ABCs of E-Learning: Reaping the Benefits and Avoiding the Pitfalls

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Wiley, May 31, 2002 - Business & Economics - 230 pages
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The ABCs of e-Learning is your hands-on guide for finding the right e-learning path for you and your organization. Written by Brooke Broadbent-an international expert in the field of e-learning-the book is created to be an easy-to-use and flexible tool. The ABCs of e-Learning offers the background information needed to solve a wide variety of e-learning problems. It compares the four basic types of e-learning: leader-led, self-paced, performance support tools, and informal learning. It also includes answers to common problems and will get you started on your road to e-learning. The ABCs of e-Learning contains
  • An introduction to e-learning concepts and terms with an overview of the risks and rewards.
  • A summary of the design, delivery, and evaluation challenges you are likely to face.
  • A guide for putting e-learning principles and practices into your organization.
The book's planning and implementation frameworks and step-by-step procedures can be easily adapted to meet your expectations and the needs of your organization no matter what its mission or size. And the book's myriad tools, checklists, practical tips, and exercises are designed to help you develop the best approach for your individual situation.

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Contents

THE CHALLENGE TO GET IT RIGHT
7
Rewards and Risks
29
Lessons from the Trenches
45
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Brooke Broadbent is the founder of e-LearningHub, an e-learning information and consulting service and teaches a graduate course in e-learning at Royal Roads University. He was a senior consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and has worked internationally with clients such as Agrium, Air Canada, Commonwealth Edison, CP Rail, INCO, Mitel, Pfizer, the Department of National Defence, the International Labour Organization, and the United Nations. Broadbent is the author of Using the Internet Smarter and Faster.

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