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AM Last Page: Robert Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction, Revisited

Al-Eraky, Mohamed M. MBBCh, MSc, MMEd

doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e318250e01d
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In 1965, Robert Gagné published The Conditions of Learning, which identified the mental conditions for learning. These were based on the information processing model of the mental events that occur when adults are presented with various stimuli.1

A lecturer of medical education, University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

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1. Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction. Available at:’s_Nine_Events.pdf. Accessed January 6, 2012.
2. Driscoll M.. Psychology of Learning for Instruction, 2nd edition. 2000 New York Allyn & Bacon
3. Gagné RM, Briggs LJ, Wager WW. Principles of Instructional Design, 4th edition. 1992 Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers
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