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Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (Paperback) (Robert A. Reiser & John V.
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For courses in Instructional Design or Computer-Based Instructional Design.
Immerses students in the field and offers concrete guidance for future careers.
In order to be successful in their field, professionals must go beyond performing the skills associated with Instructional Design and Technology (IDT); they must recognize current and future trends likely to impact the field. Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology, Fourth Edition helps students and future practitioners attain these goals. It defines the IDT field, the historical events that have resulted in current-day areas of focus, and the theories of learning and instruction upon which practices are based. Emerging technologies, strategies to improve teaching and learning environments, and key terms are among the many topics discussed in depth. The Third Edition of this acclaimed text won the 2014 Outstanding Human Performance Communication Award from the International Society for Performance Improvement.