Provide a course description with three (3) goals and a welcoming announcement.

Assignment 4: Designing and Developing an e-Learning Course – Part 2

Due Week 8 and worth 200 points

Preparation:

Go to the Course sites Website and go through the tutorials to help familiarize yourself with Blackboard. Additional links and tutorials may be available in the course shell. You will use this Website to create your course.https://www.coursesites.com/webapps/Bb-sites-course-creation-BBLEARN/pages/getstarted.html

Scenario: In this assignment, you are required to design, develop, and implement a mini-online, six (6) week course, using the Course Management System (CMS), Blackboard. The subject matter of the course must be approved by the class instructor provided in feedback of Assignment 3: Proposed Course for Development Part 1.

Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:

Part A Course Content – Described

1. Revise Assignment 3 based on feedback from your professor.

2. Name the course and provide an ID.

3. Provide a course description with three (3) goals and a welcoming announcement.

4. List one (1) or two (2) required instructional materials for the course and at least three (3) supplemental materials (in APA format), providing a rationale for each.

5. List three to five (3-5) learning outcomes for the first three (3) weeks of instruction.

6. Recommend three to four (3-4) instructional strategies to be used in the course, providing a rationale for each.

7. Design a weekly schedule for these first three (3) weeks that includes: (a) Topic(s) and (b) learning outcomes that are aligned with the topics.

8. Include in the weekly schedule (a) two (2) discussion questions for each of the three (3) weeks and (b) required activities.

9. List two (2) assignments: (a) a five (5) -question quiz and (b) a writing assignment.

Your written assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

· Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.

· Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

Part B Blackboard Shell – Developed

 

Directions:

· Go   to coursesites.com.

· Click   on the Sign-Up link (top right corner) and choose option “As Instructor.”

· Complete   the Sign-Up process.

· Choose   Create New Course.

11. Name the course (e.g., John Smith Introduction to Social Science).

12. Provide Course ID (e.g., JohnSmith_ISS100).

13. Provide a course description with three (3) goals.

 

Directions:

· In   the Enrollment Options, select the option “Instructor-Controlled”

· Click   on the link “Save and Continue” link (green color)

· Skip   Invite Students. Click on Customize Course link (green color)

14. Provide a welcoming announcement on the Home Page in the course site you just created by clicking on the “more announcements” link at the bottom of box titled “My Announcement.”

15. Build three (3) content areas using the Content area in the main menu on the left side of the screen: (hover mouse over “+” > click on Content Area), naming the content areas: Week1 Content, Week 2 Content and Week 3 Content (Make sure you check the box “Available to users.”).

16. Create one item in each content area that has an attached three to four (3-4) completed PowerPoints slides pertaining to the content of your mini-course.

 

Directions:

· Go   to the Information link (Left Course Menu) and create the required course   elements listed next:

17. List the one or two (1 or 2) required instructional materials and at least three (3) supplemental materials. Name this item “Instructional and Supplemental Materials.”

18. List three to five (3-5) learning outcomes for the first three (3) weeks of instruction. Name this item “Learning Outcomes: Weeks 1-3.”

19. Build a weekly schedule for these three (3) weeks that includes: (a) topic(s) and (b) learning outcomes that are aligned with these topics. Name this item “Weekly Schedule: Weeks 1-3.”

 

Directions:

· Go   to the Discussions area in the left course Menu.

20. Create a Forum in the Discussions area and name it Week 1-3 Discussion.

21. Post two (2) discussion questions by creating a new thread for each question.

 

Directions:

· Create   another Content Area (hover mouse over “+” > click on Content Area) in the   Left Course Menu and name it Assessments (Make sure you check the box “Available   to users.”).  Then use the Assessments drop down menu to create a quiz   by choosing Test and a writing assignment by choosing Assignment.

22. Create: (a) a five (5) question quiz and (b) a writing assignment in the Assessments link.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

· Design an online learning experience.

· Plan the resources required to support an online learning experience.

· Use technology and information resources to research issues in theory and practice of e-Learning.

