Skills for Educators Workshop: How to Design Instruction

Jan 18, 2019

08:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Pomerantz Family Pavilion, Melrose Conference Rooms 1 & 2

720 Melrose Avenue, Iowa City, IA 52242

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In this workshop, you will learn about principles and processes that lead to efficient and effective instruction, whether for a single lesson or a whole course.


• Describe the process of instructional design, including major steps in the process and the purpose of each step.

• Determine goals for an instructional unit or program based on thoughtful analysis of the need and situation.

• Write useful and meaningful learning objectives that describe the knowledge, skills and/or attitudes that students will achieve.

• Use learning objectives to ensure that instruction and assessment aligns with the goals and objectives to increase the likelihood of effective and efficient learning.

• Develop a plan to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction.


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