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Letters Home: The Meaning of Instructional Technology

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TLRPTIL Volume 44, Number 1, ISSN 8756-3894


Describes Instructional Technology Foundations, a graduate Instructional Systems Technology (IST) course at Indiana University (IU). Students learn to compare/contrast conceptual definitions of instructional (IT) and models of instructional design (ID). Students are required to generate their own working definition of IT from a personal perspective in the form of a letter to a relative/friend/work colleague. Includes sample letters. (JMK)


Pershing, J.A., Molenda, M.H., Paulus, T., Lee, L.H.J. & Hixon, E. (2000). Letters Home: The Meaning of Instructional Technology. TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 44(1), 31-38. Retrieved June 19, 2019 from .

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