Instructional Systems Design involves a systematic process for the assessment and development of training solutions, designed specifically for the purpose of formal training delivery. There are two widely recognized instructional design models in use today by both educational institutions and corporate training functions. The most traditional is the ADDIE model, of which there are several variations. The second is the Agile model, whereby there are several variations, including Rapid Application DevelopmentRapid Content Development, and the Successive Approximation Model.

Welcome to Instructional Design and Technology: Design Models!

This course will explore how learning theory and motivation can be applied to the instructional process to make more engaging and practical for diverse learning audiences. The focus of the course is on two areas: 1) the theoretical principles that have contributed to the field of Instructional Design (ID), and 2) how those principles can be applied within practical settings of select professional settings.