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Designing for Outcomes

Assessment Examples

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Coming soon! This post will give examples of lead-up assessments that build toward the summative assessment (scaffolding).

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Design Blueprint Examples

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Coming soon! Note to Designing for Online Learning students: This page will contain examples of finalized “Design Blueprints” for you to browse for ideas for your own course.

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Creating a Design Blueprint

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Coming soon! Note for Designing for Online Learning students: This page will contain a link to the forms that you filled out in Units 1 and 2 of Designing for Online Learning. We will make these forms available here so that you can use them to create an “Analyses Document” and a “Design Blueprint” for other courses in the future, and so that you can share these forms with other faculty members at your school/organization.

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Learning Objectives

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Learning occurs in three domains–cognitive (thinking/head), affective (feelings/emotions), and psychomotor (physical). As designers we need to write course objectives that covers all three learning domains. Check out these articles related to writing learning objectives. Overview of the Three Domains of Learning ABCs Learning Objectives Aligning Assessments with Objectives Writing Good Learning Outcomes

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Learning Taxonomies

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Learning taxonomies like Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised in 2000 by Anderson and Krathwohl) are a classification system for learning objectives. These taxonomies are useful tools for designers as they write course objectives to help create effective training. Check out the following resources related to Bloom’s Taxonomy. Understanding Bloom’s Taxonomy Guide to Taxonomies of Learning Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy Handout for Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs for the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy  

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Backward Design

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The design model we have adopted for Designing for Online Learning is a backward design model. You will read about backward design in Moodle in DOL Units 1 and 2 and practice it yourself as you fill out the Analyzing forms. Here are some other links related to backwards design. Understanding by Design (UbD) white paper (McTighe and Wiggins) Overview of Backward Design (from IU) Resources for Backward Design (from IU) Writing Course-level Learning Outcomes (from TTU)

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