Individual Preferences in E-learning

Individual Preferences in E-learning

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Trainers ask: What personality types do best at e-learning; who really likes e-learning? Better that they should ask: How can we make e-learning more appealing to more people? The classroom, as a mass education tool, was an invention of the industrial age and we have made good use of it. E-learning is an invention of the information age but we have yet to properly realise its potential. problems with technology, variable content, poor course take-up and even greater drop-out. The problem is that what appeals to the organization, a mass training and development medium that can be used to train everyone at once, is at odds with - or at least ignorant of - the learning needs of the individual. learning and individual differences. With a firm rooting in previous research, in particular the author's in-depth knowledge of the MBTITM functions, this book shows you how to make e-learning work for different personality types.A simple example would be driving a car with a manual gearbox, there are a set of actions and procedures which must ... and learner can engage in a dialogue, but it has little relevance for any form of distance learning and self-study material.

Title:Individual Preferences in E-learning
Author:Howard Hills
Publisher:Gower Publishing, Ltd. - 2003


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