Designing Learning Environments

Learn more about Instructional Core, and be able to develop a curriculum using the Understanding by Design (UbD) and ADDIE Framework.

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Course Description

This course will explore all aspects of curriculum planning and development, and how to build contextually relevant curriculums for schools and different learners. The purpose of this course is to introduce learners to curriculum planning and development with contextual relevance to schools and learners.

To achieve this purpose, learners will be taken through a cascade of concepts, frameworks and knowledge that will overall provide the basic expertise in curriculum planning.

What you will learn

After exploring these content areas, you will be able to develop curriculums that can be deployed immediately to your learning context. As a form of practice, you will carry out a capstone project at the end of the course to demonstrate your learning.

Learning Environment

We will start by exploring what the learning environment is and how different components fit into the curriculum planning.

Understanding by Design

In this section, we will take a deeper dive into the actual planning process using the UbD Framework and Backwards Planning.

Instructional Core

This section is a build-up from the previous section but focuses more on the seven principles of instructional core.

Instructional Design

The five phases of the ADDIE Model represent a dynamic guideline for building effective learning and support tools.

How you will learn

Our learning model is learner-centred and collaborative. You will learn through different opportunities as made available in the course. Here are some of those opportunities:

You will learn through video content that is self-paced. This means that you will determine the speed, location and time at which you learn.

You will also have access to reading materials that will deepen your understanding of the concept being taught.

Our learning platform gives you the opportunity to interact with your fellow educators on the course and share your learnings with one another.

At the end of every module, there is a quiz or assignment that you will do. If you do not score at least 80% in the scores, you will not be able to proceed to the next module.

At the end of the course you will engage in a capstone project to test your knowledge and put your newly acquired expertise into use.

Meet Our Lead Instructors

Our courses are facilitated by leading experts. Learn more about your instructors for this course.

Damilola Adeniyi

Master Teacher Program Fellow, African Leadership Academy, Consultant & Development Coach.

Grace Amoka

Teacher, Teacher Development Expert, Program Coordinator at African Leadership Academy.

Hear from some of Our Learners

After enrolling in the Classroom Management course, I received a great online support from the Schoolinka’s faculty. This support has helped me become much more effective and also empowered me to deploy effective strategies within my classroom. Thank you Schoolinka.
Adeyinka Bolarinwa
Teacher, Abuja
Digital Lesson Planning course is a fantastic Teacher learning program. The truth is most educators abhor lesson plans. However, after taking this course, I was able to create and fall in love with lesson planning, and now I am very good at it.
Lucy Edako
Teacher, Lagos
I see the course on Building Tests Online as an eye opener to new ways of conducting quizzes and online test using MS forms. This is really enlightening. Simplified and very easy to understand. Every Educator should definitely take this course even as a refresher course.
Oluwatemilorun Ameenat
Teacher, Lagos
Its been totally awesome learning on this platform. I love the fact that you can pause and continue to learn at your own pace. its completely fantastic and I enjoy been on there all day reading and becoming better. God bless the whole Schoolinka team for building something like this.
Gyimah Koffi Benjamin
Teacher, Ghana

Join Next Class Starting by July 25th

Register for this next class now and get a 90% scholarship for the course. Instead of paying N15,000, you will only pay N1,500 ($3) to access the full course. This scholarship offer has limited spaces. Hurry and register now to enjoy this scholarship and acquire premium skills that will give your career a boost.