12. Does Practice Make Perfect?

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

Published Online: 4 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255971.ch12

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) Does Practice Make Perfect?, 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.ch12

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;
  • multimedia principle;
  • effective feedback;
  • learning event;
  • e-course

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Is Practice in e-Learning?

  • The Paradox of Practice

  • Practice Principle 1: Add Sufficient Practice Interactions to e-Learning to Achieve the Objective

  • Practice Principle 2: Mirror the Job

  • Practice Principle 3: Provide Effective Feedback

  • Practice Principle 4: Distribute and Mix Practice Among Learning Events

  • Practice Principle 5: Apply Multimedia Principles

  • Practice Principle 6: Transition from Examples to Practice Gradually

  • What We Don't Know About Practice