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Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 2002
Discussion of instructional design strategies focuses on principles to create faster, cheaper, and better strategies by using unconventional methods. Presents six case studies that show how training objectives were met and discusses basic principles of training design activities compared to traditional instructional systems design, including a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cost Effectiveness, Instructional Design, Learning Activities
Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 1976
How to design a programed course with successive classes of students until the role of the instructor becomes minimal. (LS)
Descriptors: Course Organization, Educational Media, Instructional Design, Programed Instruction
Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 1975
A description of how protocol materials are used in a federally funded project for teacher education. (HB)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Concept Teaching, Film Production, Films
Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 1978
A new type of instructional games that attempt to retain the strengths of the lecture format while replacing its passive nature is described. (Author/RAO)
Descriptors: Educational Games, Lecture Method, Simulation, Teaching Methods
Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 1979
Discusses three games which have been developed to collect evaluative feedback on instruction. Use of this process makes it possible to collect data in an enjoyable manner. (RAO)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Evaluation Methods, Games, Guides
Jasinski, Marie; Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 2000
Focuses on the use of e-mail games for learning. Discusses terminology; reasons for using virtual games; promoting person-to-person interaction online; how to play an e-mail game, including three examples of specific games; player reactions; design components; the functions for facilitating an e-mail game; and the game as an excuse for debriefing.…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Electronic Mail
Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 1974
Author describes a game on the analysis of attitudinal goals into observable indicators based upon the skills of instructional analysis, design and development. (Author)
Descriptors: Achievement Need, Curriculum Development, Educational Games, Goal Orientation
Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 1973
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Educational Objectives, Educational Technology
Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 1990
Discusses and explains relationships between performance technology and instructional development. Highlights include a concept analysis of performance technology; types of evaluation; instructional development as a subset of performance technology; front-end analysis; sample performance technology interventions; and differences between…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Instructional Development, Task Analysis
Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 1998
Examines misconceptions about simulations for performance technology concerning what they reflect, varieties, uses (instruction, awareness, performance assessment, team building, transfer, research, therapy), levels of fidelity, design approaches, formats (graphic models; card, race, and cyclical games; interactive fiction; production simulations;…
Descriptors: Games, Guidelines, Misconceptions, Performance Technology
Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 1973
A description of how peer tutoring can work with a systems approach. (HB)
Descriptors: Instructional Systems, Peer Groups, Peer Relationship, Peer Teaching
Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 1977
Human tutors can effectively individualize instruction. Peers, parents, and paraprofessionals can be used to provide immediate feedback to learners more effectively than programed instruction. (BD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Instruction, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Parent Participation
Thiagarajan, Sivasailam – Educational Technology, 1975
A discussion of goal-free evaluation, an evaluation performed by an objective outsider uncontaminated by the goals of the project. (HB)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Educational Media, Evaluation, Evaluation Methods