The Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual: Your toolkit for putting elearning into practice
Technology has revolutionised every aspect of our lives and how we learn is no exception. The trouble is; the range of elearning technologies and the options available can seem bewildering. Even those who are highly experienced in one aspect of elearning will lack knowledge in some other areas. Wouldn’t it be great if you could access the hard-won knowledge, practical guidance and helpful tips of world-leading experts in these fields? Edited by Rob Hubbard and featuring chapters written by global elearning experts: Clive Shepherd, Laura Overton, Jane Bozarth, Lars Hyland, Rob Hubbard, Julie Wedgwood, Jane Hart, Colin Steed, Clark Quinn, Ben Betts and Charles Jennings – this book is a practical guide to all the key topics in elearning, including: getting the business on board, building it yourself, learning management, blended, social, informal, mobile and game-based learning, facilitating online learning, making the most of memory and more.
A Speaker’s Guidebook: Text and Reference
A Speaker’s Guidebook is the best resource for public speaking in the classroom, on the job, and in the community. Praised for connecting with students who use it (and keep it!) year after year, this tabbed, comb-bound text covers all the topics typically taught in the introductory course and is the easiest-to-use public speaking text available. In every edition, including this one, hundreds of instructors have helped the book focus on overcoming the fundamental challenges of the public speaking classroom. Print and digital tools converge in this edition to help students with every aspect of the speech building process. A new, gorgeous collection of speech videos, accompanied by questions, model speech techniques. Meanwhile, the adaptive quizzing program, LearningCurve, creates a personalized learning experience adjusted to each individual.
A Speaker’s Guidebook is also available in a variety of digital formats, including the brand-new, time-saving LaunchPad edition that combines an interactive e-book, integrated videos and tools, and ready-made assessment options curated into easy-to-assign units inside one convenient learning program.
Roy V. H. Pollock, Andy Jefferson
The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning: How to Turn Training and Development into Business Results
Get real results for your business maximize your training and development programs
Corporate learning and development programs play an undeniable role in successful business endeavors, but only when they′re done right. The significant revisions in the third edition of The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning add fresh, timely elements to a resource that has become known globally as a trusted guide for professionals determined to get the most of their companies′ training and development programs. All–new examples, tools, guides, and insights combine to make an excellent, all–in–one resource for everyone from workplace professionals and HR managers to training development providers and businesses leaders looking to maximize the return on their enterprise′s learning budget.
Infused with current research and recent case studies, this resource serves as a practical guide that recommends concrete actions for producing tangible results. Tools, guides, and checklists in every chapter ensure that readers walk away with meaningful strategies that can be implemented right away. The book includes:
A complete review of research drawn from thousands of insights, goals, and lessons learned
Specific strategies and actions that can be put into effect quickly for immediate results
A focus on ROI for business leaders wanting to make a clearer connection between dollars spent and new skills gained
Checklists in each chapter to help learning organizations perform quality audits of new and existing learning programs
The third edition of The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning contains so many new resources and so much thoroughly–revised content that even those who own previous editions will find its reinvigorated approach highly beneficial. Strengthen the link between your learning efforts and your business goals with this increasingly popular, globally recognized resource.
SAS Enterprise Miner Exercise and Assignment Handbook for Higher Education
This handbook is written for students in higher education. Instructors teaching predictive analytics courses can assign this handbook to their students to expose them to predictive analytics techniques using SAS Enterprise Miner. The handbook is developed using SAS Enterprise Miner version 12.1, but it should apply to other versions with little to no changes.
This handbook does not require students to have any previous knowledge of SAS Enterprise Miner. It walks students through different predictive analytics techniques using step-by-step by instructions. Even though the contents of this handbook can be completed by anyone who has access to SAS Enterprise Miner, knowledge of predictive analytics concepts is essential for this handbook to be helpful. Also, this handbook is not a substitute for any lecture or textbook. It is best if this handbook is used in parallel to lectures.
The Art of Teaching
Becoming an effective teacher can be quite painful and exhausting, taking years of trial and error. In The Art of Teaching , writer and critic Jay Parini looks back over his own decades of trials, errors, and triumphs, in an intimate memoir that brims with humor, encouragement, and hard-won wisdom about the teacher’s craft.