Examines designing a course or program from inception following an instructional design model, including the need, audience analysis, the instructional materials, assessment, and evaluation.
This course can be applied toward:
Gustafson textbook "Survey of Instructional Development Models" may be out of print but is publicly available to students through ERIC as a PDF at:
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Ed. (2010)
American Psychological Association
- Survey of Instructional Development Models, 4th Ed. (2005)
Gustafson, K.L. & Branch, R.M.
- The Essentials of Instructional Design: Connecting Fundamental Principles with Process and Practice., 3rd Ed. (2016)
Abbie H. Brown & Timoth D. Green
Don Quick, Ph.D. is an assistant professor with the School of Education at Colorado State University. His research focuses on adult teaching and learning and distance technology in higher education. His work history includes several years of experience in the computer industry as technician, engineer, trainer, and manager. He has also developed and taught several workshops and courses in adult learning, health and safety, and computer applications, and he has been teaching online AET courses since 1999.
Kalpana Gupta received her Ed.D. in Adult & Post-Secondary Education from the University of Wyoming. Dr. Gupta is an Assistant Professor in the Adult Education and Training program and brings previous experience as an adjunct Professor in Adult Education programs at Regis University in Denver, where she was also interim Department Chair, the University of Wyoming, and the University of Central Oklahoma. Her research areas of interest include faculty development, creating inclusive learning environments, accelerated learning, neuroscience, and transformative learning. She specializes in curriculum and program design and hybrid and online delivery methods. Dr. Gupta looks forward to collaborating with students and colleagues to contribute to the literature, promote effective teaching and learning for adult learners, and to elicit the personal and professional development of every individual.