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Michael Allen's 2012 e-Learning Annual

ISBN: 978-0-470-91382-6
304 pages
July 2011, Pfeiffer
Michael Allen
The field of E-Learning has experienced dramatic and turbulent growth. Over time, as technology has improved and the method's real capabilities have emerged, E-Learning has gained widespread acceptance and is now the fastest growing sector of corporate learning. This book presents a mix of content that spans the full spectrum of technology-based learning. Year after year, the annual discusses emerging trends; showcases E-Learning innovation; presents contemporary- and best-practices; tackles big-picture, strategic issues; and provides a host of useful tips and techniques. Additional content is available online.
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Preface.

NO ONE SOLUTION.

Rapid e-Learning Reality Check (Tom Kuhlmann).

An Argument Against Voice-Over PowerPoint for e-Learning (Anita Rosen).

Why e-Learning Must Change: A Call to End Rapid Development (Reuben Tozman).

The Right e-Learning Tool for the Job (Thomas A. Toth).

Don't Get Trapped by Your e-Learning Tools (Allan Henderson).

NEW PERSPECTIVES.

Learning in the Quaternary Economy (Peter Isackson).

You, You Online, You When Nobody Knows It's You Online (Bobbe Baggio).

The Transformation of the Information Ecosystem: New Roles for Human Resource Development Professionals (Marc Weinstein, Tonette Rocco, and Maria Plakhotnik).

HAVE LEARNERS CHANGED.

e-Learning Innovation: Using Past e-Lessons to Shape the Future of Learning (Corinne Miller).

e-Learning for the Net Generation (Phil Cowcill).

Chaos: A Viable Workplace Learning Strategy (Cheryl Johnson).

GOING MOBILE.

From e-Learning to m-Learning: Going Mobile Now! (Leslie Anne Kirshaw).

Mobile Devices for e-Learning: A Conversation (David Metcalf and Nabeel Ahmad).

Mobile Learning in Education (Susan Smith Nash).

SOCIAL MEDIA.

The Power of Collaborative Learning: Transforming Your Organization Through Social Media (Tony Bingham).

e-Learning Isn't Everything: Adapting Instructional Design to a Web 2.0 World (Frank Nguyen).

Web 2.0 and Performance: Using Social Media to Facilitate Learning at Google (Julia Bulkowski).

SIMULATION.

Developing Serious Games and Simulations: A Quick Guide (Clark Aldrich).

Experience Design: A Practical Methodology for Capturing, Delivering, and Deploying Experience (Ken Spero).

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN.

LCMS: Not Just a Technology, It's a Strategy (Bryan Chapman).

LCMS: Just a Technology, Not a Strategy—A Rebuttal (Carla Torgerson).

Rethinking the Scope and Nature of Instructional Design (Clive Shepherd).

SUCCESS STRATEGIES.

e-Learning: A Positive Skeptic's Journey into Night? (Martyn Sloman).

Learnsanity: Three Do-It-Right Strategies to Get New e-Learning Initiatives Off to a Good Start (Patti Shank).

Challenges of Developing e-Learning in a Regulated Environment (Tina Kunshier).

Educational Videoconferencing: Cracking Open the Classroom Door (T. Craig Montgomerie and Cathy King).

Engaging Adult Learners Using Synchronous e-Learning Media (Belinda G. Smith).

Final Word.

About the Editor.

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Michael Allen, Ph.D., pioneered multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes, bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. He is the chairman and CEO of Allen Interactions Inc., which builds universally acclaimed custom e-learning, provides strategic learning consulting, and trains e-learning professionals in collaboration with ASTD. Formerly, Allen was the founder and CEO of Authorware Inc. He is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, a sought-after conference speaker, and a prolific writer.
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