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Michael Allen's 2009 e-Learning Annual

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Michael Allen's 2009 e-Learning Annual

Alarming. Disquieting. Insightful. Constructive. Brazen. No rehash of the same old principles and perspectives here. Michael Allen's Annuals probe and question common practices in search of solid guidance for success with e-learning, and this edition is no exception!

As organizations universally turn to e-learning to reduce costs and meet their learning and performance needs, they make many regrettable mistakes—mistakes that can be avoided but rarely are because common sense leads to them. The 2009 Annual once again provides an important collection of the most current insights and best practices that will help both educators and workplace learning leaders create, purchase, and apply quality e-learning programs more effectively. It provides a wealth of applicable examples and guidance for all persons contemplating e-learning, from the student to the professional. It frankly and objectively presents lessons learned and the critical steps to success.

Michael Allen's 2009 e-Learning Annual is part of the Pfeiffer Annual series, first published in 1972.

Praise for Michael Allen's 2009 e-Learning Annual

"A good 'kick-in-the-pants' for?e-learning professionals. . . . Michael Allen's latest Annual challenges a few notions about?e-learning with a keen selection of authors and topics that creates an invigorating 'state of the industry,' chock full of insights you can use right now." —Matthew Jones, vice president, Leadership Development and Training, Essilor USA

"An excellent collection of opinions and insights into the current and future direction of the e-learning industry. These thought-provoking papers make it very apparent there is a vast amount of knowledge and passion that will continue to drive the development of the industry." —Cody Cluff, senior e-Learning manager, HSBC Asia-Pacific

