10 Guiding Principles of Instructional Technology and Distance Education (ITDE)

This site was developed to fulfill the final project requirements of EDD7005.

When training to run a race, a runner follows many guidelines. These guidelines help the runner train and achieve success on race day. Likewise, when planning and delivering instruction via a distance, one should follow certain guidelines. Following the 10 Guiding Principles of Instructional Technology and Distance Education will assist one in achieving success in ITDE.

The 10 Guiding Principles Handout is available for download at the bottom of the page.

 
 
Develop a Training Plan;  
Use a Structured "Training" Syllabus
 
 
 

 
 
Base daily trainings on a proven model;
Design distance education based on a model
of instructions and learning theories
 

 
 
 Use a variety of workouts to train;
Use a variety of Media
 
 
 
 

 
 
 A team of support personnel are
needed during training;
 
 
Supply Support Services to Support the Student
 
 
 
 
 
 
Each runner has individual reasons
and goals for running;
Understand how to individualize learning and instruction to meet diverse learning styles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Warm -up before the race;
Begin with course orientation and introductions
 
 
 
 
 
 
Use of the power of the crowd for
inspiration and motivation;
Create a Supportive Learning Community through Collaboration

 
 
 
 
Refuel during the race; 
Recharge by Keeping Current in the Field

 
 

 
 
Follow the Rules of the Race; 
Adhere to copyright laws
 
 
 

 
 
 Constantly self-assess and
make adjustments to finish the race
;
Provide Feedback and Assessment
to Students Throughout the Course
 
 







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10GuidingPrinciples_Kieser.pdf
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Ann Kieser,
Apr 18, 2010, 9:45 AM