E-Learning Games

E-Learning Games : Interactive Strategies for Digital Delivery

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For courses in Personal and Professional Development, Training and Development, Design of Instructional Software, Human Resource Development, and Skills Development. Based on principles of constructivism and grounded in instructional design theory, this book contains games, simulation exercises, experiential activities, and other active learning approaches that will guide its users as they create engaging, interactive web based courseware. E-Learning Games contains openers, closers, practice exercises, simulations, peer learning activities, and idea generators that will engage online learners from their first click-and keep them returning again and again.show more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 176 x 230 x 12mm | 381.02g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130979430
  • 9780130979438

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"E-Learning Games" is a tool or resource for trainers and teaching professionals that guides the design of engaging and interactive e-learning courses. The strategies described here will engage learners in a way that will make them want to learn. Wide ranges of effective techniques are offered for a variety of circumstances from interviewing to goal setting through problem solving and team building and more!show more

About Kathleen M. Iverson

Kathleen Iverson is Associate Professor of Training and Development at Roosevelt University located in Chicago, Illinois, where she designs and delivers both online and traditional courses to graduate students in e-learning and training design, delivery, and evaluation. Dr. Iverson helped initiate Roosevelt University's highly successful, fully online master's degree program to prepare students for careers in training, e-learning, and organization development. She holds a Ph.D. from Loyola University, Chicago, in Training and Organization Development. In addition to her academic work, she has published both theoretical and empirical studies relating to distance learning and has consulted to major corporations including Hotel Sofitel, Marriott, Alliant, Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau, and McDonald's Corporation.show more

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"The author offers a lot of interesting valuable exercises to select from in the design of an e-learning course ...Introduction to peer learning is a fine exposition of the value of collaboration with peers in a learning experience." - Richard Osgood, Management Consultantshow more

Table of contents

1. Welcome to Active E Learning. 2. Interactive E Learning, 3. Constructivist E Learning Design, 4. Session Openers. 5. Scenario Learning Activities. 6. Peer Learning. 7. Content Review and Practice. 8. Group Discussion. 9. Idea Generation. 10. Closers.show more

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