Presenting a comprehensive view of the field, this award-winning overview of educational technology discusses such topics as instructional design and systems, computer applications in education and training, research and evaluation in instructional technology, future prospects for instructional technology, and professional development.
The only book to present a comprehensive view of the field, this award-winning overview of educational technology has been updated to cover current issues and trends. Contributors discuss instructional design and systems, computer applications in education and training, research and evaluation in instructional technology, future prospects for instructional technology, and professional development. New to this edition are chapters that address such current topics as educational and instructional systems development, post-modernism and instructional technology, interactive technologies, the Internet and higher education, qualitative research, and instructional technology and attitude change.
Preface Contributors Part 1: The Field: History and Overview Chapter 1: Education Technlogy: A Question of Meaning Chapter 2: A Brief History of Instructional Development Part 2: Critical Issues Chapter 3: Educational Technology in the 1990s Chapter 4: Trends in Educational Technology 1991 Chapter 5: The Proper Study of Instructional Technology Chapter 6: Educational Systems Development and Its Relationship to ISD Chapter 7: Instructional Technology and Unforeseen Value Conflicts: Toward a Critique Chapter 8: Theory into Practice: How Do We Link? Chapter 9: Six Postmodernisms in Search of an Author Chapter 10: Issues in Emerging Interactive Technologies Part 3: Instructional Development Chapter 11: Instructional Systems Design: Five Views of the Field Chapter 12: Instructional Plans and Situated Learning: The Challenge of Suchman's Theory of Situated Action for Instructional Designers and Instructional Systems Chapter 13: A Comparative Analysis of Models of Instructional Design Chapter 14: Needs Analysis Chapter 15: Analysis of Task Analysis Procedures Chapter 16: Applications of Research to the Design of Computer-Based Instruction Chapter 17: Message Design: Issues and Trends Chapter 18: "Flawless" Consulting for the External Consultant Chapter 19: "Murphy's Law Strikes Again and Again and Again and..." Chapter 20: The School Library Media Specialist's Role in Instructional Design: Past, Present, and Future Part 4: State of the Art, Applications, and Future Prospects Chapter 21: Instructional Technology and Public Education in the United States: The Next Decade Chapter 22: The Internet in Higher Education Chapter 23: Applications of Educational Technology: The International Perspective Chapter 24: Diffusion and Adoption of Instructional Technology Chapter 25: Distance Education in the Next Decade Chapter 26: The State of the Art of Instructional Television Chapter 27: Instructional Media Production Part 5: Research and Evaluation Chapter 28: The Status and Future of Reserach in Instructional Design and Technology Revised Chapter 29: Paradigms for Research in Instructional Systems Chapter 30: Qualitative Research - A Chase for Case Studies Chapter 31: Inquiry in Instructional Design and Technology: Getting Started Chapter 32: Research on Instructional Media, 1978-1988 Chapter 33: Instructional Technology and Attitude Change Chapter 34: What We Know (and What We Don't Know) About Training of Cognitive Strategies for Technical Problem-Solving Chapter 35: Evaluation: A General View Part 6: Certification and Professional Development Chapter 36: Professional Competencies and Certification in the Instructional Technology Field Chapter 37: Employment Profiles and Compensation for Educational Technologies, 1983-1986 Chapter 38: Professional Publications and Organizations in Instructional Technology and Related Fields Index