Rapid Prototyping, an example of a postmodernist approach, can be summarized as:
- Final product is developed through the creation of a number of prototypes.
- Each prototype is evaluated by some experts and end users.
- Each successive prototype is more like the final product.
(Brown, A. & Green, T.D., (2006). The Essentials of Instructional Design: Connecting Fundamental Principles with Process and Practice. Pearson, Merrill/Prentice Hall.)
An illustration of the model can be found in this link: Rapid Prototyping as an instructional design
Tripp, S. D., & Bichelmeyer, B. (1990). Rapid protoyping: An alternative instructional design strategy. Educational Technology, Research and Development, 38(1), 31-44.
Wilson, B. G., Jonassen, D. H., & Cole, P. (1993). Cognitive approaches to instructional design. In G. M. Piskurich (Ed.), The ASTD handbook of instructional technology (pp. 21.1-21.22). New York: McGraw-Hill.