Foreword to the First Edition

Only Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

The concept of e-learning in many formats has been around since 1997, as Cindy aptly describes in her first chapter. Age, however, isn’t a precursor for maturity, and repetition isn’t a synonym for expertise.

So while the training profession is moving into its second decade of “practicing” the concept of e-learning, and more specifically virtual learning, few of us have been “perfecting” our design and delivery. As Vince Lombardi said, “Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.” Cindy gives us the tools in this book to begin to perfect our virtual training skills.

Why is this important? Most organizations are seeing an increase in the use of virtual ...

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