Design and development of an electronic performance support system for novice instructional designers

Uğur Erdoğmuş, Feray
Instructional designers are the people whose purpose is to provide solutions to ill-defined instructional problems to reach intended learning outcomes in a systematic way. The purpose of this dissertation study is to design and develop an electronic performance support system (EPSS) to support novice instructional designers (NIDs) in instructional system design process. The study also aims to reveal the key elements of an EPSS if it is designed to help novice instructional designers. A design and development research was carried out in this study and qualitative approaches were used to collect data during this study. Purposively selected 23 NIDs participated in this study. It is three-cycle design and development study including analysis, design, implementation and redesign in each phases in line with analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation (ADDIE) model. Throughout the first and second phases of this study, an EPSS was designed and developed. After that in the final phase this EPSS was evaluated by the NIDs. Results of this study showed that tutorials, examples, resources, tools, wizard, user interface, database and help are the main components of an EPSS that designed for instructional designers. Moreover, according to perceptions of NIDs, using EPSS during instructional system design process has a positive effect of NIDs performances. This dissertation study concludes with suggestions for practitioners and researchers.
Citation Formats
F. Uğur Erdoğmuş, “Design and development of an electronic performance support system for novice instructional designers,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2015.