Module 2: Instructional Design

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Module 2: Instructional Design

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An instructional designer is assessing the instructional design of a marketing class targeted to the needs of marketing managers. This is an example of______________. (Choose the option that completes the sentence accurately.)
    • A. 

      The application of adult learning theory in designing instruction

    • B. 

      Objective‐centered instructional design

    • C. 

      Subjective‐centered instructional design

    • D. 

      How the VAK model can be applied to improving adult learning

  • 2. 
    While analyzing the characteristics of the target audience for an executive leadership program, a talent development (TD) professional strives to understand what factors impact the executives’ motivation.  Which theory would be the most relevant in this situation?
    • A. 

      Malcolm Knowles’s Adult Learning

    • B. 

      Subjective‐centered instructional theory

    • C. 

      Sequential patterns of development

    • D. 

      Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

  • 3. 
    The instructor of a Microsoft Word workshop informs his students that he modified the tasks he will cover based on their previous experience with the application. This is an application of which adult learning theory?  
    • A. 

      Andragogy

    • B. 

      Pedagogy

    • C. 

      The whole brain

    • D. 

      Accelerated learning

  • 4. 
    A seventh grade mathematics teacher chooses not to adapt his algebra material to his students. Which of the following is he applying?  
    • A. 

      The whole brain  

    • B. 

      Andragogy

    • C. 

      Accelerated learning

    • D. 

      Pedagogy

  • 5. 
    When an instructional designer is developing a Retirement Planning course, which is a characteristic that she should take into consideration?
    • A. 

      Multiple perspectives of how adults develop  

    • B. 

      Readiness to learn is related to age

    • C. 

      Orientation to learning is self‐centered

    • D. 

      Motivation to learn is based on external rewards

  • 6. 
    A product training program focused on improving the sales force’s understanding of the new product features is most likely to focus on which of the following Bloom categories of learning?
    • A. 

      Knowledge

    • B. 

      Skills

    • C. 

      Attitude

    • D. 

      Competencies

  • 7. 
    A psychology instructor walking her class through the differences between extrasensory perception and telepathy is most likely to use which technique?
    • A. 

      Brainstorming

    • B. 

      Discussions

    • C. 

      Lectures

    • D. 

      Questioning

  • 8. 
    A talent development (TD) professional has designed an Effective Coaching course in which the facilitator first asks each learner what challenges he/she is having when coaching their direct reports.  During the session the facilitator makes a wide range of learning resources available and invites the learners to role play situations that reflect key challenges brainstormed at the beginning of this session. This learning experience is following whose guidelines?
    • A. 

      Carl Rogers

    • B. 

      Benjamin Bloom

    • C. 

      Robert Gagne

    • D. 

      Abraham Maslow

  • 9. 
    A course designer receives a request from a business unit to develop a course that will help their Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) be more professional.  The designer conducts an audience analysis to solicit more information on the CSRs’ motivational factors and their experience working in call centers. The goal of this analysis is to assess ______________. (Choose the option that completes the sentence accurately.)  
    • A. 

      External and environmental influences

    • B. 

      Modes of learning

    • C. 

      Individual characteristics of learning

    • D. 

      Types of learning

  • 10. 
    A geology professor shows his students a video of a hurricane followed by diagramming the wind patterns on a flipchart.  The professor is using strategies founded in which theory?  
    • A. 

      Behaviorism

    • B. 

      Accelerated Learning

    • C. 

      Developmentalism

    • D. 

      Cognitivism

  • 11. 
    Based on the learning brain model, which of the following should talent development (TD) professionals focus on when designing a C+ Programming course in order to achieve long‐ term learning?
    • A. 

      The learner’s dominate side of the brain

    • B. 

      The learner’s subordinate side of the brain

    • C. 

      Combination of both the right and left side of the brain

    • D. 

      The learner’s upper‐left cerebral

  • 12. 
    According to the Visual Auditory Kinesthetic model, when designing learning for visual learners, which of the following should an instructional designer include in an e‐learning course on the human anatomy? 
    • A. 

      A video of a cardiologist explaining the ventricles

    • B. 

      An “ask the expert” link for the learners to email questions about the heart

    • C. 

      An audio clip of the sounds of the heart ventricles pumping blood

    • D. 

