HFES is pleased to announce the release of Readings in Training and Simulation, Volume 2: Research Articles from 2000 to 2014, edited by Dee H. Andrews and Scotty D. Craig. The edition of this popular collection - Volume 1, published in 2001, covered 30 years of research - is in e-book format for use on the iPad, Kindle, and other devices.
Volume 2 contains 54 articles reprinted from Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making. The articles are arranged by topic with introductory comments for each section:
- Training Methods
- Training Devices and Simulators
- Cognitive and Affective Factors Influencing Training (encompassing Affect, Emotions, and Training; Basic Cognition: Memory and Perception; Feedback; and Multimedia Learning and Cognitive Load)
- Application Areas (covering Aviation/Military Training, Medical, Decision Making, Teamwork, and Aging and Training)
- Transfer of Training
"Assembling this work in one place showcases the contribution of the community; at the same time, the book provides students and practitioners with one-stop-shopping for the most recent science and practice in this area." - From the Foreword by Nancy J. Cooke, Professor & Program Chair, Human-Systems Engineering, Arizona State University
Dee H. Andrews has been a training developer, researcher, and human factors psychologist since 1976. He finished his 34-year career with the Department of Defense as a Directorate Senior Scientist for Training with the 711th Human Performance Wing of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).
Scotty D. Craig is an assistant professor in the Human Systems Engineering Program within the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU). He is also the supervising faculty member for the ASU Cognitive-Based Applied Learning Technology Laboratory.
The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is the world's largest scientific association for human factors/ergonomics professionals, with more than 4,800 members globally. HFES members include psychologists and other scientists, designers, and engineers, all of whom have a common interest in designing systems and equipment to be safe and effective for the people who operate and maintain them. "Human Factors and Ergonomics: People-Friendly Design Through Science and Engineering."