The e-Learning Handbook: Past Promises, Present Challenges / Edition 1

The e-Learning Handbook: Past Promises, Present Challenges / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0787978310
ISBN-13:
9780787978310
Pub. Date:
04/25/2008
Publisher:
Wiley
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The e-Learning Handbook: Past Promises, Present Challenges / Edition 1

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787978310
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/25/2008
Series: Pfeiffer Essential Resources for Training and HR Professionals Series
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

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 Côté, 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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