Instructional Design Theory

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Overview of Instructional Design Theory

The Instructional Design Theory is the theory that worries how the student is going to learn and not so much what the student is going to learn. It focuses on various of methods designed to ensure learning in the classroom take place in a safe, constructive and effective way. It attempts to address how to get to the end result.

The Instructional Design Theory is the idea that a student will learn when the lesson is designed in a way that relates to the students needs and a student can easily relate and use the material provided for the lesson. The outcome of the lesson helps determine is the Instructional Design was effective or not.

There are several models that can be used to determine which method will be most effective in your classroom.

TIMELINE OF INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN THEORY HISTORY


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Dr. David Merrill on Instructional Design


References:

Instructional design history. (n.d.). Retrieved June 22, 2010 from http://www.instructionaldesigncentral.com/htm/IDC_instructionaltechnologytimeline.htm

Smith, Kenneth. (n.d.). Instructional design theory. Retrieved June 22, 2010 from http://www.ic.arizona.edu/ic/edp511/isd1.html

Culatta, Richard. (2010). Instructional design. Retrieved June 22, 2010 from http://www.instructionaldesign.org/

Instructional design. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instructional_design



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