CHAPTER TWODesign the Learning to Fit the Need

In this development step of the design and delivery model, you will begin to write your instructional materials and learning activities. Though the mechanics of project design are essential for a good program, they are based on an understanding of instructional systems. Therefore, the chapter has two parts: the first part gives you the specific steps to follow in designing the training program; the second part offers a general discussion of learning theory.

Beginning Your Program Design

The choice of appropriate instructional materials and methods is, at best, a guess if you have not been able to conduct a formal training needs assessment. One way to avoid mismatching an instructional method with ...

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