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Effective Media Design

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Format: Self-paced online course
Level: Intermediate - Advanced
Prerequisite: The Science of Teaching and Learning
Department: Learning and Teaching Services
Credit: Digital Credential (Badge)
Keywords: cognitive load, cognitive theory of multimedia learning, dual channel assumption, instructional design
 
If you are a UM System employee, do not create a new registration account. You will have the option to enroll with your UM System credentials.
 
Course Overview:

Effective Media Design is part of the Effective Teaching with Technology professional development track which includes:

    • *The Science of Teaching and Learning
    • Effective Media Design
    • Technologies for Active, Engaged and Inclusive Programs

*Apply Learning Science is a prerequisite for Effective Media Design and Technologies for Active, Engaged and Inclusive Programs

After completing the three required badges - Learning Science, Effective Media Design and Technologies for Active, Engaged and Inclusive Programs - you will be automatically awarded the Effective Teaching with Technology badge as evidence you have mastered the required competencies. 


 
Competencies:

Students completing this badge will successfully demonstrate competencies that align with the Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning by:

  • defining multimedia,
  • identifying three core assumptions of multimedia learning theory,
  • identifying three types of cognitive processing/load,
  • providing instructional design strategies for each of the three types of cognitive load, and
  • describing Mayer's dual channel theory.
  • Recognizing instructional design principle violations 
  • Revising examples of media that violate Mayer's 12 principles of instructional design
  • Applying design principles to multiple media formats (PowerPoint and videos)

 
Instructor(s):

 
Format: Self-paced training

 
Department: Learning and Teaching Services

 
Credit:
Digital Credential (Badge)

 
Audience:
MU Extension educators

 
University of Missouri Extension complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you have a disability and need accommodations in connection with participation in an educational program or you need materials in an alternate format, please notify your instructor as soon as possible so that necessary arrangements can be made.

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