Wellesley R. Foshay is director of research for the Education Technology Group of Texas Instruments and president of the Foshay Group. For 15 years, he was the chief instructional architect of the PLATO Learning System, one of the oldest and largest e-learning systems. His doctorate is in instructional design from Indiana University. He has contributed more than 70 major articles to research journals and book chapters on a wide variety of topics in instructional design, technology, and education, and speaks frequently before educators and trainers worldwide. He is co-author of the award-winning textbook, Writing Training That Works: How to Teach Anyone to Do Anything. He is a fellow of the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance, and Instruction; was cited by ISPI with honorary life membership and the distinguished service award; and is a certified performance technologist.
Contributor to ASTD Handbook for Workplace Learning Professionals - Available as article-length Fast Fundamentals whitepaper (PDF download): Research in Learning: What We Know for Sure.