This project outlines the structural changes made to the course Microsoft Word for Workplace Communications. This course’s reconstruction followed prevailing instructional design theories. The focus of this project included incorporating the standards for task-centered instruction. The application of adult learning theories were employed. The use of multimedia tools were integrated into this course project redesign to create an effective online learning environment.

Exit Requirement

Professional Project

Date of Award


Degree Name

Master of Science in Education: Educational Technology

Committee Chair

Gregory Zobel

Committee Member

Lars Soderlund


Task-Center Instruction, Multimedia Tools, Adult Learning, Andragogy, Instructional Design, Online Learning



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Subject Categories

Instructional Media Design | Online and Distance Education | Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

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