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The Role of Context in Learning and Instructional Design


Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 45, Number 2, ISSN 1042-1629


Although context is a potent force in learning, instructional design models contain little guidance in accommodating contextual elements to improve learning and transfer. Defines context, outlines levels and types, specifies contextual factors within the types, suggests methods for conducting contextual analysis for instructional design, and outlines future issues for context-based instructional design. Contains 142 references) (PEN)


Tessmer, M. & Richey, R.C. (1997). The Role of Context in Learning and Instructional Design. Educational Technology Research and Development, 45(2), 85-115. Retrieved April 2, 2020 from .

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