Instructional Design Video Series

*Note – The textbook for this video series, which contains a lot more detail, is now available on or as a FREE PDF on my website.


Instructional Design Process:

Project Management:


Cite these videos:

Pastore, R. (year video was made). Title of video. Instructional Design Video Series. Retrieved from


*There are too many to list as everything I know has been learned from countless books, articles, researchers, practitioners, websites, blogs, etc. But here are some of the main ones that I use most often:

  • Anderson, J.R. (1976). Language, memory, and thought. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.
  • Baddeley, A.D. (1986). Working memory. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • Dick, W., Carey, L. (2000). The Systematic Design of Instruction. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, and Company.
  • Dwyer, F. M. (1978). Strategies for improving visual learning. State College, PA: Learning Sources.
  • Gagné, R. M. (1985). The conditions of learning (4th ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.
  • Gagné, R.M. & Driscoll, M.P. (1988). Essentials of learning for instruction (2nd.ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, Inc.
  • Morrison, G. R., Ross, S. M., & Kemp, J. E. (2001). Designing effective instruction, 3rd ed. New York: John Wiley.
  • Mayer, R. E. (2005). The cambridge handbook of multimedia learning. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Smith, P. L., & Ragan, T. J. (2004). Instructional Design (Third ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • ISD Handbook –