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TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning

2004 Volume 48, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Performance Improvement Competencies for Instructional Technologists

    James D. Klein & Eric J. Fox

    The field of instructional design and technology (IDT) evolved during the 1990s to include theories and practices of performance improvement. Some authors have indicated that the goal of our field ... More

    pp. 22-26

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  2. Performance Support for Performance Analysis

    Scott Schaffer & Ian Douglas

    Over the past several years, there has been a shift in emphasis in many business, industry, government and military training organizations toward human performance technology or HPT (Rossett, 2002;... More

    pp. 34-39

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  3. The Web Resource Collaboration Center

    Joanna C. Dunlap

    The Web Resource Collaboration Center (WRCC) is a web-based tool developed to help software engineers build their own web-based learning and performance support systems. Designed using various... More

    pp. 40-46

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  4. The Challenges of Knowledge Management to Human Performance Technology

    Michael A. Evans

    Over the past year the author has conducted user, task and context analyses as part of a larger project to develop a knowledge management (KM) system for the U.S. Navy. In this piece he shares that... More

    pp. 48-52

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  5. A Performance Support Tool for Cisco Training Program Managers

    Angela D. Benson, Jashoda Bothra & Priya Sharma

    Performance support systems can play an important role in corporations by managing and allowing distribution of information more easily. These systems run the gamut from simple paper job aids to... More

    pp. 54-59

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  6. Web-Based Training Design for Human Resources Topics: A Case Study

    Patricia Yee Hsieh

    Human resources (HR) departments are often responsible for providing employee and supervisory training in soft skill areas-such as performance management-and in compliance with HR-related laws,... More

    pp. 60-68

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  7. A Cornucopia of Problems: The Importance of Speculative Thought and Imagination

    Jan Visser, Muriel Visser & Ron Burnett

    Science is among the most grandiose, the most magnificent playgrounds one can imagine. One can play with innumerable objects, turn them into composite objects, play with rules, combine rules in... More

    pp. 70-72

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