The Human Performance Technology

Education has always been an integral part of each persons life. Modern technology has proven that it is also significant. Nowadays, both are incorporated with one another to come with what people call Instructional Technology. It is simply a modern way of teaching application used either in a traditional classroom or Internet-based distant learning.

Despite the fact that this type of teaching has been proven effective, some schools and faculty members are hesitant to apply this. It is reasonable that they feel this way because of fear that eventually students and education in itself will not be in need of human instructors.

The government, on the other hand, believed that there will always be a constant demand for human instructors even with the presence of modern technology because they will be the one administering the said application. In fact, many become experts in designing instructional programs for learning.

Teachers with skills like this are hired by universities for the main responsibilities of designing learning materials for online education. These online learning packages developed are used for internet interaction between students and teachers.

HPT or the Human Performance Technology is an example of instructional technology developed recently. This program focuses more on the performance problem faced by each individual and how to overcome it. No doubt, most corporations housing many employees are using this teach their employees on how to improve their performance level. It certainly benefits not only the employee but the business as a whole.

Traditionally, learning happens when teacher educate the student. Students sit there and listen. Today’s modern technology made it possible for learning to be more effective and advanced with constant interactions between student and teachers.

According to the philosophical view by Moore in 1989, there are three basic learning interaction that happens; learner to instructor, learner to content and learner to learner instructions.

Modern technology has made significant advancement to learning and the most effective to do this is through the learner to the content interaction.… Read the rest

Why Laptop Technology is Good For Everyone

Laptops today are much  better than those in the past. Sure laptops are not that cheap but they are becoming more available and more affordable as they continue to introduce new and improved laptops.

The computers today are much faster than the ones that first came out. Not only that, but it seems like they are inventing new technology to add to these computers every day. It seems like even the new computers of last week might be out of date by already today. The rate at which we are expanding are technological horizons with computers is amazing to say the least.

Today, the latest thing to hit the market is the new notebook touch screen technology. So, if you want to keep up with this ever expanding market, you may need to be buying and selling your laptop almost every year or two.

Trying to stay tuned with all of these new technological break throughs is tough to say the least. It’s a real trick to find all of the compatible graphic cards, memory storages, and software to fit all of your needs the first time let alone having to do this every two years. The advances in laptops today have literally doubled in scope. Not only are things more compatible, but now you have the opportunity to buy dual processors, dual cores, and even dual screens!

So what exactly does all this mean for someone looking to buy a laptop? Well, really it means that laptops will be available almost everywhere and should be affordable for almost everyone. Some people just absolutely have to upgrade every time they have the chance, and that means that their perfectly fine working used laptop is going to be going on sale. Consumers in the market for laptops can usually find some steal of a deal bargains on used laptops. Look into the classifieds in your local newspaper just to see what they have locally. If you can’t find anything there, there is more than enough going around for sale on the internet.

Do a brief search for used laptops on your favorite search engine or go strictly to used dealer merchants like eBay, Craigs List, and Amazon. There you will find plenty of different laptops all up for bid and from buyers that are willing to give up their old computers for dirt cheap. Be real careful about what you buy before you hand over any money. If you aren’t sure, don’t be afraid to ask the seller as many questions as you’d like so you know what you are getting.… Read the rest