Web-Based Training: Using Technology to Decide Adult Learning Experiences

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Wiley, Sep 4, 1998 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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This is the web-based training book you've been waiting for!

Technical guides come and go. What is cutting-edge today could be obsolete tomorrow. Web-Based Training takes a step back from the technical whirlwind. This extensively researched handbook shows readers how to create web-based training that adheres to the tried-and-true principles of great instructional design.

With Web-Based Training, you'll learn how to:

  • Survey the available training options
  • Prepare organizations for web-based training delivery
  • Design web-based training
  • Maximize your training dollars . . . and much more!

    This guide offers scores of case studies from both large and small organizations. It also includes practical charts, tables, and checklists, as well as a free disk containing even more resources: worksheets, document and presentation templates, job aids, and links to the WWW.

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    Contents

    Advantages of Instruction on the Web l
    1
    Principles of Adult Education
    13
    The WebBased Training Process
    23
    Copyright

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    About the author (1998)

    Margaret Driscoll is a consultant with the human capital management practice of IBM Global Services. As a consultant, she works with organizations interested in strategic planning, e-learning, instructional technology, blended learning, competency modeling, and return on investment. She is a featured speaker at national and international training events and the author of the best-selling book Web-Based Training. Her work has appeared in Journal of Performance Improvement, Training and Development, Chief Learning Officer, and Learning Circuits. Dr. Driscoll also teaches at Teachers College of Columbia University in New York City and Suffolk University in Boston.

    Saul Carliner is an assistant professor of educational technology at Concordia University in Montreal. His research and teaching interests include the design of online materials for workplace learning and communication and the management of workplace learning and communication groups. His other books include Designing E-Learning, An Overview of Online Learning, and Training Design Basics. Dr. Carliner is a research fellow of the American Society for Training and Development, a certified training and development professional, and a fellow and past international president of the Society for Technical Communication.

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