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Innovative Instructional Design Packages For Promoting Inclusive And Participatory Interactive Learning Experience In Nigeria

Addo, D. E. , Efut, E. N. , Akpo, D. M. , & Egor, O. W.

 Department of Social Science Education (Geography/Environmental Education University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

 Department of Environmental Education, University of Calabar, Calabar.





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This position paper focuses on innovative instructional design packages for inclusive and participatory interactive learning experience in Nigeria. The theoretical backup adopted for inclusive and participatory learning was constructivism which holds that learners construct knowledge through active involvement. The paper x-ray instructional design packages, basic components such as analysis, design and development and evaluation. The characteristic of good instructional designs as highlighted include provision of a clear roadmap, maximizes learners’ enragement, assign the right content at the right time, giving evidence based on methodologies to help the students learn and delivers measurable results. Instructional design models considered appropriate for inclusive and participatory learning process were examined as Addie, Rapid, Gegne’s Nine Event instructions and Isman instructional design models. This models serve as framework for developing modules or lesson that enhances the possibility of learning and encourages the engagement or participation of learners in the classroom. Learning in the cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains becomes specific areas of aptitude, skills and abilities in the learning domain. The study also highlighted the benefit of instructional design packages, this includes Promoting effective, efficient and appealing instruction, Promoting learners’ involvement and motivation among others. The indicators of inclusive and participatory learning, principles and application were discussed. Challenges in the application of instructional design packages for inclusive and participatory learning that one could experience are human resources or training, leaners issues, fund, personality treat, learning style and preference challenges along with remedies. It was concluded that, it is imperative for students to be taught rightly according to principles that will make the learner a better person and the goals of education actualized through method that aim at improving critical thinking skills as innovative instructional designs.  However, there’s no model which can be claimed to be absolutely superior to the others and any one of the models mentioned in the study might be used by instructors for different curricula and subject matters.

Key words: Innovation, Instructional design, Inclusive, Participation and Learning experience

Cite this article
APA 7th Edition

Addo, D. E., Efut, E. N., Akpo, D. M., & Egor, O. W. (2023). Innovative Instructional Design Packages for Promoting Inclusive and Participatory Interactive Learning Experience in Nigeria. Shodh Sari-An International Multidisciplinary Journal, 02(02), 70–87.


MLA 9th Edition

Addo, Doris Elemi, et al. “Innovative Instructional Design Packages for Promoting Inclusive and Participatory Interactive Learning Experience in Nigeria.” Shodh Sari-An International Multidisciplinary Journal, vol. 02, no. 02, Apr. 2023, pp. 70–87.


Chicago Style

Addo, Doris Elemi, Etim Nkanu Efut, David Mbu Akpo, and Oyongo Wilson Egor. “Innovative Instructional Design Packages for Promoting Inclusive and Participatory Interactive Learning Experience in Nigeria.” Shodh Sari-An International Multidisciplinary Journal 02, no. 02 (April 18, 2023): 70–87.

Impact statement

Title: Innovative Instructional Design Packages For Promoting Inclusive And Participatory Interactive Learning Experience In Nigeria

Problem: Education is a systematic series of actions which involve teaching and learning of concepts in the contexts desirable for proper and acceptable integration in the society. Most often, learners are faced with challenges and difficulty in understanding concept due to the nature of the course/ subject coupled with the methods of instruction applied in classroom by teachers (teacher-centered) which stands as a major contributory factor to learners understanding.


Impact: Use of appropriate pedagogies for effective teaching and learning outcome such as innovative instructional design encouraged learner centered method in the classroom which solves students lack of understanding issues. Learners centered promote understanding of concepts to real life situation that helps the student act independently and accommodate everyone regardless of their categories in the domain of learning process mostly linked to inclusive and participatory involvement.

About The Author

Addo, Doris Elemi is a Ph.D. student in Geography /Environmental education unit of Social science education department university of Nigeria Nsukka. She is an environmental activist who has acquired knowledge through training, hand-on experiences, featured in paper presentations and publications. Her interest focuses on pollution and waste management, environmental awareness, conservation and instructional delivery strategies.


Etim Nkanu Efut holds a Ph.D in Geography and Environmental Education. He is a prolific writer and scholar who has attended local and international conferences and publish research works in reputable journals. He is an environmental activist with interest in pollution and waste management, climate change, sustainability of the environment etc. Excellence is his watch word and has no tolerance for corruption. He is married and the marriage is blessed with kids.



Akpo, David Mbu is a Lecturer in Department of environmental education faculty of Arts and Social Science Education University of Calabar. He holds M.Ed, Geography/Environmental Education and B.Ed environmental education respectively. He has up to ten publications both local and international with interest on pollution and waste management, tourism, environmental resources management, Geography and other environmental issues.




EGOR, OYONGO WILSON holds NCE -2004, B. Ed – 2010 & M. Ed – 2023 (in view). He is a Postgraduate student in the department of environmental education, University of Calabar, Faculty of Arts and Social Science Education; His areas of interest are Ecosystem management, Environmental audit and Impact assessment. He has attended conferences such as Annual National Conference of Nigerian Geographical Society – 2008, Annual National Conference of Faculty of Education – 2018.


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