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A Summary of Diffusion of Innovations, Les Robinson

Diffusion of Innovations wants to explain how innovations are taken up in a population. An innovation can be an idea, behaviour, or object that is seem as new by its audience. It offers three valuable insights into the process of social change: What qualities make an innovation spread, the importance of peer-peer conversations, and peer… Continue reading A Summary of Diffusion of Innovations, Les Robinson

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12 Principles of Multimedia Leaning, Richard E. Mayer

1. Coherence Principle – People learn better when extraneous words, pictures and sounds are excluded rather than included. When we prepare a Powerpoint presentation, we should give the target information simply. We should avoid including some irrelevant pictures, sounds, or extra sentences (or words). 2. Signaling Principle – People learn better when cues that highlight… Continue reading 12 Principles of Multimedia Leaning, Richard E. Mayer

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Reiser: History of Instructional Design and Technology

1. How is the term instructional media defined in this chapter? Why are teachers chalkboards, and textbooks excluded from the definition? The term instructional media has been defined as the physical means via which instruc­tion is presented to learners (Reiser & Gagnt. 1983) Teachers chalkboards and textbooks were the three primary means of instruction before… Continue reading Reiser: History of Instructional Design and Technology

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What Is Instructional Design?

1. Describe the core elements (phases) of the instructional design process. There are five core elements (phrases) of the instructional design process. Analysis, design, develop, implement, and evaluation. (ADDIE) Analysis is often includes conducting a need assessment, identifying a performance problem in a bussiness setting or some other environment, and statng a goal. Design includes… Continue reading What Is Instructional Design?

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Technology and Education

There are many definitions of the term “technology”. Technology is a rational discipline designed to assure the mastery of man over physical nature, through the application of scientifically determined laws. There are considerable number of writings that discuss technological inventions that affect education. If we view the ecology of education as the web of relationships… Continue reading Technology and Education