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educator , instructional systems executive

Frederick George Knirk, American instructional systems executive, educator. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958-1960. Member American Educational Research Association, National Society Performance and Instruction (president Los Angeles chapter 1971-1973), American Psychological Society (charter member), Sigma Xi.

Background

Knirk, Frederick George was born on August 27, 1935 in Martin, Michigan, United States. Son of Ernest S. and Marian Cleoria (Oxen) Knirk.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Center Michigan University, 1957. Master of Science, Wayne State University, 1962. Doctor of Education, Wayne State University, 1964.

Career

Assistant professor Wayne State University, Detroit, 1961-1965. Director instructional systems Institute Educational Development, New York City, 1965-1966. Assistant professor Syracuse (New York ) University, 1966-1970.

President Indsnl. Systems, San Pedro, California, since 1966. Professor in instructional systems University Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1970. Consultant Navy Personnel Research and Development Center, San Diego, 1985-1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Instructional Systems, 1979, Designing Creative Environments, 1986, Instructional Technology, 1987.

Membership

1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958-1960. Member American Educational Research Association, National Society Performance and Instruction (president Los Angeles chapter 1971-1973), American Psychological Society (charter member), Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, photography.

Connections

Married Patricia Jean Hunt, June 1, 1972. Children: Paul, Lori, Valerie, Linda.

father:
Ernest S. Knirk

mother:
Marian Cleoria (Oxen) Knirk

spouse:
Patricia Jean Hunt

child:
Linda Knirk

child:
Valerie Knirk

child:
Paul Knirk

child:
Lori Knirk