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ERIC Number: EJ789591
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 29
ISSN: ISSN-1090-8811
The Role of Theory in Instructional Design: Some Views of an ID Practitioner
Christensen, Trudy K.
Performance Improvement, v47 n4 p25-32 Apr 2008
This article describes how an experienced instructional designer thinks about and uses learning theories to inform instructional design decisions. It uses a vision metaphor to provide a simple heuristic framework for identifying the nature of instructional problems and relating different types of problems to useful theoretical perspectives, methods of instructional analysis, and assessment strategies. Finally, it provides a synopsis of major learning theory perspectives and situations that could be addressed by applying models and strategies representing the different theoretical perspectives. (Contains 4 figures and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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