E Learning

Author: Bryn Holmes
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1848604572
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E Learning from the Author: Bryn Holmes. e-Learning is now an essential component of education. Globalization, the proliferation of information available on the Internet and the importance of knowledge-based economies have added a whole new dimension to teaching and learning. As more tutors, students and trainees, and institutions adopt online learning there is a need for resources that will examine and inform this field. Using examples from around the world, the authors of e-Learning: Concepts and Practices provide an in-depth examination of past, present and future e-learning approaches, and explore the implications of applying e-learning in practice. Topics include: - educational evolution - enriching the learning experience - learner empowerment - design concepts and considerations - creation of e-communities - communal constructivism This book is essential reading for anyone involved in technology enhanced learning systems, whether an expert or coming new to the area. It will be of particular relevance to those involved in teaching or studying for information technology in education degrees, in training through e-learning courses and with developing e-learning resources. Bryn Holmes is an assistant professor in Education at Concordia University, Montreal and director of an Internet company, Inishnet, which offers research and consultancy in online education. John Gardner is a professor of education at Queen's University, Belfast and his main research areas include policy and practice in information and communications technology in education.

Socio Cultural Impacts Of Workplace E Learning Epistemology Ontology And Pedagogy

Author: Remtulla, Karim A.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1615208364
Size: 38.50 MB
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Socio Cultural Impacts Of Workplace E Learning Epistemology Ontology And Pedagogy from the Author: Remtulla, Karim A.. "This book is about using socio-culturally based research in the study of technology, learning, and workers, for the purposes of a better workplace adult education and training from workplace e-learning"--Provided by publisher.

International Handbook Of E Learning Volume 2

Author: Mohamed Ally
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317643577
Size: 28.66 MB
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International Handbook Of E Learning Volume 2 from the Author: Mohamed Ally. The International Handbook of e-Learning, Volume 2 provides a comprehensive compendium of implementation and practice in all aspects of e-learning, one of the most significant ongoing global developments in the entire field of education. Covering the integration, challenges, implications, and context-appropriate use of open education networks, blended learning, mobile technologies, social media, and other platforms in a variety of unique international settings, these thirty contributions illustrate the wide-ranging applications and solutions made possible by this rapidly growing new paradigm. Case studies are driven by empirical research and attention to cultural specificity, while future research needs are discussed in relation to both confirmed practice and recent changes in the field. The book will be of interest to anyone seeking to create and sustain meaningful, supportive learning environments within today’s anytime, anywhere framework, from teachers, administrators, and policy makers to corporate and government trainers.

Effects Of Information Capitalism And Globalization On Teaching And Learning

Author: Adeoye, Blessing F.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466661631
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Effects Of Information Capitalism And Globalization On Teaching And Learning from the Author: Adeoye, Blessing F.. "This book examines issues concerning emerging multimedia technologies and their challenges and solutions in teaching and learning, exploring the global society's effect on learning"--Provided by publisher.

Human Computer Interaction Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466687908
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Human Computer Interaction Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications from the Author: Management Association, Information Resources. As modern technologies continue to develop and evolve, the ability of users to interface with new systems becomes a paramount concern. Research into new ways for humans to make use of advanced computers and other such technologies is necessary to fully realize the potential of 21st century tools. Human-Computer Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications gathers research on user interfaces for advanced technologies and how these interfaces can facilitate new developments in the fields of robotics, assistive technologies, and computational intelligence. This four-volume reference contains cutting-edge research for computer scientists; faculty and students of robotics, digital science, and networked communications; and clinicians invested in assistive technologies. This seminal reference work includes chapters on topics pertaining to system usability, interactive design, mobile interfaces, virtual worlds, and more.

Globalization And Political Ethics

Author: Richard B. Day
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004155813
Size: 78.21 MB
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Globalization And Political Ethics from the Author: Richard B. Day. This book measures the current institutional and political realities surrounding globalization against philosophical ideals. Though the contributors share no particular orthodoxy, they do share the conviction that human responsibility is possible in circumstances that often appear to deny human agency.

Artificial Intelligence Applications In Distance Education

Author: Kose, Utku
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466662778
Size: 47.51 MB
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Artificial Intelligence Applications In Distance Education from the Author: Kose, Utku. "This book seeks to examine the efforts made to bridge the gap between student and educator with computer applications through an in-depth discussion of applications employed to overcome the problems encountered during educational processes"--Provided by publisher.

Handbook Of Research On Estimation And Control Techniques In E Learning Systems

Author: Mkrttchian, Vardan
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466694904
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Handbook Of Research On Estimation And Control Techniques In E Learning Systems from the Author: Mkrttchian, Vardan. Improvements in the application of online learning technologies are continually on the rise as the expectation for individuals to obtain a higher education grows and more people are seeking alternative modes of education. As more institutions implement e-learning systems, it has become increasingly important to explore the advancements and obstacles of these technologies. The Handbook of Research on Estimation and Control Techniques in E-Learning Systems presents the latest research in online learning and educational technologies for a diverse range of students and educational environments. Featuring comprehensive coverage on the implementation and usage of e-education systems, this publication explores a variety of pertinent topics including, but not limited to, ubiquitous computer technology, e-learning environments, and challenges in implementing these technologies, serving as a crucial reference source for researchers, professionals, academicians, students, government officials, and technology developers interested in the adoption and implementation of e-learning systems.

Learning Technologies And Globalization

Author: Nada Dabbagh
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331922963X
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Learning Technologies And Globalization from the Author: Nada Dabbagh. This brief describes the evolutionary and global impact of the techno-social transformation on learning technologies in terms of emerging pedagogical frameworks and applications. it provides examples of such applications in higher education, K-12, and the workplace, across the globe. The transformation and diffusion of ICT into an ever-present and accessible phenomenon is fundamentally shaping human activity and culture, changing human identity, and redefining globalization. Global activities have widened, intensified, and accelerated as a result of ICT integration generating a new awareness of the world as a techno-social environment. This emergent global environment is introducing unprecedented socio-economic opportunities; however, it is also bringing new risks and challenges, particularly as this relates to learning technologies, most especially in higher education contexts.