Badrul Khan

Dr. Badrul H. Khan, is a world-renowned educator, author, speaker, and consultant in the field of distance education. He has17 years of experience in developing and managing distance education programs. Professor Khan has the credit of first coining the phrase Web-based instruction and popularizing the concept through his 1997 best-selling Web-Based Instruction book which paved the way for the new field of e-learning. His Managing E-Learning book translated into 14 languages. He contributed to the development of US virtual education policies organized by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Naval Postgraduate School, the National Educational Technology Plan by the US Department of Education and the Review of Joint Professional Military Education organized by the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He served as contributing and consulting editor of nine prestigious international learning journals & magazines. He is a past president of the International Division of the Association for Educational and Communication Technology (AECT). He authored and coauthored 11 books/manuals and over 100 papers in the field of e-learning and distance learning. He delivered keynote speeches in more than 50 international e-learning and distance learning conferences. He is the founder of McWeadon Education (a professional development institution). He previously served as the founding Director of the Educational Technology Leadership (ETL) graduate cohort program at The George Washington University, the founding Director of the Educational Technology (ET) graduate program at the University of Texas, Brownsville and an Instructional Designer and Evaluation Specialist in the School of Medicine at Indiana University, Indianapolis. Dr. Khan has served as a consultant to distance education, learning development and human resource development projects at: (a) the World Bank, (b) the US Federal Government, (c) the Asian Development Bank, and (d) various academic institutions and corporations in the U.S. and throughout the world. For more info, please visit his personal Website: http://BadrulKhan.com/

Publications

User Interface Design for Virtual Environments: Challenges and Advances
Badrul Khan. © 2012. 375 pages.
The design of various virtual environments should be based on the needs of a diverse population of users around the globe. Interface design should be user centric and should...
Virtual Learning Environments: Design Factors and Issues
Badrul Khan. © 2012. 15 pages.
In the information digital society, the advancement of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) has created a broadened scope of sharing innovations globally by digital...
Flexible Learning in an Information Society
Badrul H. Khan. © 2007. 374 pages.
The information age has brought about many ways for educators to help their students learn, creating an atmosphere where the learners desire flexibility in the way they learn....
Flexible Learning in an Open and Distributed Environment
Badrul H. Khan. © 2007. 17 pages.
Advances in information technology, coupled with changes in society, have had a tremendous impact on our educational and training systems. Participants in this educational and...
Obstacles Encountered by Learners, Instructors, Technical Support, and Librarians
Badrul H. Khan, Laura J. Cataldo, Ruth Bennet, Salvatore Paratore. © 2007. 14 pages.
To create a successful flexible learning system, one with a flexible learning environment where learning is actively fostered and supported, a systematic process of planning...
A Program Satisfaction Survey Instrument for Online Students
Badrul H. Khan, Henry L. Smith. © 2007. 18 pages.
With the advent of the Internet and online learning methodologies and technologies, online learning is becoming more and more accepted. Institutions are investing heavily in the...
E-Learning QUICK Checklist
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 220 pages.
E-Learning QUICK Checklist walks readers through the various factors important to developing, evaluating and implementing an open, flexible and distributed learning environment....
Managing E-Learning Strategies: Design, Delivery, Implementation and Evaluation
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 424 pages.
Managing E-Learning Strategies: Design, Delivery, Implementation and Evaluation provides readers with a broad understanding of the emerging field of e-learning and also advises...
Institutional
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 48 pages.
The purpose of the E-Learning Quick Checklist book is to walk you through the various factors (encompassing these eight dimensions) important to developing, evaluating, and...
Management
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 22 pages.
The purpose of the E-Learning Quick Checklist book is to walk you through the various factors (encompassing these eight dimensions) important to developing, evaluating, and...
Technological
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 15 pages.
The purpose of the E-Learning Quick Checklist book is to walk you through the various factors (encompassing these eight dimensions) important to developing, evaluating, and...
Pedagogical
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 60 pages.
The purpose of the E-Learning Quick Checklist book is to walk you through the various factors (encompassing these eight dimensions) important to developing, evaluating, and...
Ethical
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 11 pages.
The purpose of the E-Learning Quick Checklist book is to walk you through the various factors (encompassing these eight dimensions) important to developing, evaluating, and...
Interface Design
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 16 pages.
The purpose of the E-Learning Quick Checklist book is to walk you through the various factors (encompassing these eight dimensions) important to developing, evaluating, and...
Resource Support
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 16 pages.
The purpose of the E-Learning Quick Checklist book is to walk you through the various factors (encompassing these eight dimensions) important to developing, evaluating, and...
Evaluation
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 25 pages.
The purpose of the E-Learning Quick Checklist book is to walk you through the various factors (encompassing these eight dimensions) important to developing, evaluating, and...
Introduction
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 22 pages.
Advances in information technology, coupled with the changes in society, are creating new paradigms for education and training. These massive changes have tremendous impact on...
Institutional Issues
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 81 pages.
Institutions should develop comprehensive strategic and business plans for successful e-learning initiatives. Political factors often have significant impact upon the success of...
Management Issues
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 50 pages.
Management of e-learning refers to managing various stages of e-learning processes including; planning, design, production, evaluation, delivery, and maintenance. Simply put...
Technological Issues
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 27 pages.
An e-learning environment is built on digital infrastructure. Boettcher and Kumar (2000) noted that, as with our physical infrastructure, this digital infrastructure needs to be...
Pedagogical Issues
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 112 pages.
The pedagogical dimension of e-learning encompasses a large set of issues relating to teaching and learning: content analysis, audience analysis, goal analysis, media analysis...
Ethical Issues
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 32 pages.
Ethical considerations of e-learning relate to social and political influence, cultural diversity, bias, geographical diversity, learner diversity, digital divide, etiquette, and...
Interface Design Issues
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 27 pages.
Interface design refers to the overall look and feel of an e-learning program (Hall, 1997). User interface design is the creation of a seamless integration of content and its...
Resource Support Issues
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 27 pages.
Resource support dimension of open, flexible, and distributed learning environment examines the online support and resources required to foster meaningful learning environments....
Evaluation Issues
Badrul Khan. © 2005. 40 pages.
Evaluation in e-learning should focus on the people, processes, and products of e-learning. Evaluation issues of e-learning should consider how e-learning and blended learning...