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Designing Learning Environments

Design is the first of five interrelated didactical disciplines: design, development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of pedagogical strategies. Design involves only the prescription of pedagogical strategies. It is a harmonious ensemble of strategies for organizing the message, communicating this message to a specific target audience, and managing these pedagogical situations optimally.

Design also involves the development of our knowledge about the pedagogical strategies and methodologies used in the teaching profession. It is focused on the uses and environmental conditions that optimally facilitate effective learning outcomes and a lasting impact on the learners. Design is a science that involves the crafting of educational material and procedures aimed at helping learning, with respect to the results expected and the goals of the targeted learners. This educational discipline therefore ...

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