Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education Volume 11, Number 3, ISSN 1302-6488
Instructional design refers to planning, development, delivery and evaluation of instructional system. It is an applied field of study aiming at the application of descriptive research outcomes in regular instructional settings. The present study was designed to critically review the process of instructional design at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU). It was survey study. Population of the study consisted of 120 academicians of different academic department of AIOU. Survey was conducted through questionnaire for academic staff. It was revealed that need assessment is not done before conceiving the outlines of a course. Also the course did not contain sufficient activities, picture and illustrations. It was also found that did not confirm the course objectives. The study recommended that proper of the course writers for distance learning may be arranged.
Chaudry, M.A. & ur-Rahman, F. (2011). A Critical Review of Instructional Design Process of Distance Learning System. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 11(3), 193-205.