Appropriate practice refers to the use of skills and knowledge that
the student will require when performing and supporting the
objective. For students, this will include selecting control settings,
analyzing situations, making decisions, and taking corrective
actions. The following items are benefits of appropriate practice:
Practice provides an opportunity to use skills and knowledge
prior to testing.
Practice items provide a source of dynamic interaction that is
not possible in other media.
By performing, the student can see where more practice is
Practice exercises are accompanied by help and remediation
Practice quizzes usually suspend the help function but provide
the option of remediation upon completion.
When developing practice opportunities for the student, the
instructional designer should consider HOW the student will be
interacting with the computer while engaged in ICW practice
sessions. One facet of that interaction is understanding Input