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Educational software design: Applying models of learning

Richards, Stephen (1996) Educational software design: Applying models of learning. Association for Learning Technology Journal, 4 (3). pp. 17-20. ISSN 0968-7769

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    Abstract

    Numerous psychological models exist which aim to explain how people learn, but the knowledge from educational theory is often missing from the design of computer‐based learning applications. This may stem from the abstract and complex nature of many learning models. In order to address this problem, there is a need for simplified models of learning which include guidelines indicating how such models can be implemented in courseware design. This paper identifies such a model, and presents a series of guidelines intended to enable courseware designers to apply educational theory to the practical design of quality computer‐based learning materials.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
    L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC1022 - 1022.25 Computer-assisted Education
    Divisions: ALT-J Journal
    Depositing User: Justin Smith
    Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2009 10:51
    Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 10:22
    URI: http://repository.alt.ac.uk/id/eprint/218

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