- 14 Free and Open Source Authoring Tools
- 8 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools
- 31 Free e-Learning Books
However, sometimes it worth to spend money especially if you are a beginner.
The truth is that there are a lot of books for e-Learning professionals. The most of them are for professionals with experience in the e-Learning field but some of them are for beginners. The following list contains my Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners.
=> I would very much appreciate if you share your TOP e-Learning book(s)!
e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning by Ruth Colvin Clark and Richard E. Mayer. (Update 01/21/2011: suggested by B. Phillip Smith)
Hardcover: 496 pages
Publisher: Pfeiffer; 2 edition (September 28, 2007)
The E-Learning Handbook: Past Promises, Present Challenges by Saul Carliner and Patti Shank.
Hardcover: 560 pages
Publisher: Pfeiffer (April 25, 2008)
Designing Successful e-Learning, Michael Allen’s Online Learning Library: Forget What You Know About Instructional Design and Do Something Interesting by Michael Allen.
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Pfeiffer; 1 edition (May 25, 2007)
eLearning by Design by William Horton.
Paperback: 640 pages
Publisher: Pfeiffer; 1 edition (July 28, 2006)
Delivering E-Learning: A Complete Strategy for Design, Application and Assessment by Kenneth Fee.
Hardcover: 208 pages
Publisher: Kogan Page; 1 edition (May 28, 2009)