Instructional Design – 400x

Hi, I am Dawn Anderson, a professional designer, and educator who recently completed the UMGC and USMx’s MicroMasters® Program in Instructional Design and Technology. Where I will learn to engage and inspire students through technology.

In this program, I will learned how to create enhanced learning opportunities using the latest tools and techniques to connect with today’s digital-first students. The program focused on understanding learning theory, blending traditional instructional design models with rapid prototyping and data analytics to create online courses. I gained hands-on experience developing and publishing online courses. I learned to create engaging and active learning, using digital pedagogy, emerging technologies, and data analytics. 

Below are some of my 400x assignments.


Week 5 Assignment

IDD Assignment: Event Poster Rubric Below is the rubric for the assignment. The total point value is 120 pts, with each set of criteria worth 20 points. Discussion Prompt Design Critique on Padlet: Insert a jpeg of your poster on Padlet by clicking on + in the lower right-hand corner. Rubric The discussion is worth…


Week 1: Assignment

IDD LMS I decided to go with LearnDash as my LMS. Usually, I would just use Canvas to create the classes I teach at the community colleges. However, I wanted to do something more integrated into Word Press for my portfolio. I know it wasn’t mentioned as one of your preferred ones, and I think it is…