Ten Steps to Complex Learning

A Systematic Approach to Four-Component Instructional Design

By Jeroen J.G. van Merriënboer, Paul A. Kirschner

© 2007 – Routledge

324 pages

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About the Book

Ten Steps to Complex Learning presents in ten steps a path from a training problem to a training solution in a way that students, practitioners, (both instructional designers and teachers) and researchers can understand and use.

Practitioners in the field of instructional design may use this book as a reference guide to support their design of courses, materials, and/or environments for complex learning. Students in the field of instructional design should use this book to broaden their knowledge of the design of training programs for complex learning.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. A New Approach to Instruction. Four Blueprint Components. Ten Steps. Step 1: Design Learning Tasks. Step 2: Sequence Task Classes. Step 3: Set Performance Objectives. Step 4: Design Supportive Information. Step 5: Analyze Cognitive Strategies. Step 6: Analyze Mental Models. Step 7: Design Procedural Information. Step 8: Analyze Cognitive Rules. Step 9: Analyze Prerequisite Knowledge. Step 10: Design Part-Task Practice. Use of Media. Self-Directed Learning. Closing Remarks.

Subject Categories

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