Ten Steps to Complex Learning (third edition): A Systematic Approach to Four-Component Instructional Design

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Ten Steps to Complex Learning presents a path from an educational problem to a solution in a way that students, practitioners, and researchers can understand and easily use. Students in the field of instructional design can use this book to broaden their knowledge of the design of training programs for complex learning. Practitioners can use this book as a reference guide to support their design of courses, curricula, or environments for complex learning.

Now fully revised to incorporate the most current research in the field, this third edition of Ten Steps to Complex Learning includes many references to recent research as well as two new chapters. One new chapter deals with the training of 21st-century skills in educational programs based on the Ten Steps. The other deals with the design of assessment programs that are fully aligned with the Ten Steps. In the closing chapter, new directions for the further development of the Ten Steps are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York, NY
Number of pages400
ISBN (Electronic)9781315113210
ISBN (Print)9781138080805, 9781138080799
Publication statusPublished - 23 Oct 2017



  • education
  • educational psychology
  • open education
  • distance education
  • eLearning
  • Theories of Learning

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