This book includes many new, enhanced features and content. Overall, the text integrates two success stories of practicing instructional designers with a focus on the process of instructional design. The text includes stories of a relatively new designer and another with eight to ten years of experience, weaving their scenarios into the chapter narrative. Throughout the book, there are updated citations, content, and information, as well as more discussions on learning styles, examples of cognitive procedure, and explanations on sequencing from cognitive load theory.
Chapter 1: Introduction to the Instructional Design Process.
Chapter 2: Identifying the Need for Instruction.
Chapter 3: Learner and Contextual Analysis.
Chapter 4: Task Analysis.
Chapter 5: Instructional Objectives.
Chapter 6: Designing the Instruction: Sequencing.
Chapter 7: Designing the Instruction: Strategies.
Chapter 8: Designing the Instructional Message.
Chapter 9: Developing Instructional Materials.
Chapter 10: Design Considerations for Technology-Based Instruction.
Chapter 11: The Many Faces of Evaluation.
Chapter 12: Developing Evaluation Instruments.
Chapter 13: Using Evaluation to Enhance Programs: Conducting Formative and Summative Evaluations.
Chapter 14: Learning Theory and Instructional Theory.
Chapter 15: Planning for Instructional Implementation.
Chapter 16: Instructional Design Project Management.
Appendix A: Sample Design Document.
Appendix B: Sample Unit.