Instructional Design: Educational Media
University of California, Irvine
  • Start Date: 06 Jun, 2022
  • 3 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos

Learn techniques to develop educational media that will enhance your learning materials and help students retain knowledge.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Understand how to promote student engagement

Educational media is an essential and evolving element of online course design. The notion of “lectures,” as many have known them, is now under review as we understand more about how people learn.

On this three-week course, you’ll question what you know about lectures and media, before discovering new media models to help promote student engagement.

You’ll debate how students learn and explore the tools and techniques to apply to your course to improve the learning experience.

Explore how visual elements enhance learning

With an understanding of how people learn, you’ll discover how visual elements enhance that learning.

You’ll learn how you can align visual components with your course content before comparing and contrasting educational media models to find the one that works for you.

Discuss scripting and proof of concept to further your skills

Once you know the best practices for student learning, you’ll use this to create a media plan as well as a media presentation to help facilitate learning.

As part of this process, you’ll learn about scripting and the importance of developing a proof of concept to help move your ideas forward.

Create a successful media production team

You’ll finish the course by examining the ways you can put together your media team personnel to help schedule your media development and deliver results.

Learning from senior instructional designer Patricia Baia, you’ll gain exclusive insights into how to be successful in your role and deliver high-quality courses.

This course is designed for new or experienced instructional designers as well as educators looking to make the transition into instructional design.

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University of California, Irvine

This university is part of the partnership between eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn.

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

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