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Can you please help with the following?

1. Why is evaluation an important step within the instructional design process?

2. And list and describe the benefits of at least 4 different evaluation strategies.

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1. Why is evaluation an important step within the instructional design process?

In the ADDIE (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation) Instructional Model, the evaluation phase is the last phase on the instructional design process. In fact, evaluation is an important step in the ID process both at the formative (during the course) and summative (at the end of the source) level of evaluation. Evaluation techniques (feedback from students, etc.) determine if learning is occurring (e.g. are learning objectives being met as result of the instruction) throughout the learning situation or if the course has to be adjusted in some way to better meet the learner's expectations (http://www.fgcu.edu/onlinedesign/designDevd.html). Formative evaluation often involves various methods of student feedback and frequent self-evaluation ...

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By addressing the questions, this solution discusses aspects of evaluation. References are provided.

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