9 Books That Every ELearning Professional Must Read
ELearning professionals constantly look for ways to increase their knowledge about instructional design and eLearning topics. Below are some resources that, I think, should be added to the library of any learning and performance professional.
- ELearning and the Science of Instruction. Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning. by Ruth C. Clark and Richard E. Mayer 3rd edition
- Design For How People Learn (Voices That Matter) by Julie Dirksen
- e-Learning by Design by William Horton
- E-Learning Uncovered: From Concept to Execution by Desiree Ward and Diane Elkins
- ISD From the Ground Up: A No-Nonsense Approach to Instructional Design by Chuck Hodell, 3rd Edition
- Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics that People Understand by Connie Malamed
- Graphics for Learning: Proven Guidelines for Planning, Designing, and Evaluating Visuals in Training Materials by Ruth C. Clark and Chopeta Lyons
- Evidence-based ELearning by Ruth C. Clark
- Scenario-based e-Learning: Evidence-Based Guidelines for Online Workforce Learning by Ruth C. Clark and Richard E. Mayer
- The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education by Karl Kapp.
- Instructional Design for eLearning: Essential Guide to Creating Successful ELearning Courses by Marina Arshavskiy
If there are other books that you found valuable in your career as a learning and performance professional, please share your recommendations.