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Instructional design as knowledge management: A knowledge-in-practice approach to choosing instructional methods

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dc.contributor.author McIver, Derrick
dc.contributor.author Fitzsimmons, Stacey R.
dc.contributor.author Flanagan, David
dc.date.accessioned 2016-10-04T19:27:37Z
dc.date.available 2016-10-04T19:27:37Z
dc.date.copyright 2016 en_US
dc.date.issued 2016-02
dc.identifier.citation McIver, D., Fitzsimmons, S.R., & Flanagan, D. (2015). Instructional Design as Knowledge Management: A Knowledge-in-Practice Approach to Choosing Instructional Methods. Journal of Management Education, 40(1), 47-75. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1052562915587583
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/7597
dc.description.abstract Decisions about instructional methods are becoming more complex, with options ranging from problem sets to experiential service-learning projects. However, instructors not trained in instructional design may make these important decisions based on convenience, comfort, or trends. Instead, this article draws on the knowledge management literature and specifically the knowledge-in-practice framework to develop a theoretical process for choosing instructional methods. This process classifies the underlying knowledge structure of learning objectives along the dimensions of tacitness and learnability, then matches the knowledge structure with instructional methods that will be the most appropriate fit for students working toward that learning objective. We propose that the integration of knowledge management with instructional design offers valuable insights into the process of choosing appropriate instructional methods, and our framework can help instructors determine which instructional methods are the best match for their learning objectives. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Journal of Management Education en_US
dc.subject Knowledge Management en_US
dc.subject Instructional Methods en_US
dc.subject Instructional Design en_US
dc.subject Learning Objectives en_US
dc.subject Knowledge-In-Practice en_US
dc.subject Pedagogical Style en_US
dc.title Instructional design as knowledge management: A knowledge-in-practice approach to choosing instructional methods en_US
dc.type Postprint en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Reviewed en_US


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