The Essentials of Instructional Design: Connecting Fundamental Principles with Process and Practice

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Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall, 2006 - Education - 274 pages
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The Essential of Instructional Design: Connecting Fundamental Principles with Process and Practice is designed to introduce the essential elements of instructional design to students who are new to ID, providing an overview of the fundamental principles, processes, and practices that currently shape and define the field. Unlike most other ID books, this book provides an overview of the principles and practice of ID without placing emphasis on any one ID model. Offering the voice of instructional designers from a number of professional settings students learn how professional organizations put the various ID processes into practice.  Providing real life examples from instructional designers working in various professional settings students learn how  organizations put the various ID processes into practice.

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Determining the Success of the Instructional Design Product
Professional Instructional Design Practice

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Abbie H. Brown is an associate professor in the College of Education at East Carolina University. His interests include instructional design/technology, instructional media production, and educational uses of the Internet. He is an experienced classroom teacher and is co-author of a number of books, including MAKING THE MOST OF THE WEB IN YOUR CLASSROOM: A TEACHER'S GUIDE TO BLOGS, PODCASTS, WIKIS, PAGES, AND SITES (2008), THE ESSENTIALS OF INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN (2006), TECHNOLOGY AND THE DIVERSE LEARNER (2004), and MULTIMEDIA PROJECTS IN THE CLASSROOM (2002).

Timothy D. Green holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology and Curriculum and Instruction from Indiana University. He is co-author of Multimedia Projects in the Classroom: A Guide to Development and Evaluation (Corwin Press) and the author of PowerPoint Made Very Easy! (Scholastic). He has taught fourth grade and junior high school. His expertise is in multimedia design, the integration of technology into the teaching and learning process, and pedagogy. He is an assistant professor at California Sate University, Fullerton in the department of Elementary and Bilingual Education. Currently, he is the university s Director of Distance Education.

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