The TeleTOP Decision Support Tool (DST)

  • Betty Collis
  • Wim de Boer


Instructional design models have been classified (Gustafson & Branch, 1997) into three general categories: classroom orientation, product orientation, and system orientation. A combination of the models is taking place at the University of Twente in the Netherlands via the TeleTOP Project of the Faculty of Educational Science and Technology. In this chapter we show how the strengths of each of these methods can be captured in a new hybrid instructional design model and illustrate this through the process taking place at the Twente faculty. In particular, we illustrate how the WWW-based TeleTOP Decision Support Tool is a key resource in this new approach

Key words

Implementation Design Methodology Rapid prototyping 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Betty Collis
    • 1
  • Wim de Boer
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TwenteThe Netherlands

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