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Designing and Developing Digital and Blended Learning Solutions

Designing and Developing Digital and Blended Learning Solutions

Mark Loon


Understand the growing role of technology in L&D and discover how to deliver digital blended learning solutions.

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About the book

Designing and Developing Digital and Blended Learning Solutions is essential reading for anyone studying the Level 5 CIPD L&D module of the same name as well as all learning and development professionals looking to understand the growing role of technology in L&D. Covering both current and emerging learning technologies, this book will help readers assess which technologies are right for their needs. It also covers how to design blended learning solutions, how to develop digital learning content as well as how to evaluate the effectiveness of this digital content.

Most importantly, Designing and Developing Digital and Blended Learning Solutions provides guidance on how to implement digital and blended learning solutions including identifying the appropriate platforms and the roles, tools and processes needed to support effective implementation. Full of practical examples and advice, this is an invaluable guide for students and practitioners alike.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: Digital Technologies, and Learning and Development;
      • - - 1.1: Current Learning Technologies;
      • - - 1.2: Emerging Technologies and Use of Technologies for Learning and Development;
      • - - 1.3: Learning Technologies and Individual Modalities of Learning;
      • - - 1.4: Summary of Chapter 1;
    • Chapter - 02: Designing Blended Learning Solutions;
      • - - 2.1: Blended Learning;
      • - - 2.2: Enhancing Learning;
      • - - 2.3: Structure a Blended Solution to Meet the Underlying Need;
      • - - 2.4: Matching Blended Learning Solutions with the Most Appropriate and Effective Media;
      • - - 2.5: Summary of Chapter 2;
    • Chapter - 03: Designing and Developing Digital Learning Content;
      • - - 3.1: Digital Learning Content;
      • - - 3.2: Roles, Tools and Processes for the Design and Development of Digital Learning Content;
      • - - 3.3: Evaluating Digital Learning Content;
      • - - 3.4: Summary of Chapter 3;
    • Chapter - 04: Implementing Digital and Blended Learning Solutions;
      • - - 4.1: Digital and Blended Learning Platforms;
      • - - 4.2: Roles, Tools and Processes in Delivering and Supporting Digital and Blended Learning Solutions;
      • - - 4.3: Summary of Chapter 4;
    • Chapter - 05: Conclusion;
    • Chapter - 06: References

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About the Author

Dr Mark Loon is a faculty member at Bath Spa University, UK. He holds a PhD and a DBA as well as an MBA. His expertise is in organizational behaviour and his primary research area is in the use of technology in learning and teaching in higher education, learning in the workplace, higher-order thinking dispositions, and leadership development. His secondary research area is within the organizational context that includes organizational learning and change, dynamic capabilities, and business model innovation.

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