University of South Alabama
United States of America - Mobile
Instructional Design doctoral student interested in Human-Centered Design and Openness. Also a family man. Twitter: @fredwbaker Web: www.fredwbaker.com
Areas of interest
- Instructional Design
- Human-Centered Design
- Open Education
University of South Alabama2002-Present
- Open Participatory Engagement Network (OPEN): An Instructional Design Meta-Framework for Creating Participatory Networked Learning Environments
- Content analysis of articles published in open access and traditional access educational technology journals
- VARK Analysis and Recommendations for Educators
- Faculty Enthusiasm Toward Compulsory Participation in an Institutional Open Educational Resources Repository
- Media in Learning: A Debate and a Transition
- Open Education Designs: A Taxonomy for Differentiating and Classifying Open Learning Environments
- The Role of Micro Communities in Educational Research
- SOMA HUD: A virtual application of an Advance Organizer
- Developing a Conceptual Framework for Motivation of Professional Educators According to Content and Process Theories
- Unshackling Future Minds: How including openness in teacher education can avoid insurrection and usher in a new era of collaboration
Fred Baker is an ABD doctoral candidate in the Instructional Design & Development program at the University of South Alabama. He edits the TrendSetters column for AECTs TechTrends Journal, and is involved with teaching classes in instructional design, performance technology, educational psychology, and educational research. He also maintains web and social media presence for the College of Education.
He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the Mitchell College of Business, and has advanced training in mediation and alternative dispute resolution.
His research and consulting interests focus on using Human-Centered Design to increase performance and improve organizational culture. He has several peer reviewed publications, and has presented research at numerous conferences.
His hobbies include reading, design, cycling, healthy living, and exploring life with his family. He resides in Mobile, AL with his wife and three awesome children.