Where should you begin?
 • a Home-Page summarizes the main ideas.
 • an Executive Summary with Page-Summaries
      has 5 Stages of Learning Design Process`.
 • Interesting Two-Page Combinations

 Most links below open on right side,
 so put this page into the left frame.


 by using Design Process:


 Problem Solving & Design  


 WHAT do we design?

 Objectives of Design  

Mental-and-Physical Skills


 HOW do we design?

 Design Process — what it IS  

Design Process - what it ISN'T 

    (reducing inaccurate stereotypes)

Descriptive and Prescriptive


Modes of Thinking-and-Action 

    (the modes are not steps)

1. DEFINE a Design Project

2. GENERATE Options-Information

Design & Use Theory-Models

Design & Use Experiments

3. EVALUATE Options

Quality Control for Actualizing

4. COORDINATE Process of Design


 Science Process — An Overview  

My PhD-Model of Science Process


 Two Kinds of Design:

 Design and Science   (comparing) 

Natures of Design & Science


 from using Design Process:


 Motivations to Learn  


 Transfers of Learning  


 Teaching Design Process – Why?  

Other Ways to Teach Inquiry 
Experience plus Principles 
Verbal-and-Visual Instruction

 Teaching Design Process – How?  

Instruction using Design Process 
Tennis and Other Games

 Design Activities (inquiry,...)  


 Curriculum Design & Adoption   

A Variety of Educational Goals
Teaching DP in Computer Games
Benefits of Eclectic Instruction 

 An Ideas-and-Skills Curriculum  


 The wide scope of design lets us

 Build Educational Bridges  () from

life to design-and-science to life
in a Wide-Spiral Curriculum

 New K-12 Science Ed Standards  

Standards and Design Process
A Glossary-for-Terms in NGSS

 Creative-and-Critical Thinking  

(creative generation of ideas
 guided by critical evaluation,
 and free generation of ideas)

Creative Uses of Analysis



Design of Learning Strategies 

Learning from Experience

Procrastination? - Using Time
Optimal Performance
I recommend beginning with the
Homepage and Executive Summary.

EXTRA PAGES — in website,
but not in the sitemap above:

Science Process in my PhD Project

Collaboration in a Process of Design

Delayed Re-Optimization of Skills

Strategies to Minimize Distractions

Pros & Cons of Brainstorming (etc)

Pareto Principle (80-20 in Education).


Links from Twitter (re: creativity,...)

#edchat - effects of exams


Frame-Set  (click this if you don't
see 2 pages, on left & right sides)


dual-link testing page


This website is developed by

Craig Rusbult, Ph.D. (contact).

( my life on a "road less traveled" )

EXTRA PAGES — in website,
but not in the sitemap above:

Understanding and Respect

Educational Innovation at UW

A Community for Lab Education

Productive Responses to Feedback

Teaching/Learning/Grading in Labs

Evaluation of Higher-Level Thinking

Conceptual Evaluation of Instruction

Joy of Thinking in Design & Science

Emily and You - Be All You Can Be

Educational Value of Organization

how I didn't learn to ski (and did)

my first project - bamboo flutes

how a friend became an expert

Actively Learning from Others

Energy-Based Case Studies

Pros & Cons of "Skills" Courses

My Knowledge in Different Areas

How People Learn  &  LearnLab