Feldon, D. F., Warren, S., & Rates, C. (2015). Cognitive task analysis. In J. M. Spector (Ed.), SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology (pp. 118-122). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. This brief encyclopedia entry offers another summary of a task analysis for cognitive skills.
Ten Key Assumptions
Rothwell, W. J., Kazanas, H. C., Benscoter, B., King, M., & King, S. B. (2016). Mastering the instructional design process: A systematic approach (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons. Examine the ten key assumptions in Exhibit 1.1 on Page 4. These assumptions relate to ID and ID competencies.
Brown, A. H., & Green, T. D. (2015). The essentials of instructional design: Connecting fundamental principles with process and practice (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. Read Chapter 4: Needs Analysis (pp. 41-58) and pay particular attention to Figure 3.1, which is a flow chart for conducting a needs analysis for a performance problem.
Jonassen, D. H., Tessmer, M., & Hannum, W. H. (1998). Task
analysis methods for instructional design. Mahwah, NJ: Routledge. While this book is older, it is a seminal text on task analysis methods for instructional design. Read Chapter 1: What is task analysis? for an overview that may assist you in analyzing your task in this week's assignment.