Handbook of Research on Human Performance and Instructional Technology

Handbook of Research on Human Performance and Instructional Technology

Holim Song (Texas Southern University, USA) and Terry T. Kidd (Texas A&M University, USA)
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Release Date: October, 2009|Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 658
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-782-9
ISBN13: 9781605667829|ISBN10: 160566782X|EISBN13: 9781605667836
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Description:

Not only have educators and trainers alike begun to harness the power of instructional technology and human performance techniques, but now businesses and industries have incorporated these technologies for training development and performance improvement.

The Handbook of Research on Human Performance and Instructional Technology provides theoretical understanding of the essential link between education, training development, organization development, performance improvement, and instructional technology. An innovative publication useful to worldwide businesses, industry, schools, and higher academic institutions, this Handbook of Research is instrumental in providing the latest knowledge related to instructional technology and human performance in order to meet the needs and challenges of tomorrow.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Concept maps to enhance learning
  • Constructivist instructional design
  • E-Learning
  • Human Performance Technology
  • Instructional technology applications
  • Language simulations
  • Learning design foundations
  • Multimedia learning environments
  • Online instructional design
  • Sociocultural aspects of instructional technology
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This book addresses the connection between human performance and instructional technology with teaching and learning, but more importantly learning and development. Using sound instructional and learning design principles, innovative ideas for instructional technology applications, e-Learning, the socio-cultural aspect of instructional technology and human performance, the authors in this book guide the reader from focusing on the technology as a tool, to focusing on instructional technology as a change agent – changing the way we look at learning.

– Holim Song, Texas Southern University, USA
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Holim Song is an assistant professor of instructional technology at Texas Southern University (Houston, Texas). His research interests include designing and sequencing of online interactions, instructional strategies for Web-based instruction, the impact of multimedia in online education, and designing and integrating multimedia learning objects to enhance instructional quality of face to face learning environments. Dr. Song has a wide range of expertise in education. He completed the MEd degree in second language education and the EdD in instructional technology from the University of Houston.
Terry T. Kidd received his doctoral education training from the Texas A&M University and has previous graduate training in information systems, human resources development, and instructional technology. Kidd has presented at international conferences on designing technology rich learning environments, technology adoption and diffusion, and issues dealing with faculty and staff development. His research interests include e-learning and ICT innovation and its diffusion within an educational and community context to support teaching, learning, and human capital development. Kidd is an experienced educator, consultant, and researcher in the field. He is the editor of the Handbook of Research on Instructional Systems Technology; the Handbook of Research on Technology Project Management, Planning, and Operations; Social Information Technology: Connecting Society and Cultural Issues; and Wired for Learning: An Educators Guide to Web 2.0.
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