Instructional Design Analysis

3590 Words Jan 7th, 2013 15 Pages
Instructional Design Analysis
Linda Lee
AIU Online

This analysis will analyze the process of instructional design. It will discuss the instructional design disciplines. There will be a discussion on instructional design and how it aligns with scientific methods. The ADDIE model will be detailed in this essay. The difference between instructional theory and learning theory will be compared and defined. The most important component of the instructional design process will be visited. The task that instructional designers perform will be discussed as well as the skills that he or she is required to possess. The conclusions drawn will be included.

Instructional Design Analysis The definition of Instructional Design
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This is evident when one component of the system is stimulated and it can be observed that all components of a system are responding. When a process and the procedures are duplicated in order to prevent the entire system from failing this is redundancy. When a system can adjust to conditions changes and monitor its environment, it is called dynamic. When the elements of a system can communicate efficiently in order to guide and govern, it is called cybernetic. When all the elements of a system can achieve more than one element alone can, this is called synergistic. This means that the whole is greater than the individual parts. When human talent and imagination can generate ideas so that the instructional designers can expand the limitations of a system it is referred to as creativity (Merrill, Barclay, & Van Schaak, n.d.). Training is referred to as skills that are acquired for specific situations that are to be mastered. However, training is necessary for many situations that are complex when the failure can be catastrophic. One example of education is teaching a student to learn in an environment that is different, such as in an online virtual classroom. This scenario describes a form of intentional learning. The discipline of instructional design is based on detailed assumptions. It is created by scientific principles that are verified by empirical data. The instructional