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Emerging Technologies, ISD, and Learning Environments: Critical Perspectives

Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 40, Number 1, ISSN 1042-1629


Reviews the evolution of instructional systems design and computer-based learning environments, focusing on the effects of technological advances. Classification of learning environments is discussed in the context of the dimensions of scope (macrolevel or microlevel), user activity (generative or mathemagenic), educational activity (goal-directed of exploratory), and content integration (cross-content or within-content); examples are provided. (65 references) (MES)


Hannafin, M.J. (1992). Emerging Technologies, ISD, and Learning Environments: Critical Perspectives. Educational Technology Research and Development, 40(1), 49-63. Retrieved October 18, 2019 from .

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