THE 2000/2001 ASTD DISTANCE LEARNING YEARBOOK - For the first time, a single annual reference brings together "the best of the best" articles and information, summarizing the state of distance learning and future trends. This handy one-volume resource includes information on creating distance learning proposals and pilot programs; Internet-based training, videoconferencing and other technologies; establishing and administering a distance learning program and more. The Yearbook is designed to help you understand the problems, approaches, successes, failures, and distance learning "lessons learned" from training professionals and leading experts in the field of technology. Features:
The best predictions by respected distance learning leaders to help you make more meaningful planning decisions for yourself and your organization
Thought-provoking lessons learned from both corporate and government organizations to help you develop a meaningful and effective distance learning proposal
Case studies examining the FBI, Boeing, JCPenney, Portland General Electric and GTE provide an opportunity to see not only how others have implemented distance learning but also what they have learned along the way
A directory and guide to all the major periodicals, books, conferences, associations and other distance learning resources
The 2000/2001 ASTD Distance Learning Yearbook is a timely reference book for training professionals who don't want to miss any important developments in distance learning. To order call: 1-800-2MCGRAW or CLICK: http://www.books.mcgraw-hill.com.
WEB WISDOM: How to Evaluate and Create Information Quality on the Web by Janet E. Alexander and Marsha Ann Tate (Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1999. ISSSBN: 0-8058-3123-1)
"The book includes easy to use checklists for step-by-step quality evaluations of virtually any web page. The checklists can also be used by web authors to help them ensure quality information on their pages. In addition, Web Wisdom addresses other important issues such as understanding the ways that advertising and sponsorship may affect the quality of web information" (Publisher's note). The authors are librarians in the Wolfram Memorial Library at Widener Library. Their evaluation checklists and other related information are at CLICK: http://www2.widener.edu/Wolfgram-Memorial-Library/webeval.htm.
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