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The Assure Model

  1. 1. The ASSURE Model<br />By Erin Y.<br />
  2. 2. A nalyze learners<br />State objectives<br />S elect methods, media, and materials<br />Utilize media and materials<br />Require learner participation<br />E valuate and revise<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>General Characteristics</li></ul> Broadly identify your learners- age, grade level, ethnic group, sex, socioeconomic factors, etc.<br /><ul><li>Specific Entry Competencies</li></ul> Verify your assumptions about your learners. What is the learners prior knowledge of the material? What types of skills and attitudes do they have?<br /><ul><li>Learning Styles</li></ul> Offer a variety of learning styles within a lesson. Learning styles can be categorized as perceptual preferences and strengths, information processing habits, motivational factors, and physiological factors.<br />Analyze Learners<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>Perceptual Preferences and Strengths
  5. 5. Information Processing Habits
  6. 6. Motivational Factors
  7. 7. Physiological Factors</li></ul>Learning Styles<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li>Audience</li></ul> Who are your students? <br /><ul><li>Behavior</li></ul> What will the audience be able to accomplish after the lesson? <br /><ul><li>Conditions</li></ul> What tools will the students be allowed to utilize? Are they allowed to use notes? Are they allowed to use the textbook?<br /><ul><li>Degree</li></ul> What degree of accuracy should the student be able to display once the lesson is learned?<br />Writing Objectives<br />
  9. 9. Fifth grade social studies students (Audience) will be able to name at least 90% (Degree) of the state capitols (Behavior) when given a list of states (Condition).<br />Example objective<br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>Choose an Instructional Method</li></ul> What method (e.g. PowerPoint presentation, discussion, hands-on activity) do you feel is most appropriate to meet the objectives for these particular students?<br /><ul><li>Choose a Media Format</li></ul> Examples: text, still images, music, video<br /><ul><li>Choose your Materials</li></ul> Are the materials clear and concise? Does theyprovide for student participation? Will the materials help your student in mastering the objectives?<br /> Examples of materials: software programs, overhead projector, computer, DVDs<br />Select Methods, Media, and Materials<br />
  11. 11. Utilize Media and Materials<br /><ul><li>Preview materials</li></ul> Check them out before you use them in a class.<br /><ul><li>Prepare the material</li></ul> Make sure you have everything you need and that it all works.<br /><ul><li>Prepare the environment</li></ul> Set up the classroom so that whatever you are doing will work in the space you have.<br /><ul><li>Prepare the learners</li></ul> Provide a broad overview of the topic. Inform the students of the objectives before they start the lesson , so they are aware of what is to be expected.<br /><ul><li>Provide the learning experience</li></ul> Don’t be boring! Being excited about the lesson will make the students excited and provide a more positive learning experience.<br />
  12. 12. <ul><li>All activities should provide students an opportunity to practice skills that build towards the objectives.
  13. 13. Have students provide feedback on the lesson. </li></ul>Require Learner Participation<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li>Evaluate Student Performance
  15. 15. Evaluate Methods and Media
  16. 16. Evaluate Instructor Performance</li></ul>Evaluate and Revise<br />
  17. 17. Gagne, R., Walter, W., Golas, K., & Keller, J. (2005). Principles of instructional design (5thed). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.<br />Heinich R., Molenda M., Russell J., & Smaldino (1999). The Assure Model. Retrieved 17 Feb 2010 from<br /> <br />Russell, J. & Sorge, D. (1994). Improving technology implementation in grades 5-12 with the ASSURE model. T H E Journal, 21. Retrieved from<br />Selected References<br />