Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in E-Learning: Issues and Trends: Issues and Trends (Google eBook)

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Yang, Harrison Hao
IGI Global, Oct 31, 2009 - Business & Economics - 604 pages
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As education continues to integrate technological advancements into learning and instruction, a resource dedicated to the latest findings and implications becomes necessary.

The Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in E-Learning: Issues and Trends provides academicians, researchers, and practitioners with a comprehensive view of the historical, conceptual, theoretical, and practical perspectives of conventional e-learning and innovative e-learning 2.0. Presenting cutting-edge research, case studies, best practices, and pedagogical approaches and strategies, this defining reference source incorporates the latest and most discussed Web 2.0 technologies in educational learning and practice.

  

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Contents

ComputerMediated Learning
1
From Web to Web 20 and ELearning 20
19
ELearning 20
38
The Key Elements of Online Learning Communities
61
Generational Learners ELearning Technologies
76
The Digital Generation and Web 20
93
Adult Learners ELearning and Success
116
Online Interaction Styles
138
New Literacies in New Times
294
Transforming Continuing Healthcare Education with ELearning 20
308
Mode Neutral
329
Dispatches from the Graduate Classroom
351
StudentCentered Teaching with Constructionist Technology Tools
367
Challenges for Teacher Education in the Learning Society
385
From Memorable to Transformative ELearning Experiences
402
Authentic Learning in Second Life
422

Strategies for Providing Formative Feedback to Maximize Learner Satisfaction and Online Learning
150
Exploring Ideas and Possibilities of Second Life as an Advanced ELearning Environment
165
When Virtual Communities Click
182
Could Web 20 Technologies Support Knowledge Management in Organizations?
197
ELearning Design for the Information Workplace
211
The Impact of Information Communication Technology ICT to the Greek Educational Community
222
Faculty Use and Perceptions of Web 20 in Higher Education
241
Librarian as Collaborator
260
Implementing ELearning in University 20
278
Student Perceptions and Pedagogical Applications of ELearning Tools in Online Course
440
Using Blogfolios to Enhance Interaction in ELearning Courses
455
MultiTier Knowledge Based System Accessing Learning Object Repository Using Fuzzy XML
471
Finding Information
493
Compilation of References
507
About the Contributors
559
Index
570
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About the author (2009)

Harrison Hao Yang (EdD, Florida International University, 1996) is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at State University of New York at Oswego (USA). His research specialties include assessment and e-folios, distance/flexible education, information literacy, information technology diffusion/integration, learning theories, issues and trends on vocational-technical education, and Web/learning communities. Dr. Yang was the recipient of the SUNY Oswego President Award of Teaching Excellence (2006).

Steve Chi-Yin Yuen (PhD, The Pennsylvania State University, 1984) is a professor in the Department of Technology Education at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM), USA. His research specialties include electronic performance support system, e-learning 2.0, handheld technology in teaching and learning, mobile learning, multimedia instruction, Semantic Web, social networking in education, technology planning and implementation in the classrooms, Web 2.0, Web accessibility, and Web-based instruction. Dr. Yuen was the recipient of USM Excellence in Teaching Award (1997 and 2004), Mississippi Technology Educator of the Year (2002), and Fulbright Scholar Lecturing Award (1992). [Editor]

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