Chapter 3

Instructional Systems Development and the ADDIE Model

Chapter Objectives

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

  • define the term instructional systems development (ISD)
  • define the ADDIE model of ISD
  • list advantages and disadvantages of instructional systems.

Instructional Systems Development

The term instructional systems development, or ISD as it is commonly called, is the general label for a variety of curriculum development elements. Within the framework of ISD resides an entire universe of people, processes, and products that supports learning. In its most generic form, ISD applies to any educational or ...

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