PAUL DESMARAIS Masters in Educational Technology: An E-portfolio.
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AECT Standards (standards document)
Domain Artifact

Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to design conditions for learning by applying principles of instructional systems design, message design, instructional strategies, and learner characteristics.

“Design is the process of specifying conditions for learning” (Seels & Richey, 1994, p. 30).

1.1 Instructional Systems Design:

Instructional Systems Design (ISD) is an
organized procedure that includes the steps
of analyzing, designing, developing,
implementing, and evaluating instruction.

Subdomain 1.1c:
EdTech 504: The Intersection of Educational Theory & Instrucitonal Design

Subdomain 1.1.1c:
EdTech512: TOAB
1.2 Message Design:

Message design involves planning for the
manipulation of the physical form of the

Subdomain 1.2a:
EdTech 506: Flow Chart

Subdomain 1.2a:
EdTech 506: Visual Composition Tips
1.3 Instructional Strategies:

Instructional strategies are specifications
selecting and sequencing events and
activities within a lesson.

Subdomain 1.3a:
EdTech 503: Topic Declaration

Subdomain 1.3a:
EdTech 522 Facilitated Chat Topics & Elluminate Reflections

Subdomain 1.3b:
EdTech 502: Macro Photography Jigsaw Activity

Subdomain 1.3d:
EdTech 502: Austism Spectrum disorder Webquest

1.4 Learner Characteristics:

Learner characteristics are those facets
of the learner's experiential background that
impact the effectiveness of a learning

Subdomain 1.4a:
EdTech 512: Project Analysis for WBID Project

Subdomain 1.4a:
EdTech 505: Evaluation of Introduction to Theatre Studies Response to a Solo Performance Unit.

Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to develop instructional materials and experiences using print, audiovisual, computer-based, and integrated technologies.

“Development is the process of translating the design specifications into physical form” (Seels & Richey, 1994, p. 35).

2.1 Print Technologies:

Print technologies are ways to produce or
deliver materials, such as books and static
visual materials, primarily through
mechanical or photographic printing

Subdomain 2.1.1:
Professional Product: Documentary Photojournalism Syllabus.

Subdomain 2.1.2:
EdTech 506: Figure/ Ground- Anti-smoking poster.

Subdomain 2.1.3:
Professional Product: Powerpoint for Global Financial Services.
2.2 Audiovisual Technologies:

Audiovisual technologies are ways to
produce or deliver materials by using
mechanical devices or electronic machines
to present auditory and visual messages.

Subdomain 2.2.1:
EdTech 513: Segmentation Principle

Subdomain 2.2.3:
EdTech 522: Partner Lesson Tutorial.

Subdomain 2.2.3:
Professional Product: Final Cut Pro Video

Subdomain 2.2.4:
EdTech 512: EdTech Showcase Presentation.
2.3 Computer-Based

Computer-based technologies are ways to
produce or deliver materials using
microprocessor-based resources.

Subdomain 2.3.1:
EdTech512: The Teacher’s (Multimedia) Toolbox.

Subdomain 2.3.3:
EdTech 511:Digital Camera Basics
2.4 Integrated Technologies:

Integrated technologies are ways to
produce and deliver materials which
encompass several forms of media under
the control of a computer.

Subdomain 2.4.1:
EdTech 511: Flash project/ African Americans in WWII.

Subdomain 2.4.4:
Professional Product: Email News letter

Subdomain 2.4.5:
EdTech 502: Virtual Field Trip.

Subdomain 2.4.5:
Professional Product: Paul Desmarais Photography Web Site.


Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to use processes and resources for learning by applying principles and theories of media utilization, diffusion, implementation, and policy-making.

“Utilization is the act of using processes and resources for learning” (Seels & Richey, 1994, p. 46).

3.1 Media Utilization:

Media utilization is the systematic use of
resources for learning.

Subdomain 3.1.1:
EdTech 512: Initial Course Design Plan.

Subdomain 3.1.2:
EdTech 502: Macro Photography Jigsaw Activity.

Subdomain 3.1.2:
EdTech 513: Worked Examples.
3.2 Diffusion of Innovations

Diffusion of innovations is the process of
communicating through planned strategies
for the purpose of gaining adoption.

Subdomain: 3.2.1:
EdTech 501: Digital Divide Analysis.

