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Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design

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Course Descriptions

IDPT 600 - PRINCIPLES OF LEARNING THEORY

In this gateway course, students will begin the process of understanding what it means to be a graduate student at Franklin University. This includes tangibles such as scholarly research and academic writing, as well as intangibles such as critical thinking and attitude. Students will employ various strategies as they develop a thorough understanding of selected learning theories and philosophies. They will then apply these theories and strategies to create a learning event.

IDPT 610 - PRINCIPLES OF INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

In this course, students will study instructional systems theory, systematic approaches to instructional design, and the contemporary practice of instructional design in a variety of settings, including business, industry, government, and classroom education.

IDPT 620 - PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGY

In this course, students will learn a framework for understanding human performance by working with scenarios and case studies to analyze performance problems, determine the level and type of intervention required, and make recommendations for a suite of solutions that will achieve the desired impacts.

IDPT 640 - ENHANCING LEARNING WITH TECHNOLOGY

In this course, students will apply design principles to create a learning event that includes the use of new and emerging technologies. Students will research collaboration and networking tools for their use and value in learning environments. Delivery platforms and software will also be explored for their impact on instructional strategies. Projects completed in the course will become part of the student's portfolio.

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