A compilation of articles on e-learning written by Clive Shepherd over the past three
Its 28 chapters include more than 100 interviews with suppliers
and users, and 24 case studies.
Each chapter examines an important
aspect of e-learning, with the uninitiated reader in mind, but with a
depth of critical analysis that will appeal to seasoned campaigners.
Purchase a copy
|Learning Object Design Assistant
LODA is a reference tool for designers and writers of online learning
and performance support materials, to help them select the right strategy
to meet their particular objectives.
LODA provides detailed instructions for more than 40 types of learning
and knowledge object, along with six comprehensive visual demos.
Available as a book, e-book and online tool.
Purchase a copy
Clive Shepherd has moved
If you enjoy Clive's articles, go to
the Above and Beyond
site, where more than 25 monthly of his columns are now available for you to
read free of charge. Contact Clive.
Learning media blender
The Learning Media Blender is a simple
interactive tool that allows you to experiment visually with different media
options for your blended learning solution. Simply give your project a name
and then drag the media options that you require into the blender. Working
with the tool ensures that you consider all the options before making a
decision. Download the blender.
Online trainers' toolkit - version 2
The Online Trainers' Toolkit provides you with a wide
range of templates to help you put together your own web-based training courses. It has
already proved its worth in the development of more than 50 hours of highly-interactive
online learning material for the courses Web pages that Work,
The Online Trainer and The Online Tutor. Now you can do
the same and at absolutely no cost. New version 2 uses
Dynamic HTML for speedier authoring and delivery..
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Also available free from Fastrak are two mini
toolkits. Both provide you with a range of question templates that you can easily
integrate into your own online courses. The first uses frames but will work with version 3
browsers. The second uses Dynamic HTML but is restricted to version 4 browsers and above.
Either way, if you just want question templates and don't want a completely integrated
package, the mini toolkits are for you.
Download a mini toolkit.
About this site
TACTIX provides tips and tools for trainers and other
communicators looking to improve their effectiveness within their organisations through
the application of new technology. TACTIX will be of interest to anyone already working
with, or exploring the potential for intranets, online learning, CD-ROM or any other form
of interactive media.
Here's a quick guide to the main options available within
- Features: check out the range of
articles and papers
- Fastools: try out one of Fastrak's
unique on-line decision-making tools or the Online Trainers' Toolkit
download any of the Fastrak tools
- Fastlinx: other web sites that
offer useful information for trainers and communicators
- Fastrak: if you're interested in
Fastrak's training and consultancy services, look here
- Fastline: how to