      A diagram of the chambers of the heart

  • 13. 
    A trainer moves the classroom chairs into a U‐shape to facilitate dialogue, and sets up “breakout tables” in the corners of the room for team activities. The trainer is taking what into consideration?   
    • A. 

      External and environmental influences

    • B. 

      Physical changes

    • C. 

      Individual characteristics of learning

    • D. 

      Psychological changes

  • 14. 
    A computer programming class allows individuals with musical interest to learn how to program a musical piece on the computer while individuals with spatial abilities are able to view flowcharts as they program.  This represents principles related to ______________. (Choose the option that completes the sentence accurately.)  
    • A. 

      Multiple Intelligences

    • B. 

      Hierarchy of Needs

    • C. 

      Neurolinguistic Programming

    • D. 

      Accelerated Learning

  • 15. 
     A talent development (TD) professional is currently in the analysis phase of the ADDIE Model. Which of the following activities is the TD professional most likely doing as part of this phase?
    • A. 

      Confirming that all subject matter is correct and reviewed by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

    • B. 

      Developing the sequencing and structure of the course

    • C. 

      Modifying the design and materials as suggested by evaluation

    • D. 

      Identifying the goals and objectives the training should have  

  • 16. 
    When a talent development (TD) professional is creating a blueprint outlining the objectives, evaluation tasks, and their sequence for a course on Effective Virtual Facilitation, which step of the ADDIE Model is he/she conducting?
    • A. 

      Evaluation 

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Implementation

    • D. 

      Development  

  • 17. 
    At the end of a virtual Network Administration course, the trainer provides a tip‐sheet with diagrams on how to configure a simple client server. Which of Gagne’s events is the trainer applying?
    • A. 

      Enhance retention and transfer

    • B. 

      Assess performance

    • C. 

      Provide feedback

    • D. 

      Deliver content

  • 18. 
    When a talent development (TD) professional applies accelerated learning principles to his development of a training program, the learning environment he designs must be which of the following?
    • A. 

      Structured

    • B. 

      Serious

    • C. 

      Lecture‐based

    • D. 

      Accommodating

  • 19. 
    Which of the following statements best describes the activities that take place while a talent development (TD) professional is designing a New Hire course for IT professionals?
    • A. 

      Training is being developed

    • B. 

      Training is being planned

    • C. 

      Training is being delivered

    • D. 

      Training is being evaluated 

  • 20. 
    Which of the following statements best describes Robert Mager’s contribution?
    • A. 

      Considered the father of adult learning theory, defined a set of assumptions about adult learning

    • B. 

      Best known for popularizing the theory of nine instructional events

    • C. 

      Developed three learning outcomes based on three domains: cognitive, psychomotor, and affective

    • D. 

      Developed behavioral learning objectives with these three elements: performance, condition, and criterion to judge performance

  • 21. 
    When a talent development (TD) professional learns that the Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for her Linux Networking Fundamentals course can serve as the instructors, and she can focus less on design, which of the following approaches is she following?
    • A. 

      Rapid instructional design

    • B. 

      Dick and Carey systems approach for instructional design

    • C. 

      Seels and Glasgow instructional system design model

    • D. 

      Smith and Ragan instructional system design model

  • 22. 
    A talent development (TD) professional is writing learning objectives focused on listing all known heart diseases.  Which of Bloom’s behavioral levels is being applied?
    • A. 

      Knowledge

    • B. 

      Comprehension

    • C. 

      Application

    • D. 

      Analysis

  • 23. 
    Which of the four A‐B‐C‐D objective criteria indicates what it takes to meet an objective, such as a call center representative being able to address an issue “within one minute”?
    • A. 

      Audience

    • B. 

      Behavior

    • C. 

      Condition

    • D. 

      Degree

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not one of the primary factors when a trainer is selecting the appropriate instructional strategy for teaching basic features of MS PowerPoint software?
    • A. 

      Facility

    • B. 

      Budget

    • C. 

      Time availability

    • D. 

      Course pace

  • 25. 
    A talent development (TD) professional builds role plays and goal‐based simulations into his Supervisory Skills class. He uses both written, spoken, and demonstrated instructions. On what are these instructional strategies based?
    • A. 

      Adults who gather information actively 

    • B. 

      Deductive information processors

    • C. 

      Adults learn in different ways

    • D. 

      Visual information processors

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