Importance of Instructional Design for Teachers Lisa Carter INST 6031 Dr. Crawford
What is instructional design? The process by which instruction is improved through the analysis of learning needs and systematic development of learning materials.
Importance of instructional design Improved delivery of instruction Creation of effective, meaningful lessons Helps students make sense of information Effective lessons help students cut through extraneous information
Questions to ask when designing instruction What are the goals of instruction? What is the instructional strategy and medium? What should the tests look like? How will we evaluate and revise the instructional materials?
ADDIE Model What is it? a systematic instructional design model composed of the following: Analysis Design Development Implementation Evaluation
Basic structure of lessons Planning- planning of lessons Implementing – delivery of instruction Evaluating- assessments
Teachers competition Students gaining shorter and shorter attention spans. Teachers have to compete with the likes of : Multi-media messages music videos Cell phones Mp3 players
Conclusions New Texas state assessment, STAAR, will force teachers to create dynamic lessons Greatly designed lessons can easily combat concerns and engage students Effective instructional design can help create greater student achievement Effective instructional design can help establish lifelong learners
Works cited Instructional Design. (n.d.). Retrieved August 29, 2011, from Instructional Design: http://www.instructionaldesign.org/ NYU.edu. (n.d.). Retrieved August 29, 2011, from Instructional Design: http://create.alt.ed.nyu.edu/courses/2174/reading/smith_ragan_1_2.pdf What Everybody Ought to Know About Instructional Design. (2008, July 22). Retrieved August 29, 2011, from Articulate: http://www.articulate.com/rapid-elearning/what-everybody-ought-to-know-about-instructional-design/ Learning Theories. (n.d.). Retrieved September 18, 2011, from ADDIE Model: http://www.learning-theories.com/addie-model.html