If your organization would like to schedule a live or online presentation or discussion with Dr. Merrill please contact him to arrange time, place, and content of the lecture.
Online Mentored Workshop:
Designing Interactive Instructional Templates. 19 short video lessons. (Approx. 2 hours) (Click here to go to YouTube for these lessons.)
Workshop: These video lessons are also available as a mentored workshop that includes assignments to accompany the video lessons. Dr. Merrill’s role in this workshop is to serve as a mentor, guide, and coach. He will review every assignment you submit and provide suggestions for improvements or clarification of the operations involved. Click here to enroll in the workshop. If you would like Dr. Merrill to serve as a personal mentor please contact him for the fee and scheduling your interactions.
Online Mentored Course:
Introduction to Dr. Merrill’s book First Principles of Instruction (24 minutes Download)
First Principles of Instruction Course
This is a studio course, meaning that learning is by doing. Dr. Merrill’s primary contribution to the course is to review and comment on your work and give you an opportunity to revise your work. The content and guidance for the assignments is described and illustrated in the textbook, “First Principles of Instruction.”
Objective: You will design a problem-centered lesson, module or short course of instruction based on First Principles of Instruction.
The course includes 8 instructional modules and 6 Instructional Design Assignments plus links to additional resources. Click here to enroll in the course. If you would like Dr. Merrill to serve as a personal mentor for this course please contact him for his fee and scheduling your interactions.
Gary Morrison interviews Dave Merrill (54 minutes Download)
Merrill on Instructional Design (6 minutes Download)
Is your instruction effective, efficient and engaging (43 minutes Download)
First Principles of Instruction Theory (26 minutes Download)
Pebble-in-the-Pond Instructional Design (32 minutes Download)
The Syllabus as a Guide to Students (1 hour 7 minutes Download)