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Instructional Design



What is Instructional Strategy?

Attitude Change, Motivation, & Interest 

Cognitive Strategy

Concept Learning

Declarative Knowledge

Principle Learning

Problem Solving

Procedure Learning

Psychomotor Skill Learning


Psychomotor Skill Learning


*      Psychomotor skills are skills in which the processes involved are primarily muscular or are described in glandular or in muscular terms.

*      Examples include typing skills and other motion derived skills


Example below:  Students will demonstrate improved typing skills.



  1. Deploy attention—students focus on preliminary typing test.
  2. State purpose—“You will improve keyboarding skills.”
  3. Stimulate interest—improving keyboarding will help with work
  4. Provide overview—By completing keyboarding accelerator lessons, students will boost wpm scores.



  1. Stimulate recall—improved wpm will make using PC’s easier.
  2. Present information—improved wpm will help you experience less fatigue and increased job marketability
  3. Attention—Provide learner activity.
  4.  Learning strategy—Offer visualization of performance and tips.
  5.  Practice—have students practice keyboarding lesson sample
  6. Evaluate feedback—give helpful suggestions



  1. Summarize and review—Recap steps that will help clarify
  2. Transfer knowledge—note that it is necessary to maintain skills
  3. Re-motivate and close—demonstrate how to apply in future and when to use.



  1. Assess performance—Observe performance and computerized performance rating.
  2. Provide feedback and remediation—Dispense suggestions on how to perform the skill and help learner understand what to do next.

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