My general interests are in systems thinking, user-centered design, elearning and knowledge management. All of these can be subsumed under the study of how best to increase human and organizational performance.


Global usability book cover and link
End-User Considerations in Educational Technology Design book cover and link

Selected publications:

Douglas, I. (2012). Medical Critiquing Systems. In R. Magdalena-Benedito, E. Soria-Olivas, J. Martínez, J. Gómez-Sanchis, & A. Serrano-López (Eds.), Medical Applications of Intelligent Data Analysis: Research Advancements (pp. 209-222). Hershey, PA, Information Science Reference.

Douglas, I. (2012). Blitzkrieg education: finding a system for transforming education. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training, 21-23 June 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.

Douglas, I., (2010). Improving the tracking of student participation and effort in online learning. Learning Management System Technologies and Software Solutions for Online Teaching: Tools and Applications, Yefim Kats (ed), IGI Global, 173-186.

Douglas, I., (2010). Organizational needs analysis and knowledge management. Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, 2nd Edition, edited by David G. Swartz, Idea Group, 1290-1297.

Douglas, I., (2009). An object and performance framework for implementation of web-based knowledge sharing technology. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research. 4 (1), 57-71.

Douglas, I. (2008). Knowledge-based systems. Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology (3rd ed.). Edited by J. M. Spector, M. D. Merrill, J. J. G. van Merriënboer, and M. P. Driscoll, 729-759.