What is “instructional design”?
Instructional Design refers to the process of creating the most effective, efficient, and engaging instructional experiences possible. Instructional designers apply a systematic methodology to analyze learning needs and goals, in order to create the proper learning system to meet those goals.
One particularly popular model of instructional design is known as the ADDIE model, which has five steps:
What does instructional design mean to you? How has the term evolved and where do you think it’s going?
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