Quality Control in ISD
One of the missing pieces in the practice of professional ISD has been the lack of any formal quality-control process beyond some basic subjective overviews or having a supervisor or team review design work like objectives, design plans, and lesson plans. The third edition of ISD From the Ground Up introduced several quality-control concepts, including the quality rating, or QR, approach to think about this process.
This is important to an instructional designer because it establishes a system of quality control that allows an unbiased and objective evaluation of ISD projects. It is no longer good enough for designers to assure a client or others that their work meets generally accepted design standards based on their ...