Title E-Learning Fundamentals
Subtitle A Practical Guide
Author Diane Elkins and Desirée Pinder
ISBN 9788130932521
List price Rs 495.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 176
Book size 171 x 241 mm
Publishing year 2017
Original publisher ATD Press
Published in India by Viva Books Private Limited
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
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This ultimate road map covers the entire e-learning landscape.
Why do we even need e-learning? What is an LMS? How do I write a storyboard? If you’re delving into e-learning and are coming up with more questions than answers, this guide is the high-level overview you’ve been looking for. In this book, e-learning development experts and educators Diane Elkins and Desirée Pinder deliver a comprehensive examination of the e-learning process from the ground up.
E-Learning Fundamentalsprovides the base of knowledge necessary to tackle everything from early concepts of e-learning down to its execution. Throughout, you’ll find vignettes that bring concepts to life as well as checklists and practical tools for designing and developing your first e-learning course.
In this book you will:
  • dive into the basics of e-learning design and development
  • explore the e-learning course design and development process–from analysis through evaluation
  • learn to write and storyboard a course, construct test questions, choose media, put the course together and establish a thorough review process.

Chapter 1: What is E–Learning? • Types of E–Learning • Advantages and Disadvantages of Asynchronous E-Learning • Elements of an E-Learning Course • Summary
Chapter 2: Developing an E-Learning Strategy • The Strategic Plan • Cost-Benefit Analysis • Generating Support • Summary  
Chapter 3: Managing an E–Learning Project• The Project Management Model and the ADDIE Model • Define the Project • Plan the Project • Implement, Monitor, and Adjust the Project  • Evaluate the Project  • Budgeting • Resources • Timelines and Development Ratios • Working With Vendors • Summary
Chapter  4: Tools of the Trade • Authoring Tools • Element Tools • Assessments • Audio and Video • Summary
Chapter 5: The Analysis Phase • Business Analysis • Audience Analysis • Technology Analysis • Summary
Chapter 6: The Design Phase: Broad Strategies• E–Learning and Instructional Design • Developing Objectives • Structuring the Content • Instructional Strategies • Selecting the Best Format • Special E-Learning Considerations: Standards and Compliance  • Summary  
Chapter 7: The Design Phase: Testing and Interactivity • Testing and Assessments • Summary  
Chapter 8: The Design Phase: Media, Interface, and Navigation  • Media • Interface and Navigation • The Design Document • Summary   
Chapter 9: The Development Phase: Writing the Course• Working With Storyboards • Elements of Storyboards • Storyboard Templates • Organizing Your Content • Converting Existing Content • Summary
Chapter 10: The Development Phase: Putting the Course Together • Rapid Prototyping • Rapid Development • Paper Review Cycles • Assembling the Course • On-Screen Review Cycles • Summary
Chapter 11: The Implementation Phase • Preparing the Audience • Ongoing Management • Summary   
Chapter 12: The Evaluation Phase • Level 1 Evaluation: Learner Reaction • Level 2 Evaluation: Learning • Levels 3 – 5 Evaluation: Impact • Summary
Chapter 13: Moving Forward • Find Your Path • Keep Learning • Summary
References • About the Authors  

About the Authors:

Diane Elkins is the president of Artisan E-Learning, a custom e-learning development company specializing in Articulate Studio, Storyline, Lectora, and Captivate. She has built a reputation as a national e-learning expert by being a frequent speaker at major industry events such as ATD’s International Conference & Exposition, ATD TechKnowledge, DevLearn, and Learning Solutions. She is also the co–author of the popular E-Learning Uncovered book series as well as E-Learning Fundamentals: A Practical Guide from ATD Press. She is a past president of the Northeast Florida and Metro DC chapters of ATD.
Desirée Pinder is a co-founder of Artisan E-Learning, where she provides custom e-learning development, specializing in Articulate, Captivate, and Lectora. She is also co-author of the E-Learning Uncovered book series.

Target Audience:

This book will be useful for educational software learners, economists and business trainers.
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