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2 Principles of Online Design
2.2 Instruction Design
2.2.1 Instructional & Audience Analysis
- Formal or informal instructional and audience analyses should be conducted prior to the onset of a course design.
- Instructional analysis should determine the suitability of a course for online delivery with present technology capability.
- Instructional analysis should determine areas of knowledge and skills involved in achieving instructional goals.
- Audience analysis should determine the learner's personal characteristics, intellectual skills, subject knowledge level, and the purpose of taking the course.
- Audience analysis should also include the learner's technology skills and previous experiences with online courses.
2.2.2 Goals & Objectives
- Course learning goals and objectives should be stated in a manner that is clear and measurable
- Course learning goals and objectives should be publicly available and explicitly communicated to the learner.
2.2.3 Instructional Activities
- Specific instructional activities should be directed toward providing learners with the necessary skills, knowledge, and experience required to meet the goals and objectives of the course.
2.3 Interaction & Feedback
2.4 Instructional Media
2.5 Courses Management
2.6 Support Services
3 Online Resources
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