ERIC Number: ED292444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Instructional Development: The State of the Art.
Bass, Ronald K., Ed.; Lumsden, D. Barry, Ed.
Designed to provide the reader with in-depth examinations of several key aspects of instructional development, this book presents both descriptions of state-of-the-art developments and analyses of problems faced by the field. These reports are presented in 13 chapters written by 17 authors: (1) "The Relationship between Faculty Development (FD), Organizational Development (OD), and Instructional Development (ID): Readiness for Instructional Innovation in Higher Education" (Allen J. Abedor, Steven G. Sachs); (2) "The Intricacies of Instructional Development" (Marvin E. Duncan); (3) "Strategies for Teaching and Learning Instructional Design" (Frank V. Colton); (4) "Comprehension and the Design of Instructional Materials" (Buford E. Wilson); (5) "Selection and Evaluation of Alternative Teaching Methods in Higher Education" (Dean N. Osterman); (6) "Cognitive Style Mapping: Its Place in Instructional Development" (Ronald K. Bass, James D. Hand); (7) "The Organization and Implementation of Instructional Development Programs in Higher Education" (Joseph J. Durzo); (8) "Instructional Improvement Centers in Higher Education" (Barry Bratton); (9) "Politics of Instructional Development in Higher Education" (Robin Edgar Lawrason); (10) "Economic Evaluation in/of Instructional Development" (Gene L. Wilkinson); (11) "Collective Bargaining: Adversary or Colleague" (Dennis R. Schaffer); (12) "The Challenge from Within: Some Unpopular Views on Instructional Development Topics" (Roberts A. Braden and William R. Terrell); and (13) "Instructional Development: The State of the Art" (Ronald K. Bass, Charles R. Dills, and D. Barry Lumsden). The text is supplemented by various tables and figures, and each chapter includes a bibliography. Author and subject indexes are also provided. (EW)
Descriptors: Change Agents, College Faculty, College Instruction, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Design, Instructional Development, Instructional Improvement, Methods Research, State of the Art Reviews
Best Book Publishers, P.O. Box 1894, McAlester, OK 74502 ($10.95).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
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Note: Reprinted 1987. For individual chapters of this book, see IR 013 197-208. For chapter 5, see ED 144 587.