THIS book delineates and explains, in vivid detail, the technology of teaching at all levels. It combines instructional design principles, methods, media and computing with a learner-centred approach to make it intelligible, interesting and effective in the imparting of education to students. It contains details about the basic theories and applications of educational technology that will help the teacher to become an effective and purposeful instrument in disseminating education.
The chapters have been carefully planned. They show how instruction is designed, developed and improved and explain the types and uses of different media formats. They also explain how to integrate and apply specific approaches, strategies and techniques to make the maximum impact on student learning. The chapters include:
• Instructional Technology: Introduction and Overview.
• Models of Instructional Design.
• Systematic Design of Instruction Technology.
• Alternative Instructional Models and Knowledge.
• Human-Computer Interface Design.
• Instructional Systems Design.
• Instructional Delivery.
• Nodes and Organisation.
• Displays and Communication in Instructional Methods.
• Designing Training for Novel Problem-Solving Transfer.
• Evolution and Maintenance.
• Future Planning for Instructional Systems.
• Bibliography and an Index.