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D4L Foundation Module

Instructional Design for Online Learning: Techniques and Pedagogy

Needs Assessment and Instructional Goals

2 Step 1. Needs Assessment and Instructional Goals

Step 1. Needs Assessment and Instructional Goals - Introduction

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Key Terms for Step 1

  • Entry Behaviors and Learner Characteristics
  • Extant Materials
  • Instructional Goals

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Lecture Video for Step 1. What is a Needs Assessment (or Analysis)? The importance of doing a needs assessment before designing instruction; Instructional Goals Why does this instruction need to happen? The importance of establishing instructional goals before designing instruction. - Transcript (pdf) and

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