Training research and development: Retrospective of a career in the Defense Department

Dee H. Andrews


I have had the privilege of spending a psychologist’s career serving the men and women who give service to our nation. Starting as an instructional psychologist, I’ve also been called upon to learn skills in the human factors and industrial/organizational psychology domains. I’ve been placed in numerous situations as a team member and leader where I learned how to work with multi-disciplinary teams of engineers, physicists, computer scientists, logisticians, and contract specialists. During 34 years as a Department of Defense (DoD) researcher and manager performing training research and five years working as a contractor since my retirement from the DoD, I can truly say it was a rare day . . . [Download PDF to read more]

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Andrews, D. H. & Bell, H. (2000). Modeling and simulation applications to training. In S. Tobias and D. Fletcher (Eds.), Training and Retraining handbook. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Division 15 (Educational Psychology).

Andrews, D. H., Carroll, L. A., & Bell, H. H. (1995). The future of selective fidelity in training devices. Educational Technology, 35 (6), 32-36.

Andrews, D. H, & Craig, S. (Eds.) (2015). Readings in training and simulation. Volume 2: Research articles from 2000-2014. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Andrews, D. H. & Goodson, L.A. (1980). A comparative analysis of models of instructional design. Journal of Instructional Development, 3(4).

Andrews, D. H., Herz, R. P., & Wolf, M. B. (Eds.) (2010). Human factors issues in combat identification. London, England: Ashgate


Andrews, D. H., Hull, T., & Demeester, K. (Eds.) (2010). Storytelling as an instructional method: Research perspectives. Rotterdam, NL: Sense Publishers.


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