1. e-Learning: Promise and Pitfalls

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

Published Online: 4 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255971.ch1

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) e-Learning: Promise and Pitfalls, 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.ch1

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;
  • perform e-Learning;
  • inform e-Learning;
  • e-Courseware;
  • e-Learning architecture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Is e-Learning?

  • Is e-Learning Better?

  • The Promise of e-Learning

  • The Pitfalls of e-Learning

  • Inform and Perform e-Learning Goals

  • e-Learning Architectures

  • What Is Effective e-Courseware?

  • Learning in e-Learning