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Evaluation in the Practice of Instructional Design

Evaluation is more than a learner-centered event in the practice of ISD. It is an integral part of every aspect of the work of an instructional designer. Designers even need to evaluate the evaluation process to ensure a high-quality work process and product. The uninitiated who have even heard of evaluation often believe that it is something relating to Kirkpatrick’s four levels, most often just smile sheets. But in the world of professional instructional design, there is evaluation in every aspect of being an instructional designer.

Evaluation as a Design Philosophy

In the practice of professional ISD, evaluation is generally thought of in two distinct but linked forms: learner centered and ...

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