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Chapter 6  Click on the diamonds to expand the chapter.  There are multiple levels.
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Emerging trends in HPT and enablers and barriers
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References (click diamond for more detail)
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Brandenburg, D. C. & Binder, C. V. (1999). emerging trends in human performance technology. In H. D. Stolovich & E. J. Keeps (Eds.), Handbook of human performance technology (2 ed., pp. 843 866).  San Francisco ,  CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer.

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Winer, L. R., Rushby, N. & Vzquez-Abad, J. (1999). Emerging trends in instructional interventions. In H. D. Stolovich & E. J. Keeps (Eds.), Handbook of human performance technology (2 ed., pp. 867 894).  San Francisco ,  CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer.

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Foshay, W. R., Moller, L., Schwen, T. M., Kalman, H. K. & Haney, D. S. (1999). Research in human performance technology. In H. D. Stolovich & E. J. Keeps (Eds.), Handbook of human performance technology (2 ed., pp. 895 915).  San Francisco ,  CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer.

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Rojas, A. M. & Zintel, D. E. (1999). Practicing human perfromance technology in a global business environment. In H. D. Stolovich & E. J. Keeps (Eds.), Handbook of human performance technology (2 ed., pp. 916 935).  San Francisco ,  CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer.

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Gayeski, D. M. (1999). Frontiers for human performance technology in contemporary organizations. In H. D. Stolovich & E. J. Keeps (Eds.), Handbook of human performance technology (2 ed., pp. 936 949).  San Francisco ,  CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer.

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trends that will effect human performance interventions
computers & telecommunication will be omnipresent
big companies will not exist
lines between work, workplace, home, family & leisure will blur
more worldwide competitiveness
boundaryless companies
global economies will require globally thinking leaders
true worldwide telecommuting
increase percentage of the workforce will be "free agents"
new investment opportunities

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merging of learning and work
JIT training
virtual colleges
knowledge management

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emerging trends in instructional interventions
distance learning
audio-video conferencing
reusable content objects
computer mediated conferencing
virtual classes
intranets & extranets
learner centered training
EPSS
communities of practice
collaborative learning
constructivistic approach
considering affect and motivation

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Enablers
learning while training
virtual organizations
globalization 

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Barriers
Return on Investment (ROI) focused
from "hands" (manual) to problem solving (mental)
HPT involved with middle level managers who lack authority or incentives to engage in long-term multidisciplinary interventions 
Not trained in techniques of negotiation and consultation 
lack of identity 
lack of common language  and set of practices based on identified theory
English as the de facto common language
cultural issues