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Instructional Design: Best Practices and Rationale

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1. Provide a rationale for using ID models.
2. Justify the need for using them in education.
3. Define the concept of "best practices" and relate it to the use of instructional design (ID).
Can you search the Internet and discuss what professionals of ID recommend as a valid rationale.

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Hello and thank you for your question.

1) You can talk about how using ID models allow instructors to have a framework or backbone from which they effectively develop lessons and learning material in an organized and professional manner. The use of ID models enables an instructor to easily create and develop lessons in a step-by-step process (typically) which allows for a holistic approach to lesson planning and design. ID models are backed by extensive research and experts in the subject who, in most cases, draw valid conclusions and can show the effectiveness of the said model. Without the use of ID models, lessons would not be as easy to develop, teach, understand, evaluate and improve. ID models serve as a useful reference whether it be establishing goals and objectives of the class or identifying different students' needs to assessing the course matter. They are comprehensive and make sure the instructor has covered all that they need to.

2) You can answer this question by explaining how the scope of education is always changing and evolving and it is imperative to keep up with this change, especially when students are becoming more and more diverse in terms of their needs, backgrounds and learning capabilities. As such, it has become important to ...

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1. Provide a rationale for using ID models.
2. Justify the need for using them in education.
3. Define the concept of "best practices" and relate it to the use of instructional design (ID).
Can you search the Internet and discuss what professionals of ID recommend as a valid rationale.

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