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Web-based training : creating e-learning experiences
Driscoll, Margaret, 1959-
Personal Author:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, [2002]

Physical Description:
iii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Tactical and strategic advantages -- Best practices for WBT implementation -- Principles of adult education and instructional design -- Tools of the trade -- Analyzing needs and selecting delivery methods -- Selecting the most appropriate E-Learning method -- Designing asynchronous interactions -- Designing synchronous interactions -- Developing blueprints -- Implementing and evaluating WBT programs -- Looking ahead.
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HF5549.5.T7 D75 2002 Book and Software Set Non-Fiction Area
HF5549.5.T7 D75 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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This all-new edition of Web-Based Training is filled with practical charts, tables, and checklists that shows you how to design winning training programs for delivering instruction on the Web. Well grounded in the time-tested principles of great instructional design and adult education, Web-Based Training takes a step back from the whirlwind of technical guides and offers a extensively-researched handbook. For everyone seeking to learn more about the subject, Driscoll gives you illustrative examples from a wide range of organizations large and small.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Author Notes

Margaret Driscoll is the instructional design manager for Centra Software, a manufacturer of web-based training software. She recently was awarded a Ph.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. iv
Introductionp. 1
Chapter 1. Tactical and Strategic Advantagesp. 5
Chapter 2. Best Practices for WBT Implementationp. 19
Chapter 3. Principles of Adult Education and Instructional Designp. 39
Chapter 4. Tools of the Tradep. 61
Chapter 5. Analyzing Needs and Selecting Delivery Methodsp. 81
Chapter 6. Selecting the Most Appropriate E-Learning Methodp. 101
Chapter 7. Designing Asynchronous Interactionsp. 129
Chapter 8. Designing Synchronous Interactionsp. 165
Chapter 9. Developing Blueprintsp. 199
Chapter 10. Implementing and Evaluating WBT Programsp. 233
Chapter 11. Looking Aheadp. 263
A. Software Applications for E-Learningp. 295
B. Professional Organizationsp. 305
C. Resource Sites and Conferencesp. 309
D. Selected Bibliographyp. 315
E. Matrix of Web-Based Training Typesp. 323
F. Netiquettep. 325
G. Glossaryp. 327
Indexp. 339
About the Authorp. 346
How to use the CD-ROMp. 347