Handbook Of Research On Human Performance And Instructional Technology

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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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605667829
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 2/25/2011
  • Pages: 660
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 An Ontological Approach to Online Instructional Design 1

Ch. 2 Constructivist Instructional Design: A Blueprint for Online Course Design 24

Ch. 3 Classroom-in-a-Box: Rethinking Learning Community Classroom Environment Needs within Three-Dimensional Virtual Learning Environments 43

Ch. 4 Three Contexts Methodology: Strategies to Bring Reality to the Classroom 63

Ch. 5 Creating Supportive Multimedia Learning Environments 88

Ch. 6 Using CPS to Promote Active Learning 106

Ch. 7 Wired for Learning - Web 2.0 for Teaching and Learning: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities for Education 119

Ch. 8 Revisit Planning Effective Multimedia Instructions 131

Ch. 9 Applications of Second Life 149

Ch. 10 Using Concept Maps to Enhance Students' Prior Knowledge in Complex Learning 163

Ch. 11 Interface Design, Positive Emotions and Multimedia Learning 182

Ch. 12 Blogging Minds on Web-Based Educational Projects 195

Ch. 13 Language Simulations for Fostering Language Acquisition and Communicative Competence in Adult Second-Language Learners 210

Ch. 14 Amateur Radio in Education 223

Ch. 15 My Experience Tells the Story: Exploring Technology Adoption from a Qualitative Perspective - A Pilot Study 247

Ch. 16 Framing Pedagogy, Diminishing Technology: Teachers Experience of Online Learning Software 263

Ch. 17 Online Studio Design Pedagogy: Community, Personality, Graphic Design, Usability 284

Ch. 18 Using Ontology for Personalized E-Learning in K-12 Education 301

Ch. 19 A Framework for Developing and Implementing u-Learning Models 310

Ch. 20 A Practical Guide to Evaluate Quality of Online Courses 324

Ch. 21 Web Accessibility Essentials forOnline Course Developers 344

Ch. 22 Web Accessibility Policy for Students with Disabilities in U.S. Postsecondary Distance Education 357

Ch. 23 Pulse!!: Designing Medical Learning in Virtual Reality 374

Ch. 24 Multicultural e-Education: Student Learning Style, Culture and Performance 392

Ch. 25 Adaptation-Oriented Culturally-Aware Tutoring Systems: When Adaptive Instructional Technologies Meet Intercultural Education 413

Ch. 26 Asian American Perspectives on Education and Technology 431

Ch. 27 Key Capabilities, Components, and Evolutionary Trends in Corporate E-Learning Systems 446

Ch. 28 Developing a Model for Information Society Competencies Required by Managers in the Information Society 470

Ch. 29 How People Learn with Computer Simulations 485

Ch. 30 The MORE Model for Faculty Development 505

Ch. 31 Object-Oriented Faculty Development: Training Teachers with Learning Objects 517

Ch. 32 Integrated Design of Web-Platform, Offline Supports, and Evaluation System for the Successful Implementation of University 2.0 533

Compilation of References 552

Index 618

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