Aesthetic principles for instructional design

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1 Definition

Aestehtic principles for instructional design refer to a high level instructional design model and associated instructional design methods like coUML proposed by Patrick Parrish et al.

2 First principles

  1. Learning experiences have beginnings, middles, and endings (i.e., plots)
  2. Learners are the protagonists of their own learning experiences
  3. Learning activity, not subject matter, establishes the theme of instruction
  4. Context contributes to immersion in the instructional situation
  5. Instructors and instructional designers are authors, supporting characters, and model protagonists

3 Links

4 Bibliography