EDUC 6422

Instructional Needs Analysis

An introduction to the role of instructional needs analysis and assessment. The design and development of instruction. Key elements of the instructional design cycle, including data analysis.

Learning Objectives

  • Apply principles of effective instruction in observing classroom instruction and in suggesting improvements for instructional practices and curricular materials
  • Develop knowledge of designing, implementing, monitoring, and auditing curriculum with the support of technology in order to ensure that all students have access to instruction that accommodates their diverse needs and learning styles
  • Comprehend, and, with data, analyze the relationship between curriculum, instruction, and assessment for the purpose of prioritizing student learning
  • Understand the interconnectedness between and develop plans to effectively link curriculum with school policy, budget, and staff development in order to allocate resources necessary to promote student achievement
  • Identify and discuss current and emerging curriculum issues and theories as described in the research and apply these strategies to promote improved student achievement
  • Compare and contrast the major curriculum orientations that influence curriculum design, delivery, and assessment and their impact on student learning
Credits: 
3