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What is instructional design?

Instructional design is the design process in which learning materials and learning processes are developed and arranged in a way that is optimal to the acquisition of new knowledge and skills. The learning materials include both non-electronic and traditional classroom materials as well as electronic and web-based modules.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 03 Feb 2019 under Terms

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What is blended learning?

Blended learning is an instructional approach that combines the use of face-to-face or classroom instruction with online learning. Instructional designers use blended learning to obtain the best results from both face-to-face and online instructions.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 14 Jan 2019 under Terms

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What is a freeware?

Freewares are software programs that are obtained for free or $0 but do not come with source code. The restriction of the licenses may vary from ones similar to FOSS up to ones very similar to proprietary software programs.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 04 Sep 2013 under Terms

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What is free and open source software (FOSS)?

The term “free and open source software (FOSS)”, referring to free software with source code available, actually originated from two movements with similar but divergent ideology. The rest of the details are in this article.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 25 Apr 2013 under Terms

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