ERIC Number: ED480007
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Preparing Learners for e-Learning.
Piskurich, George M., Ed.
This book presents methods business organizations and educational institutions can use to prepare their learners to become successful e-learners. "Preparing e-Learners for Self- Directed Learning" (Long) discusses self-direction as a prerequisite to e-learning and gives a list of ways to help enhance learners' self-directedness. "Identifying Learners Who Are Ready for e-Learning and Supporting Their Success" (Guglielmino, Guglielmino) provides information on how to identify learners who are ready for e-learning and how to support them and discusses an instrument to determine learner readiness. "Utilizing Learning Guides to Maximize e-Learning at Motorola" (Durr) discusses his experiences in providing e-learning to thousands of employees. "Utilizing a Classroom Approach to Prepare Learners for e-Learning" (Piskurich, Piskurich) looks at a specific classroom mechanism for enhancing self-directness in e-learners. "Preparation for e-Learning" (Rabideau) provides a learning manager's insights on e-learning and the techniques he used to prepare his company and e-learners for a switch to e- learning. "Organizational Best Practices for Preparing e- Learners" (Moshinskie) reports on best practices for preparing the learner and the organization for a better e-learning experience. "Preparing and Supporting e-Learners" (Kurchner- Hawkins) gives insights into what happens to the organization when e-learning is initiated and provides a list of adopter characteristics critical to successful e-learners. "Roles of the Learner and the Instructor in e-Learning" (Siemens, Yurkiw) relates experiences in developing an e-learning initiative in a university setting. "The e-Learning Instructor" (Carr, Ponton) looks at the synchronous e-learning instructor's role in preparing and supporting the e-learner. "Preparing Your Learners for My e-Learning" (Redding) discusses preparing e-learners. "From the Learner's Perspective" is a compilation of quotes on e- learning from the e-learners. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Corporate Education, Distance Education, Educational Environment, Helping Relationship, Higher Education, Independent Study, Learning Motivation, Learning Theories, Online Courses, Organizational Change, Skill Development, Student Role, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Training Methods, Universities
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