A History of Instructional Design and Technology: Part I: A History of Instructional Media.
Discusses the history of the field of instructional design and technology in the United States. Includes a definition, major features, rational for using instructional design and technology as the label for the field, history of instructional media from 1900 to the present, effects media have had on instructional practices, and the effect computers, Internet, and other digital media will have on such practices over the next decade. (Contains 65 references.) (JMK)