Instructional Theories in Action

Lessons Illustrating Selected Theories and Models

Edited by Charles M. Reigeluth

© 1987 – Routledge

360 pages

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Hardback: 9780898598254
pub: 1987-08-01

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About the Book

Companion volume to the award-winning best seller Instructional Design Theories and Models, this book serves as a concrete introduction to instructional design for curriculum developers, teachers and teacher trainers, and students. Eight major theorists translate their works and theories into sets of instructional prescriptions; corresponding model lessons provide step-by-step illustrations of these theories.

Instructional Theories in Action features:

*overviews of the most important prescriptions and corresponding sample lesson plans written by the original theorists;

*practical, concrete approaches to presenting the major strategies and principles;

*model lessons focusing on the same objectives to facilitate comparisons of the theories;

*numbered comments that identify which instructional prescription is being implemented at each point of the sample lessons;

*chapter introductions, footnotes, and student study questions, and

*clear identification and cross referencing of commonalities that are often masked by varying terminology.

Table of Contents

Contents: C.M. Reigeluth, Introduction. B. Petry, H. Mouton, C.M. Reigeluth, A Lesson Based on the Gagn - Briggs Theory of Instruction. G.L. Gropper, A Lesson Based on a Behavioral Approach to Instructional Design. L.N. Landa, A Fragment of a Lesson Based on the Algo-Heuristic Theory of Instruction. G.H. Stevens, J.M. Scandura, A Lesson Design Based on Instructional Prescriptions from the Structural Learning Theory. A. Collins, A Sample Dialogue Based on a Theory of Inquiry Teaching. M.D. Merrill, A Lesson Based on the Component Display Theory. C.M. Reigeluth, Lesson Blueprints Based on the Elaboration Theory of Instruction. J.M. Keller, T.W. Kopp, An Application of the ARCS Model of Motivational Design. G.E. Snelbecker, Contrasting and Complementary Approaches to Instructional Design.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Computers & Technology