Tutorials An Introduction to:Instructional Software
DefinitionAccording to M.D. Roblyer, a tutorial is a type of instructional software that teaches a certain topicSkill that includes an in-depth explanationWith examples, practice, feedback, and assessments (Roblyer, 84).Roblyer, M.D. Integrating Technology Into Teaching, 4th ed, 2006
Relative AdvantageProvide immediate knowledge within a content areaProvides…VisualSometimes AudioHands-on Approach to learning
Purpose Provides one-on-one tutoring experience Similar to real-time tutoring Provides systematic approach to learning Provides learning for specific skill or content E.g. HTML Tutorial
Potential Useo Business technology or web design courseo Teacher may assign a tutorial for studentso E.g. a teacher may assign...o W3schools.com/html to a basic web design class.
Additional ResourcesKhan Academy:• This free website includes over 2,800 free educational tutorials• Within all subject and content areasGCF Learn Free:• Contains over 750 free tutorials• Various topics• Various subject & content areas