Analysis of task analysis procedures

Jonassen, David H. and Hannum, Wallace H. (1986) Analysis of task analysis procedures. Journal of Instructional Development, 9 (2). pp. 2-12.

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For the new developer, deciding which task analysis procedures to use can be confusing. In this article, we describe the five functions comprising the task analysis process: inventorying, describing, selecting, sequencing, and analyzing tasks. We then describe some critical distinctions in the task analysis process: micro/macro level, top-down/bottom-up, and job/learning task analysis. We then combine the functions and distinctions in task analysis into a quasi-algorithm to suggest which of thirty task analysis procedures may be used to fulfill each of the functions. Those procedures are described briefly in the Appendix. Keywords: Instructional Design, Task Analysis, Instructional Development, Task Description, Fault Tree Analysis

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Fault Tree Analysis, Instructional Design, Instructional Development, Task Analysis, Task Description
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