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D4L Foundation Module

Instructional Design for Online Learning: Techniques and Pedagogy

Instructional Analysis

3 Step 2. Instructional Analysis (aka Task Analysis)

Step 2. Instructional Analysis (aka Task Analysis)Introduction

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Key Points for Step 2

  • Define step by step what is involved in teaching specific skills and concepts.
  • Diagramming is useful starting with general concepts and branching off into more specific concepts and even down to specific activities involved.

Lecture Video for Step 2. What is an Instructional or Task Analysis? Detailing step-by-step, skill-by-skill, concept-by-concept what will be learned or need to be learned. - Transcript (pdf)and 

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