O'Reilly logo

Learning by Doing: A Comprehensive Guide to Simulations, Computer Games, and Pedagogy in e-Learning and Other Educational Experiences by Clark Aldrich

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

F.1. TOOLKITS AND REUSABLE LEARNING OBJECTS

In some circles (especially in the Bay Area, parts of Seattle, and a certain hotel bar in New Delhi), it is impossible to talk about any type of e-learning content without putting it in context of two concepts: toolkits and reusable learning objects. Amazingly, when in Tampa, these issues are not so important.

F.1.1. Toolkits

Generically, toolkits are authoring environments for effectively building specific types of content. They tend to span from enabling you to quickly build relatively generic content to enabling you to more slowly build more customized material.

A common example of an easy-to-use toolkit is Microsoft's PowerPoint®. The good news is that if you only have four minutes to create an ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required