Mastering the Instructional Design Process

Mastering the Instructional Design Process : A Systematic Approach

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The fourth edition of Mastering the Instructional Design Process has been completely revised and updated and is based on the instructional design competencies of the International Board of Standards of Performance and Instruction (IBSTPI). The book identifies the core competencies of instructional system design and presents them in a way that helps to develop these competencies and apply them successfully in real-world settings. This comprehensive resource covers the full range of topics for understanding and mastering the instructional design process including: detecting and solving human performance problems; analyzing needs, learners, work settings, and work; establishing performance objectives and performance measurements; delivering the instruction effectively; and managing instructional design projects successfully.
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  • Electronic book text
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Pfeiffer
  • United States
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 9780470573709

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William J. Rothwell is professor of workplace learning and performance on the University Park campus of The Pennsylvania State University. He is the author, coauthor, editor or coeditor of more than 60 books in the learning and performance field, he is also a consultant and president of his own consulting company, Rothwell and Associates, Inc. H. C. Kazanas is professor emeritus of education in the College of Education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has contributed several book chapters and monographs and has authored or coauthored eleven books relating to technical training in manufacturing and human resource development.
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Table of contents

Tables, Figures, and Exhibits xi Preface to the Fourth Edition xv Acknowledgments xxxv About the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance, and Instruction xIi About the Authors xxxvii Pre-Test About Instructional Systems Design (ISD) xIiii PART ONE: DETECTING AND SOLVING HUMAN PERFORMANCE PROBLEMS 1 What Is Instructional Design? 3 2 Alternatives to Instructional Solutions: Five Frequent Options 17 3 Determining Projects Appropriate for Instructional Design Solutions 36 PART TWO: ANALYZING NEEDS, LEARNERS, WORK SETTINGS, AND WORK 4 Conducting a Needs Assessment 59 5 Assessing Relevant Learner Characteristics 89 6 Analyzing Relevant Work Setting Characteristics 112 7 Performing Work Analysis 130 PART THREE: ESTABLISHING PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS 8 Writing Performance Objectives 169 9 Developing Performance Measurements 190 10 Sequencing Performance Objectives 210 PART FOUR: DELIVERING THE INSTRUCTION EFFECTIVELY 11 Specifying Instructional Strategies 229 12 Selecting or Designing Instructional Materials 257 13 Evaluating Instruction 288 PART FIVE: MANAGING INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN PROJECTS SUCCESSFULLY 14 Designing the Instructional Management System 313 15 Planning and Monitoring Instructional Design Projects 332 16 Communicating Effectively 350 17 Interacting with Others 367 18 Promoting the Use of Instructional Design 391 19 Developing Yourself 405 20 Being an Effective Instructional Designer: Lessons Learned 410 Appendix I: Online Instructional Design Resources 417 Appendix II: What Is Knowledge Management (KM), and How Does KM Relate to Instructional Design? 423 Appendix III: Learning Theory and Instructional Design 427 References 433 Name Index 459 Subject Index 465 Contents of the Website 479
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