Instructional Design (also called Instructional Systems Design (ISD)) is the practice of creating instructional experiences which make the acquisition of knowledge and skill more efficient, effective, and appealing.
The goal of this learning experience is to develop the skills needed to design instructional material. The content is organized according to the ADDIE model of Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation.
The sequence of activities for instructional design may also be described as identifying instructional needs, identifying instructional goals, designing instruction and assessment, implementing and assessing the design, and then revising goals, design, and implementation as necessary:
- Read ADDIE Instructional Design Process.
- Read "The ADDIE Model" – A Metaphor for the Lack of Clarity in the field of IDT.
Instructional Design Phases
Instructional Design Lessons