Web-Based Training: Using Technology to Decide Adult Learning Experiences
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Anyone wanting to encourage adult learning through web-based training will find this an invaluable resource." —Stephen Brookfield, distinguished professor, University of St. Thomas. "For those of us living and working with technology Web-Based Training is a refreshingly concise and easy-to-follow guide to successful implementation of technology-based training media." —Tony Russell, UK education services manager, Informix Software Limited "As an anxious technophobe, I found Web-Based Training very helpful and reassuring
Web-Based Training takes a step back from the technical whirlwind. 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.. 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 optionsPrepare organizations for web-based training deliveryDesign web-based trainingMaximize your training dollars and much more!This guide offers scores of case studies from both large and small organizations. What is cutting-edge today could be obsolete tomorrow. This is the web-based training book you've been waiting for!Technical guides
"There isn't much that's new here." according to A Customer. For those already familiar with the design of instruction, there's not much new here. It's a very basic book that doesn't stray far from basic instructional design, with little information that's really web-specific. I believe the author's definition of what constitutes a web-based learning experience is too limiting as is her definition of what consti. Enjoyed the Book, Look Forward to Using It! Margaret Driscoll's " Web-based Training, Using Technology to Design Adult Learning Experiences," provides the experienced ID or IT professional an authoritative and useful guide to developing a successful Internet training program. Only two suggestions are made on how to improve this guide. More information on the characteristics of the adult learner . Not very insightful Some books are more comprehesive; some are more opinionated if more focused. I found this one in between the two, and also dated.