In Design For How People Learn, Second Edition, you'll discover how to use the key principles behind learning, memory, and attention to create materials that enable your audience to both gain and retain the knowledge and skills you're sharing. Updated to cover new insights and research into how we learn and remember, this new edition includes new techniques for using social media for learning as well as two brand new chapters on designing for habit and best practices for evaluating learning, such as how and when to use tests. Using accessible visual metaphors and concrete methods and examples, Design For How People Learn, Second Edition will teach you how to leverage the fundamental concepts of instructional design both to improve your own learning and to engage your audience.
If you are a professional computer user familiar with Acrobat basics, and you want to broaden your knowledge on how Acrobat can be applied to your daily work actitives, this is the book for you. Baker and coauthor Tom Carson offer in-depth instruction on methods and processes, real-world tutorials and projects, and detailed coverage of advanced Acrobat features, providing you with invaluable knowledge on how to apply Acrobat to a wide range of industry needs. Whether youre a web designer, hospital administrator, or engineer, this book will expand your knowledge of Acrobat in ways you didnt realize were possible.
The Definitive Guide to Jython, written by the official Jython team leads, covers Jython 2.5 (or 2.5.x)—from the basics to more advanced features. This book begins with a brief introduction to the language and then journeys through Jython’s different features and uses.
The Definitive Guide to Jython is organized for beginners as well as advanced users of the language. The book provides a general overview of the Jython language itself, but it also includes intermediate and advanced topics regarding database, web, and graphical user interface (GUI) applications; Web services/SOA; and integration, concurrency, and parallelism, to name a few.