By Saul Carliner

If you’re considering utilizing on-line studying on your association, online studying becomes one among your maximum making plans assets. the writer explains on-line studying in basic language, defines easy phrases and ideas, and addresses 3 key concerns while making plans an internet studying software: studying pursuits you could in attaining with on-line learning—many you can’t in attaining in a lecture room expertise you must reflect on while beginning or increasing a web studying application venture concerns linked to the profitable layout, improvement and supply of on-line studying You’ll research: How on-line studying compares to distance studying, e-learning, web-based education and computer-based education the right way to take care of the recent opportunities—and challenges—the machine imposes the adaptation among formal and casual studying three forms of assisting applied sciences the way to advance on-line studying fabrics The e-book features a word list of phrases and samples of on-line studying lesson designs and is jam-packed with examples, assets and proposals to make sure your subsequent attempt is successful.

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Once you prepare a preliminary design for the user interface and identify the type of content you would like to include, then you will be ready to consider the components or building blocks of the course. 48 An Overview of Online Learning Menu bar (states the title of the screen): In some instances, additional menus and buttons might appear. Screen title (so learners can verify their location) Cueing area (the center of the screen, where learners look for content) Navigational elements (which tell learners how to move between screens) Instructions (which tell learners how to respond to the question) Feedback box (which displays the answer to the question) Status bar (where messages from the system appear) Screen from an asynchronous training course by Element K.

Figure 2-2: This is a sample screen from an asynchronous training course on Excel. Notice that the background of the screen shows an actual Excel worksheet, and the pop-up explains how to use formulas. Chapter 2 27 corporate culture in a classroom setting, however, because they feel that this kind of content benefits from human presentation. Providing training required by regulators, such as an annual refresher course on the procedures used to protect information within the company from inappropriate and unauthorized use.

Once these two things are done, you can prepare the content to be presented on the computer: This is called developing the online learning program. A variety of software can help you with this task, each assisting with a different task. The table that follows shows you the categories of software available. The following section describes each type of software in detail. 42 An Overview of Online Learning For producing animation: animation tools such as Flash For producing audio sequences: audio production tools For producing graphics: graphics tools For adapting photography: photo-editing software For composing text and simple graphics: The productivity tools that most of us use every day will work, such as word processors (such as WordPerfect and MS Word) and presentation programs (such as PowerPoint and Freelance) For producing related printed materials: desktop publishing tools For producing simulations: simulation authoring tools For producing video: video editing software and other production tools For authoring courses: Authoring tools such as ToolBook and DreamWeaver, and conversion tools such as RoboPresenter.

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