Issues and Challenges Associated with the Design of Electronic Textbook

Issues and Challenges Associated with the Design of Electronic Textbook

Elena Railean (Information Society Development Institute, Republic of Moldova)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61350-516-8.ch015
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Abstract

The contents of this chapter are framed under three categories: the theoretical approach, pedagogy of competence development and practice. Conclusions are provided at the end.
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From Behaviorism To Constructivism Issues In Learning Design

In instructional design and instructional system design many models are related to behaviorism, especially to theory of conditioning. According to this theory, studied by H. Ebbinghaus, E. Thorndike, I. Pavlov, W. James, S. Pressey etc., learning can be programmed as stimulus S and response R. The conditioned stimulus is associated with the unconditioned stimulus within the brain, without involving conscious thought. According to Truta (2003) the behavior is a function of external stimuli S, so as R =f(S), where R – is a behavior.

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