· Write clearly and concisely about theory and practice of e-Learning using proper writing mechanics.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

 

Points:200

Assignment   4: Designing and Developing an e-Learning Course – Part 2

 

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below   70% F

Fair

70-79%   C

Proficient

80-89%   B

Exemplary

90-100%   A

 

Part A Course Content – Described

 

1. Revise Assignment 3 based on   feedback from your professor.

Weight: 5%

Did not submit or incompletely   revised Assignment 3 based on feedback from your professor.

Partially revised Assignment 3   based on feedback from your professor.

Satisfactorily revised Assignment   3 based on feedback from your professor.

Thoroughly revised Assignment 3   based on feedback from your professor.

 

2. Name the course and provide an   ID.
Weight: 2%

Did not submit or incompletely   named the course and did not submit or incompletely provided an ID.

Partially named the course and   partially provided an ID.

Satisfactorily named the course   and satisfactorily provided an ID.

Thoroughly named the course and   thoroughly provided an ID.

 

3. Provided a course description   with three (3) goals and a welcoming announcement.

Weight: 3%

Did not submit or incompletely provided   a course description with three (3) goals and a welcoming announcement.

Partially provided a course   description with three (3) goals and a welcoming announcement.

Satisfactorily provided a course   description with three (3) goals and a welcoming announcement.

Thoroughly provided a course   description with three (3) goals and a welcoming announcement.

 

4. List one or two (1 or 2)   required instructional materials for the course and at least three (3)   supplemental materials (in APA format), providing a rationale for each.

Weight: 5%

Did not submit or incompletely   listed one or two (1 or 2)  required instructional materials for the   course and at least three (3) supplemental materials (in APA format); did not   submit or incompletely provided a rationale for each.

Partially listed one or two (1 or   2) required instructional materials for the course and at least three (3)   supplemental materials (in APA format); partially provided a rationale for   each.

Satisfactorily listed one or two   (1 or 2) required instructional materials for the course and at least three   (3) supplemental materials (in APA format); satisfactorily provided a   rationale for each.

Thoroughly listed one or two (1 or   2) required instructional materials for the course and at least three (3)   supplemental materials (in APA format); thoroughly provided a rationale for   each.

 

5. List three to five (3-5)   learning outcomes for the first three (3) weeks of instruction.

Weight: 5%

Did not submit or incompletely   listed three to five (3-5) learning outcomes for the first three (3) weeks of   instruction.

Partially listed three to five   (3-5) learning outcomes for the first three (3) weeks of instruction.

Satisfactorily listed three to   five (3-5) learning outcomes for the first three (3) weeks of instruction.

Thoroughly listed three to five   (3-5) learning outcomes for the first three (3) weeks of instruction.

 

6. Recommend three to four (3-4)   instructional strategies to be used in the course, providing a rationale for   each.

Weight: 6%

Did not submit or incompletely   recommended three to four (3-4) instructional strategies to be used in the   course; did not submit or incompletely provided a rationale for each.

Partially recommended three to   four (3-4) instructional strategies to be used in the course; partially   provided a rationale for each.

Satisfactorily recommended three   to four (3-4) instructional strategies to be used in the course;   satisfactorily provided a rationale for each.

Thoroughly recommended three to   four (3-4)  instructional strategies to be used in the course;   thoroughly provided a rationale for each.

 

7. Design a weekly schedule for   these first three (3) weeks that includes: (a) topic(s) and (b) learning   outcomes that are aligned with the topics.

Weight: 6%

Did not submit or incompletely   designed a weekly schedule for these first three (3) weeks that includes: (a)   topic(s) and (b) learning outcomes that are aligned with the topics.

Partially designed a weekly   schedule for these first three (3) weeks that includes: (a) topic(s) and (b)   learning outcomes that are aligned with the topics.

Satisfactorily designed a weekly   schedule for these first three (3) weeks that includes: (a) topic(s) and (b)   learning outcomes that are aligned with the topics.

Thoroughly designed a weekly   schedule for these first three (3) weeks that includes: (a) topic(s) and (b)   learning outcomes that are aligned with the topics.

 

8. Include in the weekly schedule   (a) two (2) discussion questions for each of the three (3) weeks and (b)   required activities.

Weight: 5%

Did not submit or incompletely   included in the weekly schedule (a) two (2) discussion questions for each of   the three (3) weeks and (b) required activities.

