Instructional Technology 101

What is Instructional Technology?
Instructional technology is the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management, and evaluation of processes and resources for learning.
- Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Definitions and Terminology Committee

Instructional technology at William Paterson University consists of three major parts: pedagogy, instructional design and technology.

Professional Organizations:

  • Association for Educational, Communications, and Technology (AECT)
  • International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI)
  • American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
  • Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Society for Applied Learning Technology (SALT)
  • Consortium on School Networking (CoSN)