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The Web Learning Fieldbook : Using the World Wide Web to Build Workplace Learning Environments - Valorie Beer

The Web Learning Fieldbook

Using the World Wide Web to Build Workplace Learning Environments

Paperback Published: 14th February 2000
ISBN: 9780787950231
Number Of Pages: 256

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Create an effective learning environment!<br> <br> Corporations are spending billions of dollars on web-based training. But you can't just slap some material up on a web page and expect your employees and students to learn everything. To use the web intelligently and effectively as a teaching medium, you have to understand how to create a learning environment.<br> <br> The Web Learning Fieldbook gives you access to:<br> * Sample learning environments to guide you in creating your own<br> * Links to related sites, as well as customizable electronic templates and tools that you can download and use right away<br> * Useful, not overly technical advice on how to incorporate web-based learning into your workplace<br> * A collaborative space for learners, educators, trainers, and mentors to exchange knowledge, tools, and ideas<br> "Any training manager or instructional designer thinking of adding a web classroom to a workplace learning solution would benefit from the practical advice in the Web Learning Fieldbook. Taking the perspective of the learner, it focuses on how the web can aid in skill development." --Larry Tesler, president, Stagecast Software<br> <br> Other books may show you how to create an effective training presentation. This is the only practical how-to book and web site that will enable you to rapidly create an effective learning environment.

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"Transcends the hype around web-based learning by focusing on what learners need and not on the distracting allure of web-based tools. The practical approach of the Fieldbook is essential for training managers, instructional technologists, and others who wish to participate in the coming web-based learning revolution." --Richard N. Katz, , vice president, EDUCAUSE
"Any training manager or instructional designer thinking of adding a web classroom to a workplace learning solution would benefit from the practical advice in the Web Learning Fieldbook. Taking the perspective of the learner, it focuses on how the web can aid in skill development." --Larry Tesler, president, Stagecast Software
"This book is comprehensive, timely, and allows the user to pick and choose the chapters that are most appropriate for the work she or he is doing. It is a good, concrete, nicely organized, and useful resource." --Rena Palloff, Ph.D. and Keith Pratt, Ph.D., , managing partners, Crossroads Consulting Group; coauthors, Building Learning Communities in Cyberspace: Effective Strategies for the Online Classroom
"This book is a very much needed guide for placing instruction, rather than merely information, on the web. A must read for those who want their students to learn." --M. David Merrill, , professor, Department of Instructional Technology, Utah State University

Foreword by Sueann Ambron

PART I: THE WORLD WIDE WEB'S ROLE IN LEARNING

Why Web Learning

How the Web Is Used for Learning

PART II: PREPARING TO USE THE WEB FOR LEARNING

Learning Environments

Communities of Learners

Pros and Cons of Using the Web for Learning

PART III: WEB LEARNING DESIGN STUDIO

Organizing Content for Web Learning

Presentation Strategies for Web Learning

Web Learning Activities

Assessing Web Learning and Web Learning Environments

Using Instructors in Web Learning Environments

A Summary of Learning and Technical Considerations for Web Learning Environments

Appendix A:Commercial Tools for Creating Web Learning Environments

Appendix B: References

Appendix C: Additional Resources for Reading and Browsing

Glossary

Index

ISBN: 9780787950231
ISBN-10: 0787950238
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 14th February 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.45 x 17.9  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1

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