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40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

If your New Year’s Resolution is to read more books, you’ve found the right post. This is a compilation and update of my previous book list and review posts. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. I’ve recommended it many times. Read my full review about this practical book. Instructional Design. Visual Design.

Next book?

Clark Quinn

The time has come to ask: what should be my next book?  I’ve written four so far: Engaging Learning was something I felt was needed because people had written about the importance of games but no one was writing about how to design them, and I could. Then, while I wanted to write about elearning strategy, my publisher wanted a book on mobile and I realized one was needed and the other likely candidates deferred. After that, my publisher’s sister company wanted a book on mlearning for higher education, and I ended up writing  The Mobile Academy.

12+ Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

If you’re looking for some reading to improve your skills or get started in the field of instructional design, check out these books. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. I’ve recommended it many times. You can read my review of the book for more details. Did I miss one of your favorite books? Other Topics.

Book Review: Performance-Focused Smile Sheets

Experiencing eLearning

Will Thalheimer’s book Performance-Focused Smile Sheets   changes that by giving guidelines and example questions for effective evaluations. Raise your hand if most of your evaluation questions use Likert scales. I’ve always used them too, but Thalheimer shows in the book how we can do much better. The book is available on Amazon and on SmileSheets.com. Not too bad.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

You might arrange for monthly book clubs in which people read a book that. You can combine OTS courses with other training, such as a live class, video, or book, to. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. of learners. goals.

A Book to Elevate Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

Pull up your sleeves everyone, it’s time to Elevate Your Captivate 8 knowledge with Diane Elkins’ new book,  E-Learning Uncovered: Adobe Captivate 8. . We’ve teamed up with Artisan E-learning to offer the new  E-Learning Uncovered: Adobe Captivate 8 book along with an eLearning Template Library subscription for just $499 and receive the Book FREE, a $29.99

12 Instructional Design Books You Should Know About

The eLearning Coach

If you are seeking to learn more about instructional design and eLearning, here is a selection of books for you to browse. If you are already competent, there are a few books here that will expand your skills and mindset. There is a range of books here, from the smaller less expensive books to pricey graduate […]. Book Reviews ReviewsLook no further.

eLearning Book Review: The Accidental Instructional Designer

Web Courseworks

Instructional designers and eLearning managers can learn something from Cammy Bean’s book. As Cammy notes in the opening chapter of her book, when you leave “the academy of instructional design,” you discover that “in practice, instructional designer is an umbrella term that covers a whole slew of people and jobs.”. See my MindMeld book for tips on collaborating with experts.

Book Review: Disrupted – The Dark Side of Silicon Valley

Web Courseworks

The emphasis of this book focuses on the premise behind venture capital startups and how their motives are solely based heavily on company growth. Overall, the major contribution to this book is how Lyons elegantly describes how difficult it is to see fact from fiction inside of these startups. The Dark Side of Silicon Valley’s Contribution to Management Techniques.

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The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

In his book Work Rules!, 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. management systems (organized as. an annual review process) to newer. performance development systems. organized around real-time dynamics). Here, in Part 1, we describe why.

20+ More Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my list of 12+ Books for Instructional Designers , I received a lot of great suggestions for further reading. Here are 20+ more books suggested by others. ” Design Alchemy : Author Roderick Sims suggested that I include “texts/resources that address Learning Design and not just Instructional Design” such as his own book. Other Books.

17 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

More than 6 months back, in the September of 2010, I wrote the post: 27 Books for L&D Folks. Reading BooksMy bookshelf. It's time for part 2 of the post. Since then, I have acquired a Kindle and, very recently, an iPad. Kindle has reshaped my reading dramatically--making it social and part of a larger whole, connecting me to a set of folks similarly impassioned.

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FREE Articulate Storyline 2 Book with eLearning Templates Subscription

eLearning Brothers

We’ve partnered with Artisan E-Learning to provide the best combination of eLearning Templates and Books to break through boring eLearning, bad design, and lack of knowledge! Her book on Articulate Storyline 2 will take your knowledge from newbie to ROCK STAR. . Here is how eLearning Templates and a free Articulate Storyline 2 book will help you: Break through  boring eLearning.

LMS Discovery Call – Book Excerpt (my book)

eLearning 24-7

As with any good book these days that are available for purchase as e-books, the idea of an “excerpt” usually a chapter from the book or at least a portion of a chapter is presented as a “preview” for the book itself. On the book itself will be published in Q4 2016. . Well, I figured, that any time is as good as a time – and with so many people on the hunt for finding the right LMS, this except will help you or them out. Here is the “Excerpt” on the LMS Discovery Call:   Discovery call. Oh, and you sell B2C. .

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

In his book Work Rules!, 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. management systems (organized as. an annual review process) to newer. performance development systems. organized around real-time dynamics). Here, in Part 1, we describe why.

LMS Discovery Call – Book Excerpt (my book)

eLearning 24-7

As with any good book these days that are available for purchase as e-books, the idea of an “excerpt” usually a chapter from the book or at least a portion of a chapter is presented as a “preview” for the book itself. On the book itself will be published in Q4 2016. . Well, I figured, that any time is as good as a time – and with so many people on the hunt for finding the right LMS, this except will help you or them out. Here is the “Excerpt” on the LMS Discovery Call:   Discovery call. Oh, and you sell B2C. .

Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

These 10 learning theory books offer a range of approaches and specialities. This popular book features examples and case studies from many industries and education. Review : “If I had to recommend just one book it would be Make It Stick by Brown, Roediger and McDaniel.” –. Formats : Hardcover, ebook, audio book. Review: “This book delivers exactly what it promises.

