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Cotter, 2001 – "The following components [are] clearly in evidence [for a good lesson]: introduction and anticipatory set, clear instructional objective, substantive content, modeling of desired outcomes, check for student understanding, guided analogous practice, independent practice, and closure."
As you develop a course, a lesson or a learning activity, you have to determine what you want the students to learn and how you will know that they learned. Learning objectives, also called behavioral objectives and instructional objectives, are a requirements for high-quality course development.
García-Barbosa & Mascazine, 2002 – "The use of media is determined by an instructor's objectives. Researchers have found that the use of media can motivate students to learn."
Jasinski, 1998 – The value of any technology for education is proportional to the need for that technology to realize educational objectives."