Mastering the Instructional Design Process: A Systematic Approach, Fourth Edition

  • 8h 37m
  • H.C. Kazanas, William J. Rothwell
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2008

Since it was first published in 1992, Mastering the Instructional Design Process has become a classic in the field providing professionals, trainers, and students with a step-by-step guide through all aspects of the instructional design process.

The fourth edition of Mastering the Instructional Design Process has been completely revised and updated and is based on the instructional design competencies of the International Board of Standards of Performance and Instruction (IBSTPI). The book identifies the core competencies of instructional system design and presents them in a way that helps to develop these competencies and apply them successfully in real-world settings. This comprehensive resource covers the full range of topics for understanding and mastering the instructional design process including: detecting and solving human performance problems; analyzing needs, learners, work settings, and work; establishing performance objectives and performance measurements; delivering the instruction effectively; and managing instructional design projects successfully.

The fourth edition reflects the most current information and changes in the state-of-the-art of the instructional design profession. Mastering the Instructional Design Process includes

  • Updated information on instructional alternatives
  • The most current information on instructional strategies and technology
  • New chapters on the future of instructional design

In addition, the book offers a self-assessment model for readers to measurement them-selves against research-based competencies of effective instructional designers.

About the Authors

William J. Rothwell is associate professor in charge of Workforce Education and Development in the Department of Learning and Performance Systems at The Pennsylvania State University. He is the coauthor of Improving On-the-Job Training and Practicing Organization Development, and author of The Action Learning Guidebook, all from Pfeiffer.

H.C. Kazanas is professor emeritus in the College of Education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and now resides in Naples, Florida.

In this Book

  • About the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance, and Instruction
  • Pre-Test about Instructional Systems Design (ISD)
  • What is Instructional Design?
  • Alternatives to Instructional Solutions—Five Frequent Options
  • Determing Projects Appropriate for Instructional Design Solutions
  • Conducting a Needs Assessment
  • Assessing Relevant Learner Characteristics
  • Analyzing Relevant Work Setting Characteristics
  • Performing Work Analysis
  • Writing Performance Objectives
  • Developing Performance Measurements
  • Sequencing Performance Objectives
  • Specifying Instructional Strategies
  • Selecting or Designing Instructional Materials
  • Evaluating Instruction
  • Designing the Instructional Management System
  • Planning and Monitoring Instructional Design Projects
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Interacting with Others
  • Promoting the Use of Instructional Design
  • Developing Yourself
  • Being an Effective Instructional Designer—Lessons Learned
  • References
  • Contents of the Website