Book Review: Curate This! by Steve Rosenbaum

David Kelly

While there are a number of great sources that can be used to learn about curation ( some of which I’ve curated here ), one of the first books I read that really got me excited about the concept was Curation Nation by Steve Rosenbaum. That book painted the picture of what curation is, and made the case of why it is so needed in today’s world. About the Book.

Book News

Kapp Notes

You can read what he has to say in his entry by the same title of the book, Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning. I do some work with his company from time-to-time and so I sent him an autographed copy. For a sneak preview, go to the book's web site. Over at Learning Simulations , Phil Charron has written an entry about Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning.

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Book Review: Visual Design Solutions

Experiencing eLearning

Connie Malamed’s new book Visual Design Solutions: Principles and Creative Inspiration for Learning Professionals is written specifically for learning professionals. This book teaches many of the same foundational principles as other design books (including Connie’s first book, Visual Language for Designers ), but the examples and applications are all geared towards learning.

10 Interaction Design Books

The eLearning Coach

As our tools and devices allow […] Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Interaction Design Books. Interaction design involves more than just clicking or tapping on an object. Reviews

OpenSesame Books' CEO Book List

OpenSesame

OpenSesame is very excited to be offering ebooks with OpenSesame Books. With over 150 publishers and 20,000 books, it can be a daunting task to find the right book for your employees. To help start the book searching process, we’re taking advice from famous CEOs. Below is a list of CEO-recommended books that are offered on OpenSesame Books: With companies like Facebook starting book clubs and stressing the importance of continued learning, more companies are utilizing book clubs to keep employees engaged in the modern workplace.

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10 Books to Check Out in 2017

The eLearning Coach

Here’s a wide range of books that may be of interest to learning professionals covering approaches to learning, writing, technology and careers. Reviews

Book Review: Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner

Experiencing eLearning

This is a great book for those who are just getting started with training. This book is heavy on the practical, day-to-day considerations of creating training. The book is organized to clearly follow the process of creating a training program from start to finish: Basics of Design (including ADDIE and adult learning principles). Objectives. Organizing Content. Quality Checks.

A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about? The book is a direct translation of Lean-Agile principles into the training domain. New eBook about Agile Courseware creation.

Book Related Developments

Kapp Notes

number of book related developments are occuring. First, Training Consultant Steve Woodruff's on his blog Impactiviti has done a nice and thoughtful review of the book (scroll down to see it.) This was one of many illustrative stories sprinkled throughout the book that increased its practical value. may restrict its readership.

Book Review: Visual Design Solutions by Connie Malamed

Learning Visions

Connie Malamed has written a book just for us: Visual DesignSolutions: Principles and Creative Inspiration for Learning Professionals. The book is organized in four main sections: Part I: The Big Ideas in which Connie explains the difference between art and design and exhorts you to “Think like a designer; you are one”. As an advance reader, I got a PDF version of the book.

Free Mobile Learning Book

Upside Learning

The Open University of China has recently released an mLearning book called Global Mobile Learning Implementations and Trends. The book is available for free online here. It has been edited by Dr. Mohamed Ally (Athabasca University) and Dr. Avgoustos Tsinakos (Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology in Greece). Dr. Ally had previously published a […]. Mobile Learning mLearning

5 Best Employee Training Books

WalkMe Training Station

Books are an excellent way of learning techniques involving training, and new ways of connecting with your employees. Shorter business books focus on the central ideas, provide a clearer argument and move more information into graphical tables and the like.  Here are 5 of the best employee training books that cover many different perspectives: 1. Stolovitch and Erica J.

Book review: Corporate universities. Drivers of the learning organization

Challenge to Learn

In this book Martyn and his co-writers give a great example of the Metropolitan Opera. The book focuses on the role a corporate university can (must) play in this kind of processes.  . Martyn goes into more detail in Chapter 4 of his book; working out possible strategies with different learning goals and audiences. Book review: Corporate universities. Strategy goal.

The Best New Learning Book

Usable Learning

The best new learning book doesn’t exactly look like a learning book, but trust me on this one, folks. As I may have mentioned a few times in the past, Kathy Sierra’s stuff is FANTASTIC and this new book is no exception. read a review copy a few months ago, and have been stupid excited with anticipation of the book actually coming out.

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10 Books For Learning Professionals To Read In 2013

The eLearning Coach

Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Books For Learning Professionals To Read In 2013. Book ReviewsMake some time for reading. It will give you a new mindset.

Here Are 12 E-Learning Books to Read This Year

Rapid eLearning

One of my goals each year is to read one book a month that will help sharpen my course-building skills. I’m always asked for book recommendations. If your goal is to read twelve books this year, here’s a list to help you get started. Instructional Design Books. Michael Allen’s books. Gamification Books. Graphic & UX Design Books.

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Learning in 3D Book Information

Kapp Notes

This book also offers an ideal resource for those responsible for teaching the next generation of learning on the Internet. It describes how learning needs to be adapted to 3D environments and includes the tools that learning and development professionals will need in order to advance 3D learning within their organizations. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Tags: book

New Book: Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017

Jane Hart

The book is available as a Paperback or PDF. There is also an online resource that contains all the colour images used in the book as well as clickable link lists. “This book is easy to read, easy to make sense of – and to my mind, makes absolute sense. Now available to purchase. In other words, it’s been all about organising and managing learning for people. PRICE.

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22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers

Upside Learning

Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers. The discussion has thrown up a great list of books for instructional designers worth sharing with our readers too. e- Learning and the Science of Instruction by Ruth Colvin Clark & Richard E. The Online Learning Idea Book: 95 Proven Ways to Enhance Technology-Based and Blended Learning edited by Patti Shank. A couple of month back I had shared a list of top 30 online resources for instructional designers to keep up with. Mayer. Mager. Reigeluth. Carey. Smith.