Scenario-based e-Learning

Scenario-based e-Learning : Evidence-Based Guidelines for Online Workforce Learning

By (author) Ruth C. Clark , By (author) Richard E. Mayer


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Scenario-Based Learning offers a wealth of ideas for improving critical thinking skills, problem solving, and includes suggestions for promoting opportunities for practicing scenario-based learning on the job. The book contains a wealth of kick-off alternative research-based examples and describes various types of case data. The book also includes tutorials, action templates, and online references. This must-have resource also includes information on intrinsic versus instructional feedback, rubrics for virtual worlds, as well as technique for refining thinking skills.

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.68 x 17.78mm | 340.19g
  • 22 Jan 2013
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York
  • English
  • New.
  • 1118127250
  • 9781118127254
  • 403,965

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Dr. Ruth Colvin Clark has worked for over 20 years with training professionals assigned to design, develop, and select effective training for classroom or computer delivery. She is widely published in training and performance improvement periodicals and was recently bestowed a Distinguished Professional Service Award from ISPI. She is the co-author of the best-selling e-Learning and the Science of Instruction.

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Scenario-Based "e"-"Learning""Scenario-Based e-Learning "offers a new instructional design approach that can accelerate expertise, build critical thinking skills, and promote transfer of learning. This book focuses on the what, when, and "how" of scenario-based e-learning for workforce learning. Throughout the book, Clark defines and demystifies scenario-based e-learning by offering a practical design model illustrated with examples from veterinary science, automotive troubleshooting, sales and loan analysis among other industries. Filled with helpful guidelines and a wealth of illustrative screen shots, this book offers you the information needed to: Identify the benefits of a SBeL design for learners and learning outcomesDetermine when SBeL might be appropriate for your needsIdentify specific outcomes of SBeL relevant to common organizational goalsClassify specific instructional goals into one or more learning domainsApply a design model to present content in a task-centered contextEvaluate outcomes from SBeL lessonsIdentify tacit expert knowledge using cognitive task analysis techniquesMake a business case for SBeL in your organization"Praise for" Scenario-Based "e"-"Learning""""Clark has done it again--with her uncanny ability to make complex ideas accessible to practitioners, the guidelines in this book provide an important resource for you to build your own online, problem-centered instructional strategies."--M. David Merrill, professor emeritus at Utah State University; author, "First Principles of Instruction""Clark's wonderful book provides a solid explanation of the how, what, and why of scenario-based e-learning. The tools, techniques, and resources in this book provide a roadmap for creating engaging, informative scenarios that lead to tangible, measurable learning outcomes. If you want to design more engaging e-learning, you need to read this book."--Karl M. Kapp, Professor of Instructional Technology, Bloomsburg University; author, "The Gamification of Learning and Instruction"

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