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E-learning and the science of instruction : proven guidelines for consumers and designers of multimedia learning / Ruth Colvin Clark, Richard E. Mayer.

By: Clark, Ruth Colvin.
Contributor(s): Mayer, Richard E, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: San Francisco, CA : Pfeiffer, c2008Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xvi, 476 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. +.ISBN: 9780787986834 (cloth); 0787986836.Subject(s): Business education -- Computer-assisted instructionDDC classification: 658.3 Online resources: Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | WorldCat details
Contents:
Contents:E-learning: promise and pitfalls -- How do people learn from e-courses -- Applying the multimedia principle: use words and graphics rather than words alone -- Applying the contiguity principle: align words to corresponding graphics -- Applying the modality principle: present words as audio narration, rather than on-screen text -- Applying the redundancy principle: explain visuals with words in audio or text: not both -- Applying the coherence principle: adding interesting material can hurt learning -- Applying the personalization principle: use conversational style and virtual coaches -- Applying the segmenting and pretraining principles: managing complexity by breaking a lesson into parts -- Leveraging examples in e-learning -- Does practice make perfect? -- Learning together virtually -- Who's in control? Guidelines for e-learning navigation -- E-learning to build thinking skills -- Simulations and games in e-learning -- Applying the guidelines.
Summary: Summary: The authors offer useful information and guidelines for selecting, designing, and developing asynchronous and synchronous e-Learning courses that build knowledge and skills for workers learning in corporate, government, and academic settings.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-426) and index.

Contents:E-learning: promise and pitfalls --
How do people learn from e-courses --
Applying the multimedia principle: use words and graphics rather than words alone --
Applying the contiguity principle: align words to corresponding graphics --
Applying the modality principle: present words as audio narration, rather than on-screen text --
Applying the redundancy principle: explain visuals with words in audio or text: not both --
Applying the coherence principle: adding interesting material can hurt learning --
Applying the personalization principle: use conversational style and virtual coaches --
Applying the segmenting and pretraining principles: managing complexity by breaking a lesson into parts --
Leveraging examples in e-learning --
Does practice make perfect? --
Learning together virtually --
Who's in control? Guidelines for e-learning navigation --
E-learning to build thinking skills --
Simulations and games in e-learning --
Applying the guidelines.

Summary:
The authors offer useful information and guidelines for selecting, designing, and developing asynchronous and synchronous e-Learning courses that build knowledge and skills for workers learning in corporate, government, and academic settings.

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