Anatomy of Effective Learning Events
It is impossible to define the best path to traverse if you don't know where you are going. While teams select a process based on attributes of the process itself, Does it work for a small team? Is it hard to manage or learn? Does it produce products quickly enough?, the only processes to consider are those that reliably produce the desired products. The desired product—whether as characterized here or otherwise—must be defined clearly to select a basic process and to optimize it for specific requirements.
This short chapter briefly explores some contemporary notions of ideal learning experiences and instructional design—not learning theory or instructional paradigms, per se, but rather the functional ...