Ten Steps to Complex Learning presents in ten steps a path from a training problem to a training solution in a way that students, practitioners, (both instructional designers and teachers) and researchers can understand and use.
Practitioners in the field of instructional design may use this book as a reference guide to support their design of courses, materials, and/or environments for complex learning. Students in the field of instructional design should use this book to broaden their knowledge of the design of training programs for complex learning.
Jeroen J. G. van Merrienboer (1959) is professor of Learning and Instruction at Maastricht University, The Netherlands, where he is heading the research program of the Graduate School of Health Professions Education (SHE). He has published over 150 scientific articles in the areas of learning and instruction and medical education. Paul A. Kirschner (1951) is professor of Educational Psychology, Program Chair of the Learning and Cognition program and Coordinator of Research at the Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies (CELSTEC) at the Open University of the Netherlands, and Scientific Director of the Netherlands Laboratory for Lifelong Learning (NeLLL).