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Introduction

In increasingly technology-driven educational landscape it is imperative that 21st century learners upgrade their skills and become proficient in the use of technology in every walk of life and to effectively facilitate the learning process. Educators and other professionals therefore must be able to design, deliver and manage learning environments both face-to-face and online. While embracing this paradigm shift of technology, Secondary Teacher Education Department (STED) is launching BS Education in Instructional Design and Technology Program.

Overall, this program focuses on instructional design process, learning theories, models, strategies, media, communication delivery models and interactive technologies, web designing and programming etc.

Therefore, using the principles and practices of adult education, this program concentrates on following three areas:

Program Objectives

  • Building a foundation and conceptual framework for educational and instructional design process.
  • Developing instructional strategies and skills to facilitate adult learning.
  • Using media, web and other ICTs to support learning

Eligibility Criteria

FA/F.Sc or equivalent with 33% marks 

Targeted Candidates

The program targets persons who are engaged or fostering future career in web designing, programming, development and delivery of instruction through media, online evaluation and management of educational and instructional programs delivered or supported by a variety of instructional technologies in following capacities:

  • Teachers and other professionals who use ICTs to support classroom and other instruction.
  • Curriculum developers and multimedia specialists who are and want to design courses and programs online and using other media sources.
  • Faculty at different levels who are embracing instructional technology
  • Instructional designers and performance support personnel who guide the creation of education and other kind of training solutions.
  • Facilitators and trainers who provide training and development management of trainings using latest technologies.
  • Government bureaucrats involved in large scale management of systems
  • Military personnel who use computer-based training systems.
  • Consultants and advisors managing technology solutions for HRD delivery systems.

Selection Process

Program Offering Regions:

  • Lahore
  • Islamabad
  • Karachi
  • Bahawalpur
  • Multan
  • Muzaffarabad
  • Gujranwala
  • Faisalabad
  • Peshawar
  • Quetta
  • Rahim Yar Khan
  • D G Khan

 

Scope and Future Career Paths

Graduates of this program may:

  • Work in and start their own software houses.
  • Support web designing and programming systems in institutions
  • Bid projects at freelancing websites.
  • Design online courses and programs

Duration

4 years (8 Semesters)

Medium of Instruction

English

Teaching Methodology

Face to Face

AIOU Credits Required

133 Credit Hours
Sr No. Course Code Courses Nature of Course

Credit Hours

(Theory+ Practical)

1.

5458

Basics of Technical English

(English-III)+

C7

(3+0)

2.

8254

Classroom Management+

G2

(3+0)

3.

8255

Organizational Behavior+

G5

(3+0)

4.

8256

General Science+

G6

(3+0)

5.

8257

Introductionto Instructional Design+

F3

(3+0)

6.

6902

Object Oriented Programming

M5

(3+1)

TotalCreditHours(Theory+Practical)             18+01=19

 

1.

5451

English Compulsory-I

C1

3(3+0)

2.

5465

Pakistan Studies

C2

2(2+0)

3.

8246

General Math and

Statistic

C3

3(3+0)

4.

8247

Educational Psychology & Guidance

G1

3(3+0)

5.

8248

Technology and Learning

F1

3(3+0)

6.

8249

Applications of Information and Communication

Technology

C8

3(2+1)

Sr No. Course Code Courses Nature of Course Credit Hours  

1.

5454

English Compulsory–II

C4

(3+0)

 

2.

8250

Programming Fundamentals

M2

(3+1)

3.

5466/5467

Islamic

Studies/Ethics

C6

2(2+0)

4.

8251

Calculusand Analytic

Geometry

G3

(3+0)

5.

8252

LearningStyles

andLearning Environment

F2

(3+0)

6.

8253

Curriculumand Instruction

G4

(3+0)

TotalCreditHours(Theory+Practical)              18+01=19

Sr.No Course Code Courses Nature of Course Credit Hours  

1.

8258

Foundations in Education

C9

(3+0)

 

2.

5904

Introduction to Web Based Instructions

F4

(3+0)

3.

5916

Introduction to Open

Educational Resources

F5

(3+0)

4.

8259

Educational Measurement

G7

(3+0)

5.

8260

School, Society & Teacher

G8

(3+0)

 

6.

5912

Learning Management Systems and Organizations

F6

(3+0)

 

TotalCreditHours(Theory+Practical)     18+0=18

 

Sr.No Course Code Courses Nature of Course Credit Hours  

1.

8258

Foundationsin Education

C9

(3+0)

 

2.

5904

Introduction to Web Based Instructions

F4

(3+0)

3.

5916

Introduction to Open Educational Resources

F5

(3+0)

4.

8259

Educational Measurement

G7

(3+0)

5.

8260

School, Society & Teacher

G8

(3+0)

 

6.

5912

Learning Management

Systems and Organizations

F6

(3+0)

 

Total Credit Hours (Theory+Practical)     18+0=18

 

Sr. No

Course Code

Courses

Nature of Course

Credit Hours

(Theory+ Practical)

1.

8261

Educational Research

and Statistics

M1

(3+0)

2.

8262

Education in Pakistan

C5

(3+0)

3.

5908

Web Design-I (website design & development)

M3

(3+1)

4.

8263

Instructional Strategies and

Assessment Methods

F7

(3+0)

5.

5910

Developing Instructional Media

F8

(3+0)

Total Credit Hours (Theory+Practical)           15+01=16

Sr. No

Course Code

Courses

Nature of Course

Credit Hours (Theory+

Practical)

1.

5914

WebDesign-II

M4

3+1

2.

5917

TrendsandIssuesin InstructionalDesign

M6

3+0

3.

5913

Visual and Verbal Communication in InstructionalDesign

F9

3+0

4.

8264

Ethical use of Instructional Material(proper

usageof resources)

E3

3+0

5.

8265

Internship (Institution)

F10

0+3

TotalCreditHours(Theory+Practical)        12+04=16

Sr. No

Course Code

Courses

Nature of Course

Credit Hours

(Theory+ Practical)

1.

8266

InstructionalDesigns: Theories and Models

M7

3+0

2.

3499

Mobile Application

Development

E1

3+0

3.

5909

SystemsApproachto Designing Instructional

Materials

M10

3+0

4.

5907

Multi-media Applicationsin Education

M8

3+1

5.

5915

Internship(Software house)

M9

0+3

TotalCreditHours(Theory+Practical)           12+04=16

Sr. No

Course Code

Courses

Nature of Course

Credit Hours (Theory+

Practical)

1.

8267

HigherEducation

E4

3+0

2.

8268

FutureChallengesin Education

E2

3+0

3.

5918

ResearchProject

M11

0+6

TotalCreditHours(Theory+Practical)          06+06=12

Elective / Major Courses:

* These courses will be offered in face to face mode

+ These courses will be offered in distance learning mode

2

3

4

5

6

Semesters

8 semesters

About

The Allama Iqbal Open University was established in May, 1974, with the main objectives of providing educational opportunities to masses and to those who cannot leave their homes and jobs. During all these past years, the University has more than fulfilled this promise.