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Instructional-Design Theories and Models : The Learner-Centered Paradigm of Education (Vol 4)
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Instructional-Design Theories and Models, Volume IV provides a research-based overview of the current state of instructional theory as well as a clear illustration of how different theories and models interrelate. Significant changes have occurred in learning and instructional theory since the publication of Volume III, including advances in information technologies, internet-based communication, a concern for customizing the student experience to maximize effectiveness, and scaling instructional delivery to maximize efficiency.
In order to complement the themes of Volume I (commonality and complementarity among theories of instruction), Volume II (diversity) and Volume III (building a common knowledge base), the theme of Volume IV is shifting the paradigm of instruction from teacher-centered to learner-centered. Chapters in Volume IV are collected into three primary sections: blending the nature of instruction, engaging students in learner-centered instruction, and expanding access to educational opportunities.Instructional-Design Theories and Models, Volume IV is an essential book for anyone interested in exploring new approaches to fostering human learning and development and thinking creatively about ways to best meet the needs of learners in all kinds of learning contexts.