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Designing Instruction with Learning Objects


International Journal of Educational Technology Volume 3, Number 1, ISSN 1327-7308


Discussion of online learning and standards for web-based and computer-based courseware focuses on learning objects, defined here as small, stand-alone units of instruction that can be tagged with descriptors and stored for reuse in various instructional contexts. Presents principles of learning object design and guidelines for assuring that instructional content is modular and reusable. (Author/LRW)


Hamel, C.J. & Ryan-Jones, D. (2002). Designing Instruction with Learning Objects. International Journal of Educational Technology, 3(1),. Retrieved March 23, 2019 from .

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