Chapter 3How Do I ­Facilitate ­Instruction and ­Interaction?

Design is the conscious effort to impose a meaningful order.—Victor Papanek

Lesson planning is one of the most creative activities in which instructors engage. How it's done is influenced by philosophical beliefs about teaching; how students learn; whether you are teaching concepts, skills, or affective dispositions; and whether or not prerequisite knowledge is required, among other factors (Armstrong, Henson, & Savage, 2009; Ornstein & Hunkins, 2009). Most educational and training practitioners would agree that constructing a lesson begins with learning outcomes, lesson objectives, and a plan for assessment, all of which are aligned with the instructional procedures, information, ...

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