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Secondary Research Interest:
University of South Florida, College of Education
Primary Research Interest: Uses of Internet to develop qualities
of resiliency, insightfulness, thoughtfulness, and resourcefulness in at-risk
Secondary Research Interest: Uses of Int ernet in teacher education
Roy M. Bohlin
California State University
Primary Research Interest: The interaction of instruction with
learners' affective variables, such as anxiety, confidence, attitudes,
Secondary Research Interest: The effects of constructivist teaching
environments and appropriate ways to design these environments.
Reference #1: Martin, B. L. & Briggs, L. J., (1986). The
Affective and Cognitive Domains: Integration for Instruction and Research.
Englewoods Cliffs, N.J.: Educational Technology Publications..
Reference #2: Brooks, J. G. & Brooks, M. G. (1993). In
search of understanding: The case for constructivist classrooms. Alexander,
VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Penn State Harrisburg
Primary Research Interest: Training Technologies
Secondary Research Interests: Culture of Corporate Learning
Reference #1: Pagels, H. R. (1988). The dreams of reason:
The computer and the rise of the sciences of complexity. New York:
Simon and Schuster.
Reference #2: Lave, J. (1988). Cognition in practice: Mind,
mathematics and culture in everyday life. New York: Cambridge Press.
Stephen W. Harmon
The University of Houston-Clear Lake
Primary Research Interest: Hypermedia and Learning
Secondary Research Interests: Systemic Change / Performance
Reference #1: Rieber, L. (1994). Computers, Graphics &
Learning. Madison,Wisconson: Brown & Benchmark.
Reference #2: Patton, M.Q. (1980). Qualitative Evaluation
Methods. BeverlyHills, CA: Sage Publications
Marshall G. Jones, Ed.D.
Northern Illinois University
Primary Research Interest: User Interface Design for Learning
and Performance Environments
Secondary Research Interests:The design and development of constructivistlearning
Reference #1: Laurel, B. (1991). Computers as theatre.
Menlo Park, CA:Addison Wesley.
Reference #2: Laurel, B., Oren, T., & Don, A. (1992). Issues
inmultimedia design: Media integration and interface agents. In M. M.Blattner
& R. B. Dannenberg (Eds.), Multimedia interface design. (pp.53-64).
Mark J. Lacy
Utah State University
Primary Research Interest: The design and development of software
tools that can be used to automate the building of computer-based instruction
Secondary Research Interests: Resear ch on effective instructional
strategies for use within instructional transaction shells
Reference #1: Merrill, M. D (1994). Instructional design
theory. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Educational Technology Publications.
Reference #2: Laurillard, D. (1994) Rethinking university
teaching. London and New York, N.Y., Routledge
Robert "Bob" Marousky
College of Education, Department of Behavioral Study and Educational
Technology (BSET), University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
Phone: (334) 380-2861
Primary Research Interest: Visual Literacy relating to the use
of Graphic Representations (Pictures, Illustrations, icon, etc.) for Instructional
Message Design on the Printed Page with special emphasis on the affective
(teaching of attitudes) domain.
Secondary Research Interest: Practical use of the computer in
the educational setting.
The University of Iowa
Primary Research Interest: Design of experiential learning environments.
Secondary Research Interest: Above applied to the education
of instructional designers.
Reference #1: Hannafin, M.J. (1992). Emerging technologies,
ISD, and learning environments: critical perspectives. Educational Technology
Research and Development, 40(2), 49-63.
Reference #2: Schon, D.A. (1987). Educating the reflective
practitioner. Jossey-Bass: San Fransisco.
The University of Alabama
Primary Interest: Understanding the social context of instructional
design and product adoption.
Reference #1:Rogers, E. M. (1983). Diffusion of innovations.
(3rd ed.). New York: The Free Press.
Reference #2:Segal, H. P. (1994) Futu re imperfect: The mixed
blessings of technology in America. Amherst: The University of Massachusetts
Paul G. VanLandingham, Ed.D
Johnson and Wales University
Primary Research Interest: Use of Distance Educational Technology
to deliver career and vocational education
Secondary Research Interest: Developing Institutional Technology
Plans for the future with an emphasis on upgrading pre-existing systems.
NOTE: Currently working on evaluating the needs of Johnson and Wales
University in the area of administrative and educational technology. Have
published a paper called "A Plan For The Use of Distance Education delivery
Systems to Link Culinary Programs at Johnson and Wales".Have a paper
which is going to be published in an upcoming AVA Journal called: "Culinary
Education: A Virtual Reality". Most of my research deals with using technology
to deliver vocational and career education.
Brian S. Wils on
Primary Research Interest: Using multimedia to augment instructor-led
Secondary Research Interest: Minimalist documentation design
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