Designing Web-Based Training: How to Teach Anyone Anything Anywhere Anytime
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AbstractThe book is a comprehensive guide for those who would liketo design their own web-based instructional materials. It isnot a scholarly work discussing theoretical issues or resultsof scientific research. It is written for practitioners who needadvice in their design efforts. Thus, the author suggests thatthe user should not read the book in the conventional senseof starting with the first page and continuing toward theend. Instead, the user should get advice from relatedsections while his/her design matures. The book does notrequire a lot of technical expertise about programming,because basic web skills are enough to understand theissues of web-based training as presented in relevantchapters of the book.The book comprises of fourteen chapters. Besides, there is aQuestion and Answer section at the beginning as well as areference list and an index at the end. In the Q&A section, the author asks some questions on behalf of the reader and answers them in a personal language. These questions help the reader understand what the book is all about and how to use it strategically. The reference list includes 145 references of books, articles, papers, and reports. They are very useful resources for those who are interested in web-based training. The index is highlycomprehensive in scope and it covers almost all the related concepts regarding the design of web-based learning. It serves as a kind of glossary of relevant terms.