"A phenomenal resource that captures the principles and practices that lead to highly effective e-learning all in one place!" —Corinne Miller, former director, Motorola University and founder, InnovatingResults! Inc.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Preface
  3. Larry Israelite
  4. AGE-RELATED E-MENTIA
    1. E-MENTIA AT HOME
    2. E-MENTIA IN THE WORKPLACE
    3. NO TIME TO BE GOOD OR TIME ISN'T ON OUR SIDE
    4. WHAT'S OLD IS NEW OR "WE CAN" DOESN'T MEAN "WE SHOULD"
    5. REFERENCES
  5. Ed Cohen
  6. TECHNOLOGY AND E-LEARNING: A TUG OF WAR
    1. BRIEF HISTORY
    2. TODAY
    3. LEARNING FROM OTHER INDUSTRIES
    4. TRANSITION
    5. THE BIG PICTURE
    6. GETTING STARTED
    7. WHERE THE LEARNING WORLD SHOULD BE HEADING
  7. Ruth Colvin Clark
  8. NEW MEDIA—OLD BRAIN: DESIGNING MULTIMEDIA TO SUPPORT HUMAN LEARNING PROCESSES
    1. DIGITAL NATIVES AND NEW MEDIA
    2. WHAT'S NEW ABOUT NEW MEDIA?
    3. USING EVIDENCE TO GUIDE INSTRUCTIONAL DECISIONS
    4. OLD BRAINS OR NEW BRAINS?
    5. EXPLOITING THE OLD BRAIN WITH NEW MEDIA
    6. NEW MEDIA, OLD BRAINS: THE BOTTOM LINE
    7. REFERENCES
  9. Marc Prensky
  10. PSEUDO-LEARNING SCIENCE: A BIG REASON OUR TRAINING AND LEARNING ARE SO BAD (A REBUTTAL TO RUTH COLVIN CLARK)
    1. "SCIENTIFIC." "EVIDENCE BASED." IT SOUNDS GOOD, RIGHT?
    2. BE LEERY
    3. MOTIVATION
    4. THE DETAILS
    5. PRINCIPLES?
    6. THE BOTTOM LINE
    7. WHAT DOES ENGAGE?
    8. SUMMING UP
    9. REFERENCES
  11. Saul Carliner
  12. Margaret Driscoll
  13. WHO'S CREATING THE E-LEARNING?: PARADIGMS FOR CONTENT CREATION THAT EXCLUDE THE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER
    1. IF INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNERS AREN'T DEVELOPING CONTENT, THEN WHO IS?
    2. WHY DO ORGANIZATIONS FEEL THEY CAN DEVELOP E-LEARNING WITHOUT INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNERS?
    3. HOW SHOULD INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNERS RESPOND TO THIS SITUATION?
    4. REFERENCES
  14. Dennis Brown
  15. THE TRUE VALUE OF LEARNING
    1. OBTAINING MEASUREMENT DATA
    2. FOLLOWING THROUGH
    3. THINK ABOUT THIS
    4. SO LET'S TRY THIS AGAIN
    5. SOME ANSWERS
    6. WHY? SO WHAT? NO!
    7. REFERENCES
  16. Jef Moonen
  17. Betty Collis
  18. TECHNOLOGY AS A LEARNING WORKBENCH
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. TECHNOLOGY AS A WORKBENCH FOR THE KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY
    3. DIGITAL WORKBENCHES: ALSO FOR FORMAL LEARNING
    4. CHALLENGES
    5. REFERENCES
  19. Chris Frederick Willis
  20. E-LEARNING: AN APPRECIATIVE APPROACH CONSIDERING THE VALUE OF APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY-STYLE QUESTIONING IN E-LEARNING DESIGN, DELIVERY, AND EVALUATION
    1. JUST ASK ...
    2. AN APPRECIATIVE APPROACH
    3. THE PROBLEM WITH PROBLEM SOLVING
    4. ENTER APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY
    5. THE AI PROCESS
    6. BEYOND ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT
    7. HOLD THAT BATH WATER!
    8. WRITING POWERFUL, APPRECIATIVE QUESTIONS
    9. IDEAS FOR APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY IN E-LEARNING
    10. PARTING THOUGHTS
    11. REFERENCES
  21. Lance Dublin
  22. SUCCESS WITH E-LEARNING: PEOPLE ISSUES ARE THE KEY
    1. E-LEARNING CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS
    2. CHANGE IMPLEMENTATION MODEL
    3. SUCCESS IS MAKING IT INVISIBLE
    4. BOTTOM-LINE: E-LEARNING IS ABOUT CHANGE
    5. REFERENCES
  23. Bob Mosher
  24. PERFORMANCE SUPPORT: DELIVERING ON THE REAL "JIT" PROMISE
    1. WAS JIT EVER REALIZED?
    2. SUPPORTING THE COMPLETE LEARNING JOURNEY
    3. THE FIVE MOMENTS OF NEED
    4. THE IMPORTANCE OF FORM FACTOR AND DESIGN
    5. THE ROLE AND DESIGN OF PERFORMANCE SUPPORT
    6. THE INVERTED PYRAMID DESIGN
    7. EXAMPLE
    8. REFERENCES
  25. Jay Cross
  26. E-LEARNING IN ADOLESCENCE
    1. EMERGENT LEARNING
    2. COURSES ARE DEAD
    3. DON'T CALL THEM TRAINEES
    4. REFERENCES
  27. Clark Quinn
  28. POPULATING THE LEARNSCAPE: E-LEARNING AS STRATEGY
    1. WHAT THE CXO WORRIES ABOUT
    2. THINK DIFFERENT
    3. MEETING ALL THE NEEDS
    4. GROUND ZERO: E-LEARNING
    5. UP THE ORGANIZATION
    6. REFERENCES
  29. Karl M. Kapp
  30. REAL-WORLD INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN FOR VIRTUAL WORLD LEARNING
    1. NOT YOUR TYPICAL CLASSROOM
    2. WHAT IS A METAVERSE?
    3. SCRIPTING THE INSTRUCTION
    4. CHOOSING THE APPROPRIATE DESIGN
    5. CONCLUSION
  31. Final Word
    1. It's All Worth It
    2. DISCOVERING SIMPLICITY
    3. THANKS
  32. About the Editor
  33. Pfeiffer Publications Guide