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An Instructional Design and Development Research Study with an Interdisciplinary Instructional Design (IdID) Team in Geotechnical Engineering

Abstract The purpose of this instructional design and development study was to describe, evaluate and improve the instructional design process and the work of interdisciplinary design teams. A National Science Foundation (NSF) funded, Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science (TUES) project was the foundation for this study. The project developed new curriculum materials to teach learning content in unsaturated soils in undergraduate geotechnical engineering classes, a subset of the civil engineering. The study describes the instructional design (ID) processes employed by the team members as they assess the need, develop the materials, disseminate the learning unit, and evaluate its effectiveness, along with the impact the instructional design... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Ornelas, Arthur (Author) / Savenye, Wilhelmina C. (Advisor) / Atkinson, Robert (Committee member) / Bitter, Gary (Committee member) / houston, Sandra (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational technology / Instructional design / Design and Development Research / Interdisciplinary Instructional Design / STEM
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 183 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Educational Technology 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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