Designing an Instructional Plan – A How To Guide

23 Feb

Designing an instructional plan is a crucial element in the development of any education/training program. But what goes into the design process?

For me, it is a multi-step process, from identifying learning objectives to choosing instructional techniques (arguably the most enjoyable part). Of course, the goal is to create a roadmap that an instructor can easily follow during class. So, by “design” I also mean the layout of the plan.

My guide when designing any instructional plan is Rosemary Caffarella’s Planning Programs for Adult Learners. Caffarella’s book is an excellent resource, with templates that are easily reusable.

Here is an example:

Instructional Plan

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One Response to “Designing an Instructional Plan – A How To Guide”

  1. amusan olubunmi adebayo March 18, 2012 at 11:57 am #

    quite impressive

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