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1970s

Overview

Instructional Development matured as a field of its own duing the 1970s.

Highlights

  • Criterion Referenced Instruction (CRI) is introduced. Developed by Robert Mager it is a comprehensive set of methods for the design and delivery of training programs.
  • Graduate Education programs focusing on instructional systems design grew
  • Proliferation of ID models - addition of needs assessment
  • Existing associations of professionals were redefined (i.e. AECT)
  • Journal of Instructional Development founded
  • (1976) Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak design the Apple I
    Computer


Existing associations of professionals were redefined

  • NEA's Department of audiovisual Instruction became the independent Association of Educational Communications and Technology
  • National Society for Programmed Instruction became National Society for Performance and Instruction

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Created by Leilani Carbonell
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Last Updated - April 2004