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The e-learning handbook : past promises, present challenges / Saul Carliner and Patti Shank, editors.


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San Francisco, Calif. : Pfeiffer, c2008.
  • Book
  • xiii, 543 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
"An essential knowledge resource"--P. [4] of cover.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Preface.Introduction.PART I: THE CONTEXT FOR E-LEARNING.Chapter 1. Thinking Critically to Move e-Learning Forward (Patti Shank).PART II: THE REALITY VERSUS THE HYPE OF E-LEARNING.Chapter 2. Hype Versus Reality in the Boardroom: Why e-Learning Hasn't Lived Up to Its Initial Projections for Penetrating the Corporate Environment (Margaret Driscoll).Chapter 3. Hype Versus Reality on Campus: Why e-Learning Isn't Likely to Replace a Professor Any Time Soon (Brent G. Wilson and Lee Christopher).Chapter 4. Knowledge Management: From the Graveyard of Good Ideas (William Horton).PART III: TECHNOLOGY ISSUES.Chapter 5. Infrastructure for Learning: Options for Today or Screw-Ups for Tomorrow (Patti Shank, L. Wayne Precht, Harvey Singh, Jim Everidge, and Jane Bozarth).Chapter 6. e-Learning Standards: A Framework for Enabling the Creation and Distribution of High-Quality, Cost-Effective Web-Delivered Instruction (Pat Brogan).Chapter 7. Learning with Objects (Patrick Parrish).Chapter 8. Web 2.0 and Beyond: The Changing Needs of Learners, New Tools, and Ways to Learn (Patti Shank).Chapter 9. Locked Out: Bridging the Divide Between Training and Information Technology (Marc J. Rosenberg and Steve Foreman).PART IV: DESIGN ISSUES.Chapter 10. A Holistic Framework of Instructional Design for e-Learning (Saul Carliner).Chapter 11. Converting e3-Learning to e3-Learning: An Alternative Instructional Design Method (M. David Merrill).Chapter 12. Design with the Learning in Mind (Patricia McGee).PART V: ISSUES OF THEORY AND RESEARCH.Chapter 13. Revisiting Learning Theory for e-Learning (Gretchen Lowerison, Roger Cote, Philip C. Abrami, and Marie-Claude Lavoie).Chapter 14. Design Research: A Better Approach to Improving Online Learning (Thomas C. Reeves, Jan Herrington, and Ron Oliver).PART VI: ECONOMIC ISSUES AND MOVING FORWARD.Chapter 15. Is e-Learning Economically Viable? (Patrick Lambe).Chapter 16. e-Learning: Today's Challenge, Tomorrow's Reality (Saul Carliner).About the Editors.About the Contributors.Index.
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Publisher's Summary:
"The e-Learning Handbook" provides a critical reflection on the current state of e-learning with contributions from the world's foremost e-learning experts and best-selling authors from academe and industry, including Margaret Driscoll; Brent Wilson Lee Christopher; William Horton, L. Wayne Precht, Harvey Singh, Jim Everidge, and Jane Bozarth; Pat Brogan; Patrick Parrish; Marc J. Rosenberg and Steve Forman; Pat McGee; Philip C. Abrami, Gretchen Lowerison, Roger Cote, and Marie-Claude Lavoie; Thomas C. Reeves, Jan Herrington, and Ron Oliver; and Patrick Lambe. The book offers a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the technological, design, economic, evaluation, research, economic, and philosophical issues underlying e-learning. Each chapter includes a chart that summarizes the key take-away points, contains questions that are useful for guiding discussions, and offers suggestions of related links, books, papers, reports, and articles.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Carliner, Saul.
Shank, Patti, 1954-
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