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The New Virtual Classroom: Evidence-based Guidelines for Synchronous e-Learning

ISBN: 978-0-7879-8652-0
304 pages
April 2007, Pfeiffer
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The New Virtual Classroom draws on the most current research in multimedia learning as well as practitioner experience to show how to effectively harness the power of the virtual classroom. Written by Ruth Clark, co-author of the best selling e-Learning & the Science of Instruction, and Ann Kwinn¾recognized experts in instructional design and workforce learning, this important resource includes guidelines, research, and illustrative examples that clearly show how to leverage the powerful instructional features in the new virtual classroom.
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Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. Meet the New Virtual Classroom.

PART ONE. LEARNING AND THE NEW VIRTUAL CLASSROOM.

2. Learning in the New Virtual Classroom.

3. Features to Exploit in the New Virtual Classroom.

4. Teaching Content Types in the New Virtual Classroom.

PART TWO. ENGAGING PARTICIPANTS IN THE NEW VIRTUAL CLASSROOM.

5. Visualize Your Message.

6. Make It Active: Planning Interactions in the New Virtual Classroom.

7. Make It Active: Maximizing Engagement in the New Virtual Classroom.

PART THREE. OPTIMIZING YOUR VIRTUAL EVENTS.

8. Manage Mental Load in the New Virtual Classroom.

9. Make a Good First Impression.

10. Packaging Your Virtual Classroom Session.

11. Problem-Based Learning in the New Virtual Classroom.

PART FOUR: CREATING EFFECTIVE LEARNING EVENTS IN THE NEW VIRTUAL CLASSROOM.

12. Getting Started in the New Virtual Classroom.

Glossary.

References.

About the Authors.

Index.

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Ruth Colvin Clark is the founder of Clark Training and Consulting and a recognized specialist in instructional design and technical training. Clark was the 2006 recipient of the Tom Gilbert award for distinguished professional achievement from ISPI and is an invited 2007 Legend Speaker for ASTD. Ruth is author of the award-winning books e-Learning and the Science of Instruction and Building Expertise

Ann Kwinn is partner and director of e-Learning for Clark Training and Consulting. In the past 19 years, she has designed, managed, and consulted on over 30 e-learning programs, some awardwinning. Kwinn was a research fellow at ETS and taught at University of California Irvine. She has written over 30 articles, book chapters, and reviews and is co-author of the online book, The eLearning Guild's Handbook on Synchronous eLearning.

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"Finally, the virtual classroom has become about techniques and not technology – and practitioners are realizing that it is a medium deserving of its own best practices. One of the few dedicated resources available for this fast-growing field, The New Virtual Classroom is for the individual or organization ready to make the leap from information push to training and learning, and finally start to realize a return on their virtual classroom investment."--Jennifer Hofmann, Synchronous Learning Expert and author of The Synchronous Trainer’s Survival Guide and Live and Online: Tips, Techniques, and Ready-to-Use Activities for the Virtual Classroom
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