The New Virtual Classroom: Evidence-based Guidelines for Synchronous e-Learning (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 22, 2007 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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The New Virtual Classroom draws on the most current research in multimedia learning as well as practitioner experience to show how to effectively harness the power of the virtual classroom. Written by Ruth Clark, co-author of the best selling e-Learning & the Science of Instruction, and Ann Kwinn¾recognized experts in instructional design and workforce learning, this important resource includes guidelines, research, and illustrative examples that clearly show how to leverage the powerful instructional features in the new virtual classroom.
  

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Contents

EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning Chapter 1 Meet the New Virtual Classroom
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning Chapter 2 Learning in the New Virtual Classroom
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning Chapter 3 Features to Exploit in the New Virtual Classroom
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning Chapter 4 Teaching Content Types in the New Virtual Classroom
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning Chapter 5 Visualize Your Message
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning Chapter 6 Make It Active
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning Chapter 7 Make It Active
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning Chapter 8 Manage Mental Load in the New Virtual Classroom
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning Chapter 10 Packaging Your Virtual Classroom Session
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning Chapter 11 ProblemBased Learning in the New Virtual Classroom
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning Chapter 12 Getting Started in the New Virtual Classroom
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning GLOSSARY
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning REFERENCES
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning ABOUT THE AUTHORS
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning INDEX
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning HOW TO USE THE CDROM
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EvidenceBased Guidelines for Synchronous eLearning Chapter 9 Make a Good First Impression
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About the author (2007)

Ruth Colvin Clark is the founder of Clark Training and Consulting and a recognized specialist in instructional design and technical training. Clark was the 2006 recipient of the Tom Gilbert award for distinguished professional achievement from ISPI and is an invited 2007 Legend Speaker for ASTD. Ruth is author of the award-winning books e-Learning and the Science of Instruction and Building Expertise

Ann Kwinn is partner and director of e-Learning for Clark Training and Consulting. In the past 19 years, she has designed, managed, and consulted on over 30 e-learning programs, some awardwinning. Kwinn was a research fellow at ETS and taught at University of California Irvine. She has written over 30 articles, book chapters, and reviews and is co-author of the online book, The eLearning Guild's Handbook on Synchronous eLearning.

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