A lesson plan in ISD is a detailed guide to facilitating a course. It is designed by an instructional designer for implementation by a qualified facilitator. It is directly linked to a design plan and is considered mandatory by most if not all organizations that use ISD and instructional designers in preparing courses. They are based on a number of well-respected and time-tested theoretical schools of learning; while complicated initially to learn, seasoned instructional designers can easily build a lesson plan from a design plan’s blueprint of behavioral objectives and other design elements.
It may be called an instructor’s guide, teaching guide, course plan, or one of the other dozens of terms referring to a lesson plan. However, ...