Learning Objects for Instruction: Design and Evaluation, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 159904336X
  • ISBN-13: 9781599043364
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 327 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Learning Objects for Instruction: Design and Evaluation shows how practical models of learning objects solutions are being applied in education, organizations, industry, and the military. It includes diverse strategies used across these groups to apply learning objects -- from the use of firmly-grounded theoretical contexts to practical tool-based solutions. The reader will find a thorough history, solid models and real-world practices for using learning objects for instruction in a variety of settings. Greater numbers of organizations are expected to embrace the use of objects for instruction as issues of standardization continue to be worked out.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Learning Objects for Instruction: Design and Evaluation Table of Contents.
1: Introduction to Learning Objects.
2: An Abridged History of Learning Objects.
3: Repositories.
4: An Overview of Learning Object Repositories.
5: Psychological Principles for Reusable Learning Object-Based Learning System Design.
6: Engineering Reusable Learning Objects.
7: Developing Instruction Using Learning Objects.
8: American Sign Language Learning Objects for Instruction: A Higher Education Perspective.
9: Transforming Instructional Design Ideas into SCORM-Conformant Learning Products.
10: Teaching Frameworks for Context-Rich Instruction: Design Objects.
11: Using Learning Objects for Rapid Deployment to Mobile Learning Devices for the U.S. Coast Guard.
12: Learning Objects for Employee Training and Competency Development.
13: Developing Learning Objects: Implications for Course Content Strategies.
14: Learning Objects: A Case Study in Teacher Education.
15: Bridging the Academic Divide: A Collaborative Production Model for Learning Objects in Workforce Development.
16: Tool-Based Solutions for the Development and Implementation of Learning Objects.
17: Being a Content Expert Is Fun Again with Pachyderm.
18: Using Learning Objects in K-12 Education: Teachers and QuickScience™.
19: Creating a Patchwork Quilt for Teaching and Learning: The Use of Learning Objects in Teacher Education.
Appendix A: Theory under the Hood.
Appendix B: Digital Asset Repositories.
Appendix C: Learning Object Authoring Tools.
About the Authors.