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Standards Organizations

Learning Environments

ADL Advanced Distributed Learning

AICC Aviation Industry CBT Committee

ALIC Advanced Learning Infrastructure Consortium

EML Netherland's Open University Educational Modeling Language

ISO Information Technology for Learning, Education, and Training

IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee

IMS Global Learning Consortium


CEN/ISSS Europe's Information Society Standardization System

CLEO Customized Learning Experiences Online. Cisco Systems, Click2Learn, IBM Mindspan Solutions, Microsoft, NETg, Carnegie Mellon University, and Open University (UK) in collaboration with ADL SCORM

DCMI Educational efforts to promote widespread acceptance of metadata standards and practices.

ECMA Standardizing Information and Communication Systems

IANA Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

IFETS International Forum of Educational Technology & Society (A subgroup of IEEE Learning Technology Task Force)

LRN Microsoft's ideas

Global Education & Research Sun's ideas

PROMETEUS Building a common approach to E-learning in Europe

W3C World Wide Web Consortium

Professional Organizations

Human Performance Technologies

ASTD American Society for Training and Development

ISPI The International Society for Performance Improvement.

Instructional Systems Design

ARIADNE European research and technology development projects pertaining to the "Telematics for Education and Training"

AECT Association for Educational Communications and Technology

Diffuse The Diffuse Project under the European Commission's Information Society Technologies program

Earli European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction

IBSTPI International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction

ICCE International Consortium for Courseware Engineering

PROACTE Promoting European education and training research and development


Human Performance Technologies

Handbook of Human Performance Technology: Improving Individual and Organizational Performance Worldwide Erica Keeps, Harold D. Stolovitch

Improving Performance: How to Manage the White Space on the Organization Chart Geary A. Rummler, Alan P. Brache

Knowledge Management

Applied Cognitive Task Analysis in Aviation Thomas L. Seamster, Richard E. Redding, George L. Kaempf

Cognitive Science and Instruction Robert Brien, Nick Eastmond

Task Analysis Methods for Instructional Design David H. Jonassen,Wallace H. Hannum,Martin Tessmer

Instructional Design

Handbook of Research for Educational Communications and Technology: A Project of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology David H. Jonnassen

Mastering the Instructional Design Process: A Systematic Approach. William J. Rothwell, H. C. Kazanas

Training Complex Cognitive Skills: A Four-Component Instructional Design Model for Technical Training Jeroen J. B. van Merrienboer

Instructional Strategies

The Conditions of Learning Training Applications Robert Mills Gagne, Karen L. Medsker

Instructional Message Design: Principles from the Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences Malcolm L. Fleming (Editor), W. Howard Levie (Editor)

Visual Communication

Envisioning Information Edward R. Tufte

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information Edward R. Tufte

Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative Edward R. Tufte

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