Note: this page, and the technologies it links to, will be updated in the near future -- some of the technologies are now outdated! 

An instructional challenge is a difficulty, obstacle, or bottleneck that hinders students as they attempt to achieve a specific learning outcome or cluster of learning outcomes. A template for identifying solutions to instructional challenges (PDF) is available.

A number of common instructional challenges are listed below. If you view a given section, one or more educational technlogies will be listed along with an explanation of how it can help to solve that particular instructional challenge.