Design 104: Practicum and Coaching

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Get expert coaching on your own project from Academy faculty!

This course is a guided practicum in which you choose the work you want to do. Your instructor will mentor you and help you maximize the instructional impact of your work by bringing CCAF and other design principles to life. 

You may choose to work on a project for a client or a "passion project" you've been itching to complete. Either way, you'll benefit from individual guidance and feedback on your project from your Allen Academy instructor.

This course is a guided practicum. You'll consult with your instructor to fulfill your unique learning needs.

In this course you will:

  • Design a learning experience based on CCAF and other performance-oriented design principles
  • Develop the learning experience in the tool of your choosing 
  • FOR ACIP PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS: Craft a learning experience that meets rubric requirements to complete your program and earn your ACIP-1 credential and digital badge.

Prerequisites: While anyone will benefit from individual coaching, those who complete Design 101, Design 102, and Design 103 prior to taking this course will have the best learning experience

Experience level: Proficiency in chosen development tool

Format: Small-group webinars and 1:1 virtual meetings 

Duration: 2-4 hours of group webinars, plus coaching sessions and individual work time

Instructors: Ethan Edwards & Nan Thornton

Technical requirements:  Online instructor-led sessions are conducted via webinar on the Zoom platform. (View Zoom's system requirements here.) You will need a good enough internet connection to view your instructor's shared screen and to access examples of online interactivity.