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Hi! The upcoming conference will be the first for me - does anyone
know if these types of reference books will be available to look
at and possibly purchase during the conference?
Hope Creskoff hcreskof -at- harris -dot- com
Harris Corporation Phone: 407-724-3205
Network Products & Services, MS 75 Fax: 407-724-3627
1025 W NASA Blvd
Melbourne, FL 32919 http://www.hnm.harris.com/
Melbourne Art Festival 4/25 & 26/1998 http://www.melbournearts.org/
> From epeacock -at- DFW -dot- NET Wed May 7 23:24:23 1997
> Hi all.. A question was asked:
> > I am looking for a book, article, anything that explains, in
> > straight-forward language geared at non-writers and non-training
> > developers, a good high-level approach to developing training > materials.
> I've recently took a refresher course in adult learning theory and
> instructional design. The textbook for this course:
> Developing Technical Training
> A Structured Approach for the Development of
> Classroom and Computer-Based Instructional Materials
> Author: Ruth Colvin Clark (c) 1989, 1994
> Publisher: Buzzards Bay Press, Phoenix, AZ
> ISBN: 0-9641045-0-4
> I found this text to be very informative and easy to read. It
> emphasizes the use of an Instructional Systems Design. It further
> describes the 5 basic content types and devotes a separate chapter on
> how to teach: procedures, concepts, factual information, processes, and
> principles. It's liberally illustrated with flow charts, process
> diagrams, besides being written using Information Mapping (r) style.
> BTW, just checked to see if www.amazon.com had this in stock and found
> their catalog was out of date. While it listed the original hardback
> version published by addison - wesley in 1989, it did not list the
> paperback version I purchased through the college book store. I've let
> Amazon know about its re-release so maybe they'll update their catalog.
> Ella M. Beale Peacock Member: HTML Writers Guild
> Tech Writer/Web Developer Member: Society of Technical
> email: epeacock -at- dfw -dot- net Communication
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