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Quality Instruction

Building and Evaluating Computer-Delivered Courseware

by Robert T. Hays, Ph.D.

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Publisher: Universal-Publishers
Pub date: 2008
Pages: 326
ISBN-10: 1599429985
ISBN-13: 9781599429984
Categories: PsychologyPsychologyEducation


This book provides a theoretically- and empirically-based method to evaluate the instructional quality of computer-delivered courseware. The book is intended to help instructional developers, instructional procurement officials, instructors, and other individuals responsible for ensuring that the resources invested in courseware result in the highest instructional quality. The method can be applied throughout the instructional systems development process, from earliest requirements analysis to the delivery and implementation of the computer-delivered courseware.

About the Author

Robert T. Hays, Ph.D., received his doctorate in General Experimental Psychology in 1979 from Virginia Commonwealth University. His book, The Science of Learning, presented the theoretical and empirical foundations for this book. He has conducted basic and applied research in learning processes, instructional effectiveness evaluations, and human performance improvement. Two of his many research efforts are: the first portable electronic performance aid and the Navy's first virtual environment training system. He has published extensively and taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels.