Chapter 15

The Content Mastery Continuum and the Mastery Tipping Point

Chapter Objectives

At the conclusion of this chapter, you should be able to

  • describe the content mastery continuum (CMC) concept
  • list at least three ways to use the CMC in instructional design
  • define the mastery tipping point concept.

The ability of an instructional designer to accurately determine and chart content mastery is critical to a number of important elements of the ISD process. This applies—at a minimum—to both analysis and evaluation in the ADDIE model. It is sometimes extremely difficult to accurately write objectives, sequence content, and determine ...

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