A Pebble-inthe-Pond Model For Instructional Design

  title={A Pebble-inthe-Pond Model For Instructional Design},
  author={David Merrill},
Someone said, “It is a bad craftsman that blames his tools.” It should be obvious to the thoughtful observer that the problem may be the implementation of ISD, not a systematic approach itself. At the highest level of a systems approach one cannot imagine a design process that does not identify the training needs of an organization or the learning needs of the students. While learning occurs in many different environments, it is generally agreed that instruction requires that one first identify… CONTINUE READING
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