Direct Instruction

This interactive tutorial is for use by Psychology students at Athabasca University. It was written by Dr. Joseph A. Parsons and Dr. David Polson of the University of Victoria. Dr. Parsons is also affiliated with Celeration Technologies. Dr. Lyle Grant of Athabasca University provided instructional design with this project.

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Course Team

Module Authors: Joseph Parsons and David Polson
Instructional Designer: Lyle Grant
Web Design: Lorna Brown