Why Study Human Performance Technology?

Dr. Joel Gardner
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
A group of people forming an upward arrow

Many instructional design programs, including Franklin’s master of Instructional Design and Learning Technology, include a course on Human Performance Technology (HPT). However, very often, when I work with students or instructional designers who are learning about HPT, they fail to see the connection between instructional design and HPT.  In this video, I explain my perspective on why HPT is critical for learning professionals, including instructional designers.

If you would like to learn more about human performance technology, I recommend the following introductory resources:

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Instructional Design

About the Author

Joel Gardner, Ph.D.

Dr. Gardner is currently an instructional designer and department chair for the International Institute for Innovative Instruction at Franklin University.