Instructional D3

Articles spanning the scope of instructional analysis, design, development, delivery, and evaluation.

Instructional D3 Models

Instructional designers today often refer to the ADDIE model when describing the phases of instructional design and development. My experience analyzing, designing, developing, and delivering courses, workshops, and training events tells me that the simplisty of this model gives an impression that the Instructional D3 discipline is routine.

The following topics help illustrate the complexity of Instructional D3.


Training versus Education

The difference between training and education has been discussed for countless years. If you consult a dictionary, you might see that training is the process of teaching or learning a skill or job. And you might see that the process of educating is the imparting and acquiring of knowledge through teaching and learning, especially at a school or similar institution.