Tools for Richer Learning
Objectivist vs. Constructivist
This link takes you to a Web developer's perspective. He is basically saying that before you create a Web based instructional unit, you consider theory. He divides theory into two camps:Behaviorist and Constructivist. While the Behaviorists follow more of a Dick and Carey model (which he describes), Constructivists follow more of a Cognitive Flexibility model.
A look at all the Models
This article shares a growing concern with Instructional Design models and people's attitudes towards them. I like it because it discusses various instructional design models and how they represent a somewhat fuzzy domain of expertise.
Where does the four-step Model fit?
You will learn more about the four-step process/model we follow in Unit 2. The four-steps are a simplified ADDIE model
Analysis (Step 1 mostly)
- Design (Step 2 & Step 3)
Development (Step 3)
Implementation (Step 3 and Step 4)
- Evaluation (Step 4)