The ADDIE model describes a systematic approach to instructional development. The term is virtually synonymous with instructional systems development (ISD) and evolved informally through oral tradition. It is not a specific, fully elaborated model in its own right but rather an umbrella term that represents a family of models that share a common underlying structure.
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A four-level approach to examining classroom use of technology developed by Dr. Ruben Puentedura funded by Maine Learning Technology Initiative.
Transition questions from SAMR: Research and Context By Dr. Ruben Puentedura. Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
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Dr. Ruben Puentedura is the Founder and President of Hippasus, a consulting firm based in Western Massachusetts, focusing on transformative applications of information technologies to education. He has implemented these approaches for over twenty-five years at a range of K-20 educational institutions, as well as health and arts organizations. He is the creator of the SAMR model for selecting, using, and evaluating technology in education, which currently guides the work of the Maine Learning Technology Initiative, as well as projects in Vermont and Sweden. His current work explores new directions in mobile computing, digital storytelling, learning analytics, and educational gaming, focusing on applications in areas where they have not been traditionally employed. He can be reached at email@example.com.
The Understanding by Design® framework (UbD™ framework) offers a planning
process and structure to guide curriculum, assessment, and instruction. Its
two key ideas are contained in the title: 1) focus on teaching and assessing for
understanding and learning transfer, and 2) design curriculum “backward” from