Instructional Design: A Systematic Approach for Reflective Practice
This book guides students through the Instructional Design process using a systematic approach to developing instruction through a cycle of teaching questions familiar to teachers. This text is meant for pre-service and in-service teachers and presents Instructional Design as a systematic tool to help teachers make clear teaching decisions, in terms of learning outcomes, assessment, teaching, and technology, and to reflect on these decisions. Teachers using this text will actively design units of instruction in an organized fashion aided by structured tasks (Design Activities), numerous examples and sample lesson plans. This text includes coverage of key topics such as designing instruction for classes that include exceptional students, diverse populations and increased use of technology. Specific discussion of Needs Assessment and Program Evaluation, in a way that makes sense for teachers, is also included.