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Common Vocabulary for ID

Citation Reigeluth, Charles M. & Carr-Chellman, A. A Common Language and Knowledge Base for ID? Retrieved 2/6/2009 from http://it.coe.uga.edu/itforum/paper91/Paper91.html. Summary Reigeluth proposes that design theory differs from descriptive (learning) theory because it identifies methods versus cause-effect relationships; he also contends that design theory assists in the creation (versus mere description) of outcomes. His five sets… Continue reading Common Vocabulary for ID

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Activities (Strategies)

Cennamo, K. and Kalk, D. (2005). Real world instructional design. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. The 3-step approach to strategies was clear, although executing the approach is more an art than a formula: Chunk the content Sequence learning events for each chunk Align the activities with the outcomes and assessments The table of instructional events and… Continue reading Activities (Strategies)

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Elaboration Theory

Instructional Design theories are design-oriented not results-oriented. Elaboration Theory macro view of Component Display Theory increasing level of complexity: simple to complex, general to specific zoom in on one topic from simple (general) to complex (specific); zoom in on another topic from simple to complex... emphasis on sequencing (cognitive) Component Display Theory different classes of… Continue reading Elaboration Theory

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Re-vision

Here are the concept maps I produced for the course. The first focused on ID elements; given my lack of knowledge depth, it was incomplete, and given my lack of knowledge breadth, it was disconnected. The second was more integrated but emphasized learning theory to the exclusion of practical aspects of production. The internal (memory… Continue reading Re-vision

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Peer feedback

van der Pol, J., van den Berg, B.A.M. Admiraal, W.F., and Simons, P.R.J. (2008). The nature, reception, and use of online peer feedback in higher education. Computers in Education 51. pp. 1804-1817. My interest in this article was articulated in the first paragraph: a pragmatic interest in reducing faculty load while maintaining an emphasis on… Continue reading Peer feedback