Handbook of Research on Instructional Systems and Technology (2 Volumes)

Handbook of Research on Instructional Systems and Technology (2 Volumes)

Terry T. Kidd (Texas A&M University, USA) and Holim Song (Texas Southern University, USA)
Release Date: October, 2008|Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 1110
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-865-9
ISBN13: 9781599048659|ISBN10: 1599048655|EISBN13: 9781599048666
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Description & Coverage

The Handbook of Research on Instructional Systems and Technology provides information on the different styles of instructional design methodologies, tips, and strategies on how to use technology to facilitate active learning as well as techniques to help faculty and researchers develop online instructional and teaching materials.

With over 65 chapters contributed by 119 of the world's leading experts in instructional systems, the Handbook of Research on Instructional Systems and Technology enables libraries to provide a foundational reference to meet the information needs of researchers, educators, practitioners, administrators, and all other stakeholders in the context of instructional systems and technology.


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

  • Achieving Classroom Excellence
  • Adaptive Learning Paths
  • Affective Agents in the e-Learning Process
  • Bringing Reality into the Classroom
  • Building a IMS with Ubiquitous Software
  • Challenges Instructors Face
  • Collaboration in Online Courses
  • Computer Application Software Training
  • Computer Games and Language Learning
  • Cross-cultural Adaptation
  • Cybercoaching System
  • Cyberethics
  • Designing Interactive e-Learning Environments
  • Digital Divide
  • Digital Game Based Learning
  • E-Learning Adoption
  • Gaming, Cognitive Style and Feedback
  • Higher order Thinking
  • Individualized Web-based Instructional Design
  • Instructional Design Methodologies
  • Interface Design, Emotions and Multimedia Learning
  • IS Project and Portfolio Management
  • Learning and Study Strategies
  • Learning Object Model
  • Learning Villages Network
  • Planning Effective Multimedia Instruction
  • Portable Education
  • Reading Assessment Strategies
  • Social Psychology and Instructional Technology
  • Student and Faculty Satisfaction with Enterprise CMS
  • Technological Trends in e-Learning
  • The Handheld Hybrid
  • The LOLA Strategy
  • U-Learning
  • Underlying Constructs of Webquests
  • Using Teams and Technology for Effective Instruction
  • Webquest Development
Reviews and Testimonials

With the diverse and comprehensive coverage of multiple perspectives in the field, this authoritative handbook contributes to a better understanding of all topics, research, and discoveries in this evolving significant field of study.

– Terry Kidd, University of Houston-Downtown

If you want all information in one book, this collection is for you. The handbook is well composed, demonstrates the state-of-the-art and shows the education of tomorrow from its technological and instructional side in a multicultural environment. Congratulations on this 'must-have' reference

– Torsten Reiners, University of Hamburg, Germany

Many of the chapters are written by accomplished authors from various countries and related fields. Additionally, each chapter includes ample references and a useful glossary of chapter terms. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates through professionals/practitioners.

– CHOICE, Vol. 45, No. 09 (May 2008)

This timely handbook addresses these issues by providing instructional design methodologies, tips, and strategies on how to use technology to facilitate active learning, as well as techniques to help faculty and researchers develop online instructional and teaching materials.

– APADE (2007)

Overall, this work brings together a broad host of interesting articles on instructional systems and technology. This volume is recommended for academic libraries with a strong interest in instructional technology.

– American Reference Books Annual, Vol. 39

Kidd edited 67 chapters on various aspects and case studies of instructional technology, with chapters on the design and implementation of a variety of systems for e-learning.

– Book News Inc. (2008)

Written from the practitioner's perspective -- and ideal for both novice and experienced computer educators alike -- this text presents practical, effective theory-based strategies for instructional systems and technology.

– Dr. Irene Chen, University of Houston Downtown, USA

These two volumes contain a wealth of useful information of interest to anyone involved in learning online or the systems supporting it; and many of the papers make very interesting reading.

– British Journal of Educational Technology, Vol. 40, No. 3 (2009)
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Editor/Author Biographies
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.

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.
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Editorial Review Board
  • Merrilee Cunningham, University of Houston-Downtown, USA
  • Kirk L. Hagen, University of Houston-Downtown, USA
  • Irene Chen, University of Houston-Downtown, USA
  • Xiaojing Liu, Indiana University, USA
  • Torsten Reiners, University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Emmanuel Blanchard, University of Montreal, Canada
  • Kit Leung, McGilli University, Canada
  • Trina J. Davis, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Shohreh Hashemi, University of Houston-Downtown, USA
  • Katy Greenwood, University of Houston, USA