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Mastering the Instructional Design Process: A Systematic Approach, 4th Edition

Mastering the Instructional Design Process: A Systematic Approach, 4th Edition
Hardcover - 528 pages - August 2008, Pfeiffer - ISBN 9780787996468
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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.

Table of Contents:

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

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Author Info:

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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