Partially included in the weekly   schedule (a) two (2) discussion questions for each of the three (3) weeks and   (b) required activities.

Satisfactorily included in the   weekly schedule (a) two (2) discussion questions for each of the three (3)   weeks and (b) required activities.

Thoroughly included in the weekly   schedule (a) two (2) discussion questions for each of the three (3) weeks and   (b) required activities.

 

9. List two (2) assignments: (a) a   five (5) -question quiz and (b) a writing assignment. Weight: 5%

Did not submit or incompletely   listed two (2) assignments: (a) a five (5) -question quiz and (b) a writing   assignment.

Partially listed two (2)   assignments: (a) a five (5) -question quiz and (b) a writing assignment.

Satisfactorily listed two (2)   assignments: (a) a five (5) -question quiz and (b) a writing assignment.

Thoroughly listed two (2)   assignments: (a) a five (5) -question quiz and (b) a writing assignment.

 

10. Clarity, writing mechanics,   and formatting requirements

Weight: 10%

More than 6 errors present

5-6 errors present

3-4 errors present

0-2 errors present

 

Part   B Blackboard Shell– Developed

 

11. Name the course (e.g., John   Smith_Introduction to Social Science).

Weight: 2%

Did not submit or incompletely   named the course.

Partially named the course.

Satisfactorily named the course.

Thoroughly named the course.

 

12. Provide a Course ID (e.g., JohnSmith_ISS100).

Weight: 2%

Did not submit or incompletely   provided a course ID.

Partially provided a course ID.

Satisfactorily provided a course   ID.

Thoroughly provided a course ID.

 

13. Provide a course description   with three (three) goals.

Weight: 5%

Did not submit or incompletely   provided a course description with three (3) goals.

Partially provided a course   description with three (3) goals.

Satisfactorily provided a course   description with three (3) goals.

Thoroughly provided a course   description with three (3) goals.

 

14. Provide a welcoming   announcement on the Home Page in the course site you just created by clicking   on the “more announcements” link at the bottom of box titled “My   Announcement.”

Weight: 3%

Did not submit or incompletely   provided a welcoming announcement on the home page in the course site you   just created by clicking on the “more announcements” link at the bottom of   box titled “My Announcement.”

Partially provided a welcoming   announcement on the home page in the course site you just created by clicking   on the “more announcements” link at the bottom of box titled “My   Announcement.”

Satisfactorily provided a   welcoming announcement on the home page in the course site you just created   by clicking on the “more announcements” link at the bottom of box titled “My   Announcement.”

Thoroughly provided a welcoming   announcement on the home page in the course site you just created by clicking   on the “more announcements” link at the bottom of box titled “My Announcement.”

 

15. Build three (3) content areas   using the Content area in the main menu on the left side of the screen:   (hover mouse over “+” > click on Content Area), naming the content areas:   Week1 Content, Week 2 Content and Week 3 Content).

Weight: 6%

Did not submit or incompletely   built three (3) content folders using the Content link in the main menu on   the left side of the screen: (hover mouse over “ +” > click on Content   Area), naming the content areas: Week1 Content, Week 2 Content and Week 3 Content)..

Partially built three (3) content   folders using the Content link in the main menu on the left side of the   screen: (hover mouse over “+” > click on Content Area), naming the content   areas: Week1 Content, Week 2 Content and Week 3 Content).

Satisfactorily built three (3)   content folders using the Content link in the main menu on the left side of   the screen: ((hover mouse over “+” > click on Content Area), naming the   content areas: Week1 Content, Week 2 Content and Week 3 Content).

Thoroughly built three (3) content   folders using the Content link in the main menu on the left side of the   screen: (hover mouse over “+” > click on Content Area), naming the content   areas: Week1 Content, Week 2 Content and Week 3 Content).

 

16. Create one (1) item in each   folder that has an attached three to four (3-4) completed power points slides   pertaining to the content of your mini-course.

Weight:6%

Did not submit or incompletely   created one (1) item in each folder that has an attached three to four   (3-4)completed power points slides pertaining to the content of your   mini-course.

Partially created one (1) item in   each folder that has an attached three to four (3-4)completed power points   slides pertaining to the content of your mini-course.

