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Perform a Task Analysis Select Instructional Models / Theories to Develop Instructional Prototypes Conduct Evaluation of Instructional Program Support Instructional Models with Instructional Strategies and Tactics Develop Learner Outcomes / Performance Objectives Perform a Front End Analysis Identify Media to Deliver the Instructional Program Identify Media to Deliver the Instructional Program