Taking ID On-line: Developing an On-line Instructional Design Course
AbstractEducators in higher education are increasingly being called upon to design,develop and deliver courses via the World Wide Web. Although reasons for the strongpush to develop on-line courses are varied, it is clear that the perceived need for suchcourses is steadily increasing. Also needed are prescriptions for creating courses that aredynamic, interactive and timely. The purpose of this article was to explain, in detail, theprocess of developing a Masters-level instructional design course for delivery on-line.Rationale behind the need for such a course, development procedures, successes/failures,and prescriptions for future developers will be discussed.