Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

ELP 530 Course Design and Evaluation

Examination of the field of instructional program design for adult learners within the training and development field, in educational and non-educational organizational settings. Focus on learning to design and manage instructional activities in response to training needs and skills analyses. Students are required to select and use an appropriate design model, design a preliminary needs assessment, develop program goals and learning objectives, develop an instructional plan, develop a plan to assess student learning and evaluate the program, and critically review the design document. Major emphasis given to developing the instructional design document that demonstrates a student’s ability to align and integrate effectively all aspects of the design process and to incorporate adult learning theory. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as ELP 430 and may be taken only once for credit. Expected preparation: ELP 429/529.


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  • 500