) is an expectation and will be reinforced throughout the modules.
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