Chapter 9. Concepts

Guiding Questions

  • What is a Concept and how does it relate to Facts, Principles, and Procedures?

  • How do you identify instances of the Concepts learning domain?

  • Why are examples important when teaching Concepts?

  • Why is the range of a Concept important?

  • What strategies are appropriate for presenting content in the Concepts learning domain?

  • How do you create practice sequences for the Concept domain?

Chapter Overview

In this chapter, you will learn about teaching concepts. The term "Concepts" has a specific meaning for instructional designers. For instructional designers, the term is not synonymous with an idea or a notion. An idea is a unit of thought, it is what you are thinking about, while a concept defines a category or class of ...

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