A history of instructional design and technology
Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology by Robert A. ReiserWinner of 2006 AECT Award. Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology is intended to provide readers with a clear picture of the field of instructional design and technology, the trends and issues that have affected it in the past and present, and those trends and issues likely to affect it in the future. Professionals in the field need to be able to do more than just perform the skills associated with IDT. They need to be able to clearly describe the nature of the field, be familiar with the fields history and its current status, and be able to describe recent trends and issues that are having, or are likely to have, an impact on the field. The purpose of this book is to help readers attain these goals.
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Below is a brief summary of key events that influenced the field of instructional design and instructional technology. Tests were also administered during this time to assess learner's abilities. This type of instruction is based on theories of "operant conditioning". Today, the output of this work is referred to as "Bloom's Taxonomy". Several models surfaced that are based on systems information processing. This approach was developed across military, academia and organizations.
Design and Technology: Part I: A History of Instructional Media. Robert A. Reiser. This is the first of a two-part article that will discuss the history of thefield of.
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Instructional Design History
Educational Technology Research and Development. March , Cite as. This is the first of a two-part article that will discuss the history of the field of instructional design and technology in the United States. A definition of the field is provided and the major features of the definition are identified. A rational for using instructional design and technology as the label for the field is also presented. Events in the history of instructional media, from the early s to the present day, are described. The birth of school museums, the visual and audiovisual instruction movements, the use of media during World War II, and the interest in instructional television, computers, and the Internet are among the topics discussed.