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Five Instructional Design Principles Worth Revisiting

Five Instructional Design Principles Worth Revisiting: “The work of instructional designers has changed considerably in the past decade. Gone are the days when our biggest challenges were getting enough time from subject matter experts for task analysis or building interactivity into computer-based training materials…The more instructional designers know about the cognitive processes involved in learning and motivation, the more competent and confident they are in designing effective learning resources. An awareness of performance improvement theories and practices ensures that learning resources are not developed for the wrong reason (for example, to solve a performance problem that is not caused by a competency deficiency), and that other conditions are in place (in the individual and the environment) to maximize the impact of a learning opportunity.”