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What do you know about instructional technology origins and background? Would you be interested in taking on this quiz? In this quiz, you must comprehend the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management, and evaluation of processes and resources for learning. The beginnings of instructional design can be traced to what significant historical event. Technically, this quiz will help expand your knowledge.


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  • 1. 

    History: What are the five domains of learning outcomes identified in 1965 by Robert Gagne in "The Conditions of Learning"?

  • 2. 

    History/Knowledge base: List five of the theoretical schools of thought from which Instructional Technology has been influenced.

  • 3. 

    History/Knowledge base: List five theorists/practitioners/researchers who have influenced the field of Instructional Technology.

  • 4. 

    History/Knowledge base: Choose one individual from your answer in the previous question and give a brief description of his or her contribution to the field.

  • 5. 

    Domains: List the Five Domains of Instructional Technology:

  • 6. 

    Domains: Choose one domain and list three of its characteristics.

  • 7. 

    Domains: Briefly explain how the five Domains of Instructional Technology are interrelated.

  • 8. 

    Domain: Which of the five domains do you find most interesting? Why?

  • 9. 

    Definition: ___________  ___________  is the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management and evaluation of processes and resources for learning.

    Explanation
    Instructional Technology refers to the theory and practice of designing, developing, utilizing, managing, and evaluating processes and resources for learning. It involves the use of various technological tools and techniques to enhance the teaching and learning experience. Instructional technology encompasses the use of multimedia, computer-based instruction, online learning platforms, and other technologies to support and facilitate learning. It focuses on creating effective and engaging instructional materials and environments that promote effective learning outcomes.

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  • 10. 

    Definition: ____________  ____________   is the study and ethical practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using, and managing appropriate technological processes and resources.

    Explanation
    Educational technology refers to the study and ethical practice of using and managing appropriate technological processes and resources to facilitate learning and improve performance. It involves the application of various technological tools and methods in educational settings to enhance teaching and learning experiences. The field of educational technology encompasses the development and implementation of educational software, online learning platforms, multimedia resources, and other digital tools that support effective instruction and educational outcomes.

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  • 11. 

    Definition: The terms Instructional Technology and Educational Technology are oftentimes used interchangeably.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    While Instructional Technology and Educational Technology have separate definitions, the terms are often used interchangeably.

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  • 12. 

    Definition: Choose the term below that matches this definition: "Apply a set of principles to achieve effective, efficient, and relevant instruction. It usually includes five phases: analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation."

    • A.

      Instructional Technology

    • B.

      Instructional Design and development

    • C.

      Educational Technology

    • D.

      Instructional Strategies

    Correct Answer
    B. Instructional Design and development
    Explanation
    The term that matches the given definition is "Instructional Design and development." This term refers to the process of applying a set of principles to create effective and efficient instruction. It involves analyzing the needs of learners, designing the instructional materials and activities, developing them, implementing the instruction, and evaluating its effectiveness. This term encompasses all the phases mentioned in the definition and is therefore the correct answer.

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  • 13. 

    History: The origins of Instructional Design have been traced to what significant historical event?

    • A.

      World War I

    • B.

      World War II

    • C.

      The Great Depression

    • D.

      The Cold War

    Correct Answer
    B. World War II
    Explanation
    The origins of Instructional Design have been traced to WW II when the military needed to train large numbers of troops in a short amount of time.

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  • 14. 

    Hsitory: Testing instructional materials with learners and making revisions to the materials prior to implementation is refered to as

    • A.

      Summative evaluation

    • B.

      Formative evaluation

    • C.

      System development

    • D.

      Instructional design

    Correct Answer
    B. Formative evaluation
    Explanation
    Formative evaluation was coined in 1967 by Michael Scriven. The United States governement poured millions of dollars into math and science education after the 1957 Soviet launch of Sputnik. The materials were created by SME and were later proven to be ineffective, because they were not tested prior to implementation.

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  • 15. 

    Hsitory: Examples of Instructional media include:(choose all that apply)

    • A.

      Overhead projectors

    • B.

      Smart phones

    • C.

      Computers

    • D.

      Books

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Overhead projectors
    B. Smart phones
    C. Computers
    D. Books
    Explanation
    Instructional media includes anything that is used to deliver content to students. Other examples are videos, radio programs, CD-ROMs, PodCasts, slide projectors, and television programs.

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  • 16. 

    Domains: There are______________ Domains of Instructional Technology.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Five
    Explanation
    Five: the Domains are Development, Design, Evaluation, Utilization, Management

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  • 17. 

    Domains: In regards to the Domains of Instructional Technology, Development incorporates:

    • A.

      Print Technologies

    • B.

      Instructional Systems Designs

    • C.

      Problem Analysis

    • D.

      Project Management

    Correct Answer
    A. Print Technologies
    Explanation
    Development incorporates Print Technologies, Audiovisual Technologies, Computer-based Technologies, Integrated Technologies

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  • 18. 

    Domains: In regards to the Domains of Instructional Technology, Evaluation incorporates:

    • A.

      Integrated technologies

    • B.

      Policies and regulations

    • C.

      Criterion-referenced measurement

    • D.

      Instructional strategies

    Correct Answer
    C. Criterion-referenced measurement
    Explanation
    Evaluation in the domain of instructional technology incorporates criterion-referenced measurement. Criterion-referenced measurement refers to the process of assessing learners' performance based on specific predetermined criteria or standards. In instructional technology, evaluation is essential to determine the effectiveness of instructional strategies and the integration of technologies. It helps to measure the extent to which learners have achieved the desired learning outcomes and provides valuable feedback for instructional improvement. Therefore, criterion-referenced measurement is an integral part of evaluation in the domain of instructional technology.

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  • 19. 

    Domains: Diffusion of innovations; implementation and institutionalization; and policies and regulations are all characteristics of which domain? 

    • A.

      Design

    • B.

      Utilization

    • C.

      Development

    • D.

      Management

    Correct Answer
    B. Utilization
    Explanation
    According to Seels and Richey, "Utilization is the act of using processes and resources for learning." When practitioners are focusing on Utilization they are taking into consideration not only the learner, but the instructional materials, as well. For example, a practitioner who is implementing a new training software program at a large corporation may have to first calm the nerves of the employees who are resistant to change or who fear new technologies. Tis is referred to as "Diffusion of Innovations."

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