Online Course Design Simplified.
A robust process for designing online courses
The 7RD2 process outlines the pedagogical method and logistics for creating high quality re-usable online courses with balanced course developer and instructor input. It covers planning the course, designing the activities, and delivering instruction. It also integrates information literacy at the core of the course and incorporates cutting-edge learning technologies. The end-product is a high quality 7-unit course, where each unit includes 7 key learning activities for the development phase, and 7 tasks during the delivery phase.
The 7Rs of Course Development
The 7R Development Process includes 7 key learning activities for each course unit.
The 7Rs of Course Delivery
The 7R Delivery Process includes 7 instructor tasks for facilitating instruction.
Information Literacy is infused throughout the course through the research project.
ADVANTAGES OF THE 7RD2 PROCESS
Consistency throughout the course by creating a course rhythm from unit to unit.
Active learning infused: VoiceThread, Unit Wrap-ups.
Concise assignment requirements using forms, specified assignment length, grading strategy etc.
Retention-focused design of course concepts using Cerego adaptive learning and AI technologies.
Balanced input: course developer vs. the instructor delivering the course.
The course curriculum can be easily updated based on evolving educational needs without scrapping the course.
Information Literacy is infused in each unit of the course.
KEY TECHNOLOGIES OF THE 7RD2 PROCESS
So what’s next?
Connecting the Learning Dots.