INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND EDUCATIONAL E VALUATION
Learning outcomes of the course unit
From the analysis of real situations in different educational and training settings non formal and informal education, vocational training, continuing education) and through an experiential learning approach, students will have the opportunity to develop skills for creating: 1) different types of program design documents, 2) evaluation of educational and training programs.
Course contents summary
- Institutional and organizational contexts of training programs.
- Instructional design approaches and models of training programs.
- Evaluation models, approaches and designs of and training programs.
A bibliography required to support the study will be handed out on the first day of class.
Educational activities will be conducted focusing on active learning methods (interactive lectures, case studies, simulations) with a continuous enhancement of direct experiences of the participants, interactions between individuals in learning and interconnections with other lectures. The classroom activities will be supported by the use of authentic materials and presentations on computer.
Assessment methods and criteria
The learning process will be monitored continuously during classroom activities through the solicitation of feedback.
Summative assessment will be performed by:
- for students attending
optional: 1) a project work or 2) a written examination, lasting three hours, which involves the development of an educational project.
- for students not attending
a written examination, lasting three hours, which involves the development of an educational project.