Instructional Design Research Trend in China Based on Content Analysis

Jia-Sha ZHANG, Jing LIU, Jun HAN, Min HOU


This paper mainly uses the CNKI as sources of information to sample the articles from 2008 to 2015 related to instructional design on educational technology journals and uses the content analysis to static and analyzes the instructional design theories, applied researches, research tools and research methods objectively, systematically and quantitatively. The study finds that the achievements of instructional design theories and applications have made, but the theoretical development is far from comprehensive, the application development is imbalance and the study of research tools and research methods have not been explored specially.


Instructional design, Content analysis, Development trend


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