Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology

  • J. Michael Spector
  • M. David Merrill
  • Jan Elen
  • M. J. Bishop

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxv
  2. Foundations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Jeroen J. G. van Merriënboer, Anique B. H. de Bruin
      Pages 21-29
    3. Gary R. Morrison, Steven M. Ross
      Pages 31-38
    4. Wellesley R. Foshay, Steven W. Villachica, Donald A. Stepich
      Pages 39-49
    5. Pavlo D. Antonenko, Tamara van Gog, Fred Paas
      Pages 51-63
    6. ChanMin Kim, Reinhard Pekrun
      Pages 65-75
    7. Robert Maribe Branch, Theodore J. Kopcha
      Pages 77-87
    8. Scott Joseph Warren, Jennifer Lee, Anjum Najmi
      Pages 89-99
    9. Matthew J. Koehler, Punya Mishra, Kristen Kereluik, Tae Seob Shin, Charles R. Graham
      Pages 101-111
    10. Stephanie L. Moore, James B. Ellsworth
      Pages 113-127
  3. Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-130
    2. Susan McKenney, Thomas C. Reeves
      Pages 131-140
    3. Rita C. Richey, James D. Klein
      Pages 141-150
    4. Meghan McGlinn Manfra, Daniel Kelvin Bullock
      Pages 161-172
    5. Marcia A. Mardis, Ellen S. Hoffman, Peter J. Rich
      Pages 173-193
    6. J. Michael Spector
      Pages 195-201
    7. Gerald A. Knezek, Rhonda Christensen
      Pages 203-220

About this book


 Now in its fourth edition, the Handbook has become synonymous with excellence in providing cutting edge research on educational communications and technology to the information and communication technology community. This Handbook is written for researchers in educational communication and technology, professors of instructional design and instructional technology as well as professionals working in the fields of ICT, Learning Sciences, Educational Technology, IT, and ID. In addition, it has been and will continue to be an invaluable reference for academic and professional libraries.

 Under the sponsorship of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), an international cadre of authors has been assembled representing the absolute best in the field. Expanded from 56 to 74 chapters, topics covered range from methodology, instructional strategies, assessment, design models, implementation and technology integration. A full 15 chapters are devoted to examining the future of the field, including robust discussions of new and emerging technologies and the fostering of ICT research in the developing world.  This completely expanded and updated Handbook will become an indispensible addition to the field; anyone with an interest in the field of educational communications and technology will find their library enriched for including it.


Educational technology research Infomation and communications technology Model-based learning Motivational models for learning and instruction Personalized learning Research on ICT

Editors and affiliations

  • J. Michael Spector
    • 1
  • M. David Merrill
    • 2
  • Jan Elen
    • 3
  • M. J. Bishop
    • 4
  1. 1., Department of Learning Technologies, CUniversity of North TexasDentonUSA
  2. 2.St. GeorgeUSA
  3. 3., Centr. Instructiepsychol.&-technologieK.U. LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  4. 4.BethlehemUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3185-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-3184-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-3185-5
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