10/05 – 10/11 : Module 8

Instructional Strategies

Goals and Outcomes

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Name five learning components of an instructional strategy and list the primary considerations within each.
  • Plan the learning components of an instructional strategy, including pre-instructional activities, content presentation, and learning guidance, learner participation, assessment, and follow-through activities, for a set of objectives for a particular group of learners.
  • Specify learning components congruent with learners’ maturity and ability levels.
  • Tailor learning components for the type of learning outcome.

Selected Readings

Chapter 8 from Dick, W., Carey, L. & Carey, J.O. (2015). The systematic design of instruction. (8th ed.). New York: Pearson.

Lecture Outlines

EDIT 700 Chapter 8

“To Do” List

Discussion Forum 8: Developing Instructional Strategies

Chapter 8 is about developing instructional strategies. Instructional strategies are the methods and techniques for how teachers rely information to students and encourage learning of content. Name the instructional strategy which you use most and the one you use least (or one you never use) and explain why you do each.

For all discussions, full credit is awarded for providing a meaningful and well-written original thread and responses to two classmates. Discussion postings should always be thoughtful, courteous and on topic. In order to ensure that postings are appropriate in length and substance, please limit your initial postings to @100 words and each of your responses to @50 words.

Make your initial posts before 11:59 p.m. U.S. EST/EDT on Day 5 of this module. Complete your replies before 11:59 p.m. U.S. EST/EDT on the next Monday.

Discussion postings should always be thoughtful and courteous and include some references or direct evidence from the module’s content, readings, or assignments to support your statements.