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Matthew Murdoch and Treion Muller are senior online learning executives at FranklinCovey, a premier corporate training firm whose clients include many Fortune 500 companies. Their outstanding, authoritative book makes it clear that they have the chops to teach you how to organize online learning initiatives and how to plan, set up and run virtual classrooms. True to the authors’ “keep it short” philosophy, their book is concise. Mirroring their protocol for virtual learning, each chapter ends with interactive exercises. getAbstract recommends their concrete, easy-to-understand, highly enthusiastic explanation of virtual learning programs to chief learning officers, as well as to corporate education and training professionals.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What the “learning explosion” is;
  • How to plan, organize and conduct online learning; and
  • How to apply the nine rules that govern virtual education.
 

About the Authors

Matthew Murdoch is the global director of online learning at FranklinCovey, an international training firm, where Treion Muller is chief e-learning architect.

 

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The New (Virtual) Reality
The virtual classroom is “the new learning reality,” the boundary-free corporate training method of the future. Consider the possibilities: At the exact same moment, a Japanese teenager is using his mobile device to teach himself a new subject, an Australian entrepreneur...

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    Jorge Poyatos 3 years ago
    Great book!
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    Patrick Brigger 5 years ago
    Lots of inspiring ideas. Focused on how to become a Virtual classroom teacher
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    Janne Ohtonen 6 years ago
    This was interesting abstract to read and I have to get the whole version of the book. I think anyone who is doing or plans to do online teaching, should take a look at this book. There are many things to consider when planning online teaching and this book might help you to keep those things easier in mind.

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