Research

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.

Books:

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.