Task Analysis Methods for Instructional Design


Task Analysis Methods for Instructional Design is a handbook of task analysis and knowledge elicitation methods that can be used for designing direct instruction, performance support, and learner-centered learning environments.

To design any kind of instruction, it is necessary to articulate a model of how learners should think and perform. This book provides descriptions and examples of five different kinds of task analysis methods:

• job/behavioral analysis;

• learning analysis;

• cognitive task analysis;

• activity-based analysis methods; and

• subject matter analysis.

Chapters follow a standard format making them useful for reference, instruction, or performance support.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Mahwah, NJ
Publication year:
  • 1999