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Our Instructional Model

Our Instructional Model

Steps of Instructional Design (ID) Model for Developing Elearning Courses:

Step 1: Identify challenges of the organization, learning culture, buy in of top management and risks

Step 2: Audience and Stake Holders Needs

Also check the preferred medium of instruction from the following:

  • Linguistic, Musical, Logical, Kinetics, Spatial, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal
  • Find out trends in Learning Style

Step 3: Motivation to be designed from Internal needs, External needs, Context of learning and linking to Maslows principle. The best motivator is challenge.

  •  Anxiety is also to be considered both personal and external
  • Attention keeping strategy to be thought through
  • Attitude change, if needed to be designed

Step 4: Task Analysis is done

Step 5: Rights and Wrongs in the tasks to be reflected on and learning brought into cognition through

  • Thinking options
  • Searching for info
  • Selecting option
  • Models, if needed to be developed

Step 6: Concepts to be developed or taught. Some best practices are

  • Higher Rules to be made clear
  • Higher aptitude, lower structure
  • Easy to Difficult
  • Chunks (7 +- 2)
  • Image and text together help learning better
  • Facts to be taught through Mnemonic’s
  • Practice through examples & cases
  • One thought at a time
  • Humor related to topic only
  • Time Planner in course

Step 7: Evaluate with positive reinforcement

Step 8: Concrete Experience to be given

Some elements of a fruitful experience are:

  • Challenges
  • Curiosity
  • Competition
  • Rewards
  • Realistic Environment

Step 9: REWARD and FEEDBACK to be given for business and individual performance

Step 10: Active Experimentation with Social Learning on projects

Step 11: Adoption

Some best practices are:

  • Early adopters start using
  • First few users take as role models
  • Spread message
  • Experience sharing among users
  • Coaching users
  • Link usage to performance rating
  • Top management support