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Instructional Design Theories and Models

An Overview of Their Current Status, 1st Edition

Edited by Charles M. Reigeluth

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508 pages

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Instructional Design Theories and Models is a thorough yet concise overview of eight of the most comprehensive and best-known attempts to integrate knowledge about effective and appealing instruction. Chapters were written by the original theorists to provide a more accurate and behind-the-scenes look at the theories' development.

Instructional Design Theories and Models will provide educators, researchers, and students with:

* easy access to a broad range of integrated prescriptions for improving the quality of instruction

* chapters facilitating analysis, understanding, and evaluation of the theories

* editors' notes, chapter forewords, and a commentary chapter that identify similarities and differences among the instructional theories

* introductory chapters that provide guidance for developing a common knowledge base of integrated prescriptions

Reviews

"…an outstanding summary and integration of a wide range of instructional design theories and models."

Human Factor Society Newsletter

Table of Contents

Contents: Unit 1:Instruction: What the Discipline is Like. C.M. Reigeluth, Instructional Design: What Is It Like and Why Is It? G.L. Gropper, A Metatheory of Instruction: A Framework for Analyzing and Evaluating Instructional Theories and Models. L.N. Landa, Descriptive and Prescriptive Theories of Learning and Instruction: An Analysis of their Relationships and Interactions. Unit 2:Models and Theories of Instruction. D.T. Aronson, L.J. Briggs, Contributions of Gagn and Briggs to a Prescriptive Model of Instruction. G.L. Gropper, A Behavioral Approach to Instructional Prescription. L.N. Landa, The Algo-Heuristic Theory of Instruction. J.M. Scandura, Instructional Strategies Based on the Structural Learning Theory. A. Collins, A.L. Stevens, A Cognitive Theory of Inquiry Teaching. M.D. Merrill, Component Display of Theory. C.M. Reigeluth, F.S. Stein, The Elaboration Theory of Instruction. J.M. Keller, Motivational Design of Instruction. Unit 3:Commentary. G.E. Snelbecker, Is Instructional Theory Alive and Well? Concluding Remarks.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU039000
EDUCATION / Computers & Technology