Instructional Design

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Merrill, 1993 - Educational evaluation - 456 pages
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From K-12 to corporate training settings-the Third Edition of Patricia Smith and Tillman Ragan's thorough, research-based text equips you with the solid foundation you need to design instruction and environments that really facilitate learning.

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Very clear for a theory-based read. Somewhat repetitive, but provides a strong foundation for instructional design. Read full review

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A very practical guide to creating instructional design systems. Any newbie in this field will feel confident with Smith and Ragan as his companion. This book offers a comprehensive and detailed ... Read full review

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Instructional Analysis Analyzing the Learning Context
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Instructional Analysis Analyzing the Learners
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Patricia Smith is an associate professor in the Instructional Psychology and Technology program at The University of Oklahoma. She received her Ph.D. in Instructional Systems from Florida State University in 1982. Dr. Smith is the author of two books and numerous journal articles on computer-based instruction and instructional design. She has served as president of the Research and Theory Division and as a member of the board of directors of that division as well as the Division of Instructional Development of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. She has also served as co-chair of the Professors of Instructional Design Technology conference and as president of the Instructional Technology Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association. Her area of research and teaching is instructional design, particularly the design of organizational strategies, the design of print-based instruction, and instructional feedback.

Tillman J. Ragan is a professor in the Instructional Psychology and Technology program at The University of Oklahoma. He received his Ph.D. in Instructional Technology from Syracuse University in 1970. Dr. Ragan is the author of five books and numerous articles on instructional technology, and he has been a columnist for "Educational Technology magazine. He has served on many committees and has been president of the Research and Theory Division and of the Division of Instructional Development of the American Educational Research Association, vice-president of the International Visual Literacy Association, and co-chair of the Professors of Instructional Design Technology conference. His area of research and teaching isinstructional technology, with specific interests in learner characteristics, visual literacy, and applications of computer technology to instruction.

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