Introduction: Getting the Most from this Resource

  1. Ruth Colvin Clark and
  2. Richard E. Mayer

Published Online: 4 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255971.ch0

e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning, Third Edition

e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning, Third Edition

How to Cite

Clark, R. C. and Mayer, R. E. (2011) Introduction: Getting the Most from this Resource, in e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning, Third Edition, Pfeiffer, San Francisco, CA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118255971.ch0

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874301

Online ISBN: 9781118255971

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Keywords:

  • e-learning;
  • virtual classroom;
  • workforce learning

Summary

This is the introductory chapter of the book that provides evidence-based guidelines for both self-study and virtual classroom forms of e-learning. The book presents the guidelines, the evidence, and examples to shape one’s decisions about the design, development, and evaluation of e-learning. Most of the examples presented in the book focus on workforce learning. The book includes an instructor guide that includes many resources. The chapter also discusses the ways in which subsequent chapters of the book are organized.

Controlled Vocabulary Terms

learning; virtual organization