Course Redesign

There is a list of instructional design methods and models instructional designers, trainers, or developers can use for developing systematic approach of trainings, visualizing training processes, and making continuously improvement for future courses and performances. The ADDIE model is one of popular models used often for designing/structuring eLearning or structuring online courses. The ADDIE model includes five development phases: analyze, design, development, implementation, and evaluation. 

1. Analyze

  • Analyze learners' need 
  • Set up course goals and objectives
  • Identify technology/media/softwares used for teaching
  • The lecture duration plan - plan time frame and class activities
  • Review syllabus template

2. Design

  • Design Canvas course: content structure, interaction, and community
  • Commuicate with learners: list assignment samples and welcome message in Canvas
  • Create assessment rubrics or grading criteria clearly for each assignment and exam
  • Plan activities that relate to course objectives topics, group interactive activities, and decide what contents and activities should be presented

3. Development

  • Facilitate synchronous classroom: WebEx and/or Blackboard Collaborate
  • Develop Canvas course: finalize course syllabus, align rubrics with assignments, structure modules, and plan interactive activities
  • Structure course contents: audio, videos, presentation, slides, documents, etc, to help students succeed
  • Accessible course content: alt text for images, table headings, and captions for videos are included
  • Accessible documents

4. Implementation

  • Plan Alternative options for unexpected situations (e.g. Internet disconnected)
  • Provide students additional resources, guidance, and consistent information
  • Form an interactive learning environment and encourage students’ engagement with peers and course contents
  • Use emerging technologies as teaching tools to enhance learning and teaching
  • Make announcements topics on Canvas for communication purpose
  • Post vvirtual office hour
  • Provide meaningful feedback relate to course objectives
  • Respond students' email within 24-48 hours

5. Evaluation/Assessment

  • Formative assessment (The anonymous surveys might/will be collected by the Instructor On Canvas or Qualtrics.)
  • Summative assessment about the use of instructional tools in class will be collected at the end of the course by the Instructional Designer (The anonymous surveys should be collected by the Instructional Designer)
    • Students' learning curve in term of using instructional tools in learning
    • Satisfaction
    • Interaction
    • Community
    • Collaborative learning
    • Communication: instructor-to-students or students-to-students
    • Rubrics