Chapter 20

ISD and Social Media

Chapter Objectives

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

  • define social media
  • list several uses for social media in instructional design projects.

With technology changing so rapidly and exciting new ways to communicate appearing almost daily, the urge is to try to take the best of these new innovations and harness them for education and training. Online learning has no real history before the 1980s, and the future is hardly predictable in terms of what will work and what will be popular. The recent past illustrates how the use of computers, laptops, netbooks, and now pad technology has ...

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