Book Review: E-Learning and the Science of Instruction


This book offers evidences based on proven guidelines for computer mediated e-learning practices and stands as a “must have book” for e-learners. What makes the book valuable is its approach to explain design principles. The authors not only explain e-learning design basics, but also support their views by empirical evidences integrated into context. The book demonstrates what works in reality. It has 17 chapters that provide evidence-based guidelines for different e-learning forms, and offers a comprehensive review of multimedia learning for both users and designers. In short, the book contains multimedia design principles with current research, and offers effective e-learning guidelines for designers, developers, and consumers of e-learning with a clear, concise language that anyone can easily comprehend.