Theories of Distance Education

Theories of Instructional Design
“The term instructional design refers to the systematic and reflective process of translating principles of learning and instruction into plans for instructional materials, activities, information resources, and evaluation” (Smith & Ragan, 2005, p. 4). Merrill (2007) used the term designer-by-assignment for individuals with content expertise and no instructional design training. Designers-by-assignment...