First Principles of Instruction: Identifying and Designing Effective, Efficient, and Engaging Instruction
This handy resource describes and illustrates the concepts underlying the “First Principles of Instruction” and illustrates First Principles and their application in a wide variety of instructional products. The book introduces the e3 Course Critique Checklist that can be used to evaluate existing instructional product. It also provides directions for applying this checklist and illustrates its use for a variety of different kinds of courses. The Author has also developed a Pebble-in-the-Pond instructional design model with an accompanying e3 ID Checklist. This checklist enables instructional designers to design and develop instructional products that more adequately implement First Principles of Instruction.
Pfeiffer (John Wiley & Sons)
Merrill, M. David, 2012. First Principles of Instruction: Identifying and Designing Effective, Efficient, and Engaging Instruction. Hoboken, NJ: Pfeiffer (John Wiley & Sons).