Glossary of ISD Terms

Defined in the context of instructional design

Accumulation of Advantages: A chess term that references the fact that no chess game can be won in one move, but must be the result of many successful moves. In ISD it means that all elements of ISD must be followed to ensure successful course development.

ADDIE: The generic ISD model that contains the elements of analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation.

Adulthood: In the practice of ISD, this is the period when a learner is beyond the age of usual participation in high school.

Analysis: The first element in the ADDIE model.

Andragogy: The study of adults as learners.

Application Feedback 1: The first of the interactive elements in the nine events of instruction. ...

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