Satisfactorily created one (1)    item in each folder that has an attached three to four (3-4)completed   power points slides pertaining to the content of your mini-course.

Thoroughly created one (1) item in   each folder that has an attached three to four (3-4)completed power points   slides pertaining to the content of your mini-course.

 

17 List the one or two (1 or 2)   required instructional materials and at least three (3) supplemental   materials, naming it “Instructional and Supplemental Materials.”

Weight: 2%

Did not submit or incompletely   listed the one or two (1 or 2) required instructional materials and at least   three (3) supplemental materials, naming it “ Instructional and Supplemental   Materials.”

Partially listed the one or two (1   or 2) required instructional materials and at least three (3) supplemental   materials, naming it “Instructional and Supplemental Materials.”

Satisfactorily listed the one or   two (1 or 2) required instructional materials and at least three (3)   supplemental materials, naming it “Instructional and Supplemental Materials.”

Thoroughly listed the one or two   (1 or 2) required instructional materials and at least three (3) supplemental   materials, naming it “Instructional and Supplemental Materials.”

 

18. List three to five (5)   learning outcomes for the first three (3) weeks of instruction, naming it   “Learning Outcomes: Weeks 1-3.”

Weight: 5%

Did not submit or incompletely   listed three to five (5)  learning outcomes for the first three (3)   weeks of instruction, naming it “Learning Outcomes: Weeks 1-3.”

Partially listed three to five (5)    learning outcomes for the first three (3) weeks of instruction, naming   it “Learning Outcomes: Weeks 1-3.”

Satisfactorily listed three to   five (5)  learning outcomes for the first three (3) weeks of   instruction, naming it “Learning Outcomes: Weeks 1-3.”

Thoroughly listed three to five   (5)  learning outcomes for the first three (3) weeks of instruction,   naming it “Learning Outcomes: Weeks 1-3.”

 

19. Build a weekly schedule for   the three (3) weeks that includes: (a) topic(s) and (b) learning outcomes   that are aligned with these topics, naming it “Weekly Schedule: Weeks 1-3.”

Weight: 6%

Did not submit or incompletely   built a weekly schedule for the three (3) weeks that includes: (a) topic(s)   and (b) learning outcomes that are aligned with these topics, naming it   “Weekly Schedule: Weeks 1-3.”

Partially built a weekly schedule   for the three (3) weeks that includes: (a) topic(s) and (b) learning outcomes   that are aligned with these topics, naming it “Weekly Schedule: Weeks 1-3.”

Satisfactorily built a weekly   schedule for the three (3) weeks that includes: (a) topic(s) and (b) learning   outcomes that are aligned with these topics, naming it “Weekly Schedule:   Weeks 1-3.”

Thoroughly built a weekly schedule   for the three (3) weeks that includes: (a) topic(s) and (b) learning outcomes   that are aligned with these topics, naming it “Weekly Schedule: Weeks 1-3.”

 

20. Create a Forum in the   Discussions area and name it Week 1-3 Discussion.

Weight:2%

Did not submit or incompletely   created a Forum in the Discussions area and name it Week 1-3 Discussion.

Partially created a Forum in the   Discussions area and name it Week 1-3 Discussion.

Satisfactorily created a Forum in   the Discussions area and name it Week 1-3 Discussion.

Thoroughly created a Forum in the   Discussions area and name it Week 1-3 Discussion.

 

21. Post two (2) discussion   questions by creating a new thread for each question.

Weight: 4%

Did not submit or incompletely   posted two (2) discussion questions by creating a new thread for each   question.

Partially posted two (2)   discussion questions by creating a new thread for each question.

Satisfactorily posted two (2)   discussion questions by creating a new thread for each question.

Thoroughly posted two (2)   discussion questions by creating a new thread for each question.

 

22. Create: (a) a five (5)   question quiz and (b) a writing assignment in the Assessments link.

Weight: 5%

Did not submit or incompletely   created: (a) a five (5) question quiz and (b) a writing assignment in the   Assessments link.

Partially created: (a) a five (5)   question quiz and (b) a writing assignment in the Assessments link.

Satisfactorily created: (a) a five   (5) question quiz and (b) a writing assignment in the Assessments link.

 

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