EDAE 639 - Instructional Design

  • 3 credits

In this course, you will design and develop a learning event of your choice. We work through a systematic design model from inception to completion including determining the need, conducting an audience analysis, selecting or creating instructional materials, developing assessments and determining evaluation methods.

Important Information

Required Textbooks:

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Ed.
American Psychological Association
Students are encouraged to use the spiral bound copy: ISBN: 978-1433832178

The Essentials of Instructional Design: Connecting Fundamental Principles with Process and Practice., 4th Ed. (2020)
Abbie H. Brown & Timoth D. Green

Survey of Instructional Development Models, 4th Ed. (2005)
Gustafson, K.L. & Branch, R.M.
Publicly available here.


Kalpana Gupta
Kalpana Gupta


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.

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