The Synchronous Trainer s Survival Guide

Author: Jennifer Hofmann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780787971762
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Synchronous Trainer's Survival Guide is a hands-on resource for enhancing your real-time e-learning sessions. Written by Jennifer Hofmann, a synchronous training leader, it is the first and only book focusing solely on this emerging training method. If you're new to synchronous training, everything you need to know is right here. If you're a seasoned pro the practical tips, tools, and customizable templates in this book will ensure the success of your online training courses, meetings, and events.

Train the Trainer

Author: American Society for Training and Development
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development
ISBN: 1562865544
Format: PDF, Docs
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Train the Trainer is a four-volume collection, containing the best and most popular issues about the training process--from instructional design to ethics to evaluation. Train the Trainer volume 2 provides all the information you need to start creating great training curriculum. This volume includes the following 15 issuesBasics of Instructional Systems Development, Be a Better Needs Analyst, Course Design and Development, Lesson Design and Development, Jump-Start Your Learning Objectives, Write Better Behavioral Objectives, How to Select and Use Learning Tools, Using Job Aids, Alternatives to Classrooms,Informal Learning, Teach SMEs to Design Training, Basics of E-Learning, Instructional Design for Technical Training, Needs Assessment for E-Learning, and Simple, Effective Online Training.

Creating Online Courses and Orientations

Author: Pamela S. Bacon
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591582892
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A practical guide to setting up online courses includes such topics as setting clear objectives, understanding the barriers, conducting research, determining format, planning activities, developing lessons, and getting feedback.

The Handbook of Training Technologies

Author: William J. Rothwell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787982253
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This important resource offers an understanding of the basic principles that underlie training methods and the use of technology training in the workplace. The authors provide a primer for the four pervading and more advanced technologies used in business training—the Internet, computer-based training, knowledge management systems, and decision support tools. Appropriate for those who have little or no formal training in educational technology, this book addresses such topics as the decision to use, the pros and cons for using, and presentation strategies for media as varied as the Internet, teleconferencing, videoconferencing, satellite distance learning, and electronic performance support systems. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Tailored Learning

Author: Jennifer Hofmann
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development
ISBN: 160728233X
Format: PDF
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In Tailored Learning: Design the Blend That Fits, learn about the pros and cons of various training options in the context of a detailed case study that follows a design team (you and the authors) through the development of a blended learning solution for ABC Company. From examining the organization's business goals and training needs, through considering individual objectives and managerial considerations, this real-life example walks you through the process of selecting an ideal combination of training options for a specific scenario.

The New Virtual Classroom

Author: Ruth C. Clark
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780787995027
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

The Handbook of Blended Learning

Author: Curtis J. Bonk
Publisher: Pfeiffer
ISBN: 9780787977580
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"The Handbook of Blended Learning is the first book to provide a forum for issues surrounding the design and implementation of blended learning environments. The book explores the successes and failures, the models and research, the latest ideas and examples_that are impacting the design of blended learning environments. The expert panel of contributors will increase awareness of trends and critical issues that readers must consider before launching a blended learning project." -- PUBLISHER DESCRIPTION.

Live and Online

Author: Jennifer Hofmann
Publisher: Pfeiffer
ISBN: 9780787969783
Format: PDF, ePub
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Live and Online! offers the key to designing effective interactions for the synchronous classroom. This ensures that participants have ample opportunity to collaborate and interact, which in turn helps them to successfully learn online. Author Jennifer Hofmann explains the use of powerful synchronous tools—Whiteboard, Chat, Breakout Room, Application Sharing, and Synchronized Web Browsing—provides sample exercises for each tool, and offers advice on how each tool fits into the instructional landscape. At the end of each exercise there is space provided for notes and suggestions on how to customize the interaction for specific projects. The companion CD-ROM contains sample graphics, leader guide pages that support the exercises, and templates for creating leader and participant materials and interactive plans.

Learning in Real Time

Author: Jonathan Finkelstein
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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Learning in Real Time is a concise and practicalresource for education professionals teaching live and online orthose wanting to humanize and improve interaction in their onlinecourses by adding a synchronous learning component. The book offerskeen insight into the world of synchronous learning tools, guidesinstructors in evaluating how and when to use them, and illustrateshow educators can develop their own strategies and styles inimplementing such tools to improve online learning. A pioneer in the development of synchronous learning theoriesand platforms, Finkelstein catalogs real-time learning venues,describes good practices for facilitating synchronous learning, andoffers examples to demonstrate how real-time techniques can enhancestudent learning. While each chapter considers the academic contextof faculty members looking to incorporate such interaction, thebook will also be a valuable resource to instructional designers,trainers, tutors, advising staff, librarians, and anyone involvedin professional development, course design, or providing studentsupport services. Learning in Real Time is the fourth book in theJossey-Bass Guides to Online Teaching and Learning series, whichoffers concrete and practical resources to help higher educationpractitioners meet the challenges of the online learningenvironment. "Good instruction is all about people. Learning in RealTime focuses on people, relationships, and the power of humandialog. Instructors, learning technologists, and administratorswill benefit from Finkelstein's commentary and common sense." —Diana G. Oblinger, vice president, EDUCAUSE "Jam-packed with extremely practical strategies and well-craftedactivity ideas, Learning in Real Time goes well beyond the toolsand deftly focuses on the process of effective live online learningand collaboration. Anyone teaching, presenting, coaching, orcollaborating online will end up with a marked-up, highlighted, anddog-eared copy of this book parked next to their computer." —Alan Levine, The New Media Consortium (NMC) "Finkelstein's real-world guidance on real-time learningadvances the cause of quality instruction–online and offline.This book represents an important contribution to the field." —Deborah L.G. Hutti, associate vice president for educationalservices, Lake Land College