e-Learning Tools and Technologies
A Consumer's Guide for Trainers, Teachers, Educators, and Instructional Designers
e-Learning Tools and Technologies by William Horton
Book DescriptionA comprehensive guide to help you cut through the hype in order to select the best E-Learning tools and vendors for your specific needs With its ability to both reduce operating costs and train more people, E-Learning is an attractive option for companies that are trying to balance business and educational goals. But in order to implement an E-Learning program, you'll have to wade through hundreds of learning management systems, learning content management systems, authoring schools, and collaboration environments to determine what solution will work best for your situation. In this in-depth book, recognized E-Learning experts William and Katherine Horton survey the entire field of E-Learning tools for you. They provide you with a systematic way to identify, evaluate, and choose products and services based on different E-Learning scenarios. In this no-holds barred look at E-Learning tools, the authors: Arm you with a complete list of questions to ask vendors before you commit to a product Describe product limitations throughout each chapter and include special Rant sections that you must read Present tips and tricks as well as common mistakes to avoid List potential vendors and contact information by tool category The companion Web site contains design forms, checklists of features to look for in the various tool categories, spreadsheets, and lists of specific tools and vendors.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471444589
(234mm x 189mm x 36mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - William Horton
WILLIAM HORTON is President of William Horton Consulting where he advises large and small companies in developing online training and information strategies. He is also the author of several books including Leading E-Learning, Evaluating E-Learning, Using E-Learning, and Designing Web-Based Training. KATHERINE HORTON is Vice President of William Horton Consulting and designs and builds E-Learning prototypes. She is also the Webmaster for the horton.com and designingwbt.com Web sites.
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