Subdomain 3.2.1:
Professional Products: Blackboard for Documentary Photojournalism and BUS305
3.3 Implementation and Institutionalization:

Implementation is using instructional
materials or strategies in real(not
simulated) settings. Institutionalization is
the continuing, routine use of the
instructional innovation in the structure and
culture of an organization.

Subdomain 3.3.1:
EdTech 522: Voicethreads Photography Lesson.

Subdomain 3.3.2:
EdTech 502: Nettiquette Lesson.
3.4 Policies and Regulations:

Policies and regulations are the rules and
actions of society (or its surrogates) that
affect the diffusion and use of Instructional

Subdomain 3.4.4:
EdTech 501: Technology Use Plan.

Subdomain 3.4.3:
EdTech 502: Copyright & Fair Use Scavenger Hunt.

Candidates demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions to plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise instructional technology by applying principles, theories and research related to project, resource, delivery system, and information management.

“Management involves controlling Instructional Technology through planning, organizing, coordinating, and supervising” (Seels & Richey, 1994, p. 49).

4.1 Project Management:

Project management involves planning,
monitoring, and controlling instructional
design and development projects.

Subdomain 4.1.1
Professional Product: Marketing Management BUS305

Subdomain 4.1.1
EdTech 503: Final Project/ Introduction to Photography.
4.2 Resource Management:

Resource management involves planning,
monitoring, and controlling resource
support systems and services.

Subdomain 4.2.3:
EdTech 505: Introduction to Theatre Studies Evaluation.

Subdomain 4.2.1
EdTech 502: Interactive Image Map.
4.3 Delivery System

Delivery system management involves
planning, monitoring and controlling ‘the
method by which distribution of instructional
materials is organized’ . . . [It is] a
combination of medium and method of
usage that is employed to present
instructional information to a learner.

Subdomain 4.3.1
EdTech 511: Proposal for Digital Camera Basics.

Subdomain 4.3.1
EdTech 512: The Teacher’s (Multimedia) Toobox Moodle Site.
4.4 Information Management:

Information management involves planning,
monitoring, and controlling the storage,
transfer, or processing of information in
order to provide resources for learning.

Subdomain 4.4.1
EdTEch 504: Annotated Bibliography/ Intersection of Theory and Design.

Subdomain 4.4.2
EdTech 512: The Teacher’s (Multimedia) Toolbox Gantt Chart.

Candidates demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions to evaluate the adequacy of instruction and learning by applying principles, theories, and research related to problem analysis, criterion-referenced measurement, formative and summative evaluation, and long-range planning.

“Evaluation is the process of determining the adequacy of instruction and learning” (Seels & Richey, 1994, p. 54).

5.1 Problem Analysis:

Problem analysis involves determining the
nature and parameters of the problem by
using information-gathering and decision-
making strategies.

Subdomain 5.1.1c
EdTech 512: The Teacher’s (Multimedia) Toolbox (Problem Analysis)

Subdomain 5.1.1c
EdTech 522: Course Comparison
5.2 Criterion-Referenced

Criterion-referenced measurement involves
techniques for determining learner mastery
of pre-specified content.

Subdomain 5.2a
EdTech 511: Digital Knowledge Quiz

Subdomain 5.2a
Professional Product: Current Events Survey for Students of FA 3273

Subdomain 5.2a
EdTech 506: Visual Literacy Quiz.

Subdomain 5.2a
Professional Product: BUS305 Rubric
5.3 Formative Evaluation & Summative Evaluation:

Formative evaluation involves gathering
information on adequacy and using this
information as a basis for further
development. Summative evaluation
involves gathering information on adequacy
and using this information to make
decisions about utilization.

Subdomain 5.3a
EdTech 505: Evaluation of Courseware: Far West Labs

Subdomain 5.3a
Professional Product: Post Instructional Survey BUS305

Subdomain 5.3a
EdTech 512: Summative Evaluation Plan
5.4 Long Range Planning:

Long-range planning that focuses on the
organization as a whole is strategic
planning... Long-range is usually defined as
a future period of about three to five years or
longer. During strategic planning,
managers are trying to decide in the
present what must be done to ensure
organizational success in the future.

Subdomain 5.4a
EdTech 512: Technology Plan Critique

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