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. You can read my review of the book for more details.

Book Writing Tips

Kapp Notes

Recently a number of great folks I know in the L&D field have indicated they are working on a book. Writing a book is a great experience. For a variety of reasons, I think everyone should write a least one professional book.

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Next book?

Clark Quinn

The time has come to ask: what should be my next book? 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. So what is the next book you would like to see from me ? The post Next book?

National Read a Book Day – Why books aren’t dead!

Skillsoft

Why books aren’t dead! Skillsoft Books24x7 books National Read a Book Day

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.

Adobe RoboHelp 2015: New Book Now Shipping

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials.   We are proud to announce that our "Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials" workbook is now shipping.   "Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials" is a self-paced, step-by-step workbook that will teach you the essential skills needed to create and deliver user assistance (Help systems, policies and procedures, and knowledgebases).

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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. . Be the first to get this book before it’s available on Amazon. A book as cool as the new Captivate 8 update.

Book Publication Day!!

Will at Work Learning

I thought the field needed a book that would specify the fundamental learning factors that should be baked into every learning design. How The Smile-Sheet Book Got its Start. In my BIG book, I wrote hundreds of paragraphs on learning measurement. Wow!! I almost can't believe it.

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. I’ve always used them too, but Thalheimer shows in the book how we can do much better.

How Advanced Authors Can Create Serious Elearning Faster

domain information” in her book SCENARIO-BASED e-Learning. How Advanced Authors Can.

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. Book Reviews ReviewsLook no further.

Three Good E-Learning Books to Finish Off the Summer

Rapid eLearning

I’m always asked about good e-learning books from those just getting started who want to learn more. Here are some new books I haven’t referenced in the past. Here are a few things that stand out : The book presents each point as distinct micro ideas.

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. This book was positively reviewed in Educa tion Review. 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.

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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. .

Book Review: Disrupted – The Dark Side of Silicon Valley

Web Courseworks

I gave this book five stars not because I enjoyed the authors negative attitude or focus on himself, but because it is an easy, fun read for those of us in the business of developing software delivered on a SaaS basis over the Internet.

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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. 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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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.

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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.

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.” –.

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. Each chapter is relatively short and filled with examples (as a visual design book should be).

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. .

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. .

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.

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. To learn more about OpenSesame Books, check out the new webpage ! . Now, businesses have access to 40,000 ebooks and elearning courses with OpenSesame.

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Book Related Developments

Kapp Notes

A 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.) As Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning nears it release day of April 14, 2007.

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 first edition of this book focused on classroom training.

The Top 7 E-books of 2016 on Instructional Design

CommLab India

This blog will give a brief overview of the top 7 e-books on instructional design released in 2016. The latest edition of this e-book contains both basic and advanced information to help instructional designers. This e-book will tell you how you can get it right.

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’s where this book comes in.

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. I know that Connie is not someone to delve lightly into the task of writing a book. As an advance reader, I got a PDF version of the book.

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?

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

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.

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. . I do like this book but there is a but. Book review: Corporate universities.