Guided design

Submitted by Ildikó Szabo (… on Mon, 07/23/2018 - 18:43

Guided design is an inquiry-based instructional method that encourages online students to familiarize themselves with resources available in their local communities. It is a method of instruction organized around a series of structured projects that students work through in small groups during class hours In guided design learners are tasked with solving open-ended problems. Guided design emphasizes independent research making it ideal for students in self-directed online degree programmes.

All subjects
Online learning
Sequence of activities
  • Situation:design an educational experience which meets important students' needs
  • Identify the problem
  • State the goals
  • Possible solutions
  • Constraints/Evaluation
Assessment method
Communication tools (Videoconference, Forum and Chat)
IT infrastructure ( or other specific hardware)
Personal resources (power point, prezi, videos, interactive tutorials)

Khalil, M. K., Elkhide, I. A. : Applying learning theories and instructional design models for effective instruction. [Accessed 28 May 2019]

Omer, Ayesha Habeeb:  Instructional Design Strategy: What Is Its Role In eLearning Design? [Accessed 28 May 2019]

Wales, Ch. E.- Stager, R. A.: The Guided Design Approach. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. 1980.

> 2 hours
Grade your contribution (I consider this TEL method can be used with TEL tools)