Encyclopedia of Distance Learning, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Idea Group Inc (IGI), 2005 - Distance education - 2397 pages
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Educational practices and techniques are seemingly endless due to classroom integration and use of distance learning programs and technologies. With the eyes of academic communities looking towards these advanced learning integrations to take education into the future, knowledge on recent developments and practical solutions to educational problems are pertinent to educators of the 21st century. The Encyclopedia of Distance Learning, Second Edition encompasses the latest concepts, trends, issues, and technologies in the field of distance learning, providing an audience of practitioners, researchers, educators, and students with a critical mass of knowledge on an emerging and significant educational field of study. Containing over 100 research articles by internationally-renowned professionals, this must-have resource contributes the latest findings and practices in topic areas such as computer-based learning, teaching methodologies, and distance learning programs.
  

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Contents

Interaction in Distance Learning
1244
Interaction in WebBased Learning
1250
Interactions Online
1259
Internet Access and Software Alternatives forStudents on the Wrong Side of the DigitalDivide
1268
Internet Marketing Techniques forOnline Programs
1274
Introduction to Learning ManagementSystems
1280
Issues in Implementing Online Education in a IDeveloping Country
1287
IT to Facilitate Distance Education
1291

Advancing the Effective Use of Technology inHigher Education
62
Aging and Online Learning
66
AnonymityFeatured Group Support Systemsand Creativity
74
Applying Change Creation to Improve Online Learning
81
Assessing Collaborative Learning
89
Assessment of Complex Learning Outcomes in Online Learning Environments
94
Assessment Tasks in Online Courses
103
Assessment Academic Integrity and Community Online
108
Asynchronous Online Foreign Language Courses
115
Asynchronous vs Synchronous Interaction
122
Automobile Traffic Impact of Distance Learning
132
Barriers to and Strategies for Faculty Integration of IT
138
The Beam Analysis Tool BAT
146
Behaviorism and Developments in Instructional Design and Technology
153
The Benefits for Faculty Teaching in Online Band F2F Environments
173
Best Practices for Designing Distance BEducation and the UMT Approach
181
Between Tradition and Innovation in ICT and BTeaching
187
Blended Learning
194
Blended Learning as a Transformative DesignApproach
200
Bringing Out the Best in Virtual Teams
205
Build an Online Program Consortium
212
Building an Interactive ELab
217
The Case for Open Education Resources Distance and Distributed Education to Support the Growing Knowledge Economy in India
224
A Case Study Exploring Quality Standards forQuality ELearning
232
Challenges and Issues of Teaching Online
241
Challenges and Opportunities of CComputerBased Learning for Senior Citizens
247
Challenges for ELearning and Adult Students Cin Higher Education
253
Challenges of Change Management inELearning
260
The Changing Role of Faculty
266
A Checklist for a New Millennium School CScience Department
273
Classroom Critical Incidents
275
Cognitive Apprenticeship and Writing in Distance and Online Learning
282
Cognitive Approaches to Understanding the Challenge of Learning by Means of Computers and Personal Digital Assistants PDAs
289
Cognitive Profiling in LifeLong Learning
295
Collaboration Among Multicultural Virtual Teams
306
Collaboration in Online Communications
314
Collaborative and Cooperative Learning
319
Collaborative Learning in a ContributionOriented Pedagogy
327
Collaborative Learning Technologies
334
Communicating Across Boundaries
340
Communication and Media Theory
342
Communities in TechnologyEnhanced Environments for Learning
345
Communities of Inquiry in Online Learning
352
Community in the Online Environment
356
Completion Rates and Distance Learners
361
Computer AssistedAided Language Learning
368
ComputerAided Language Learning
374
ComputerAssisted Language Learning in East Asia
377
A Computers Teacher Power
389
Conceiving a Learning Organization Model for Online Education
391
Connecting K12 Schools in Higher Education
398
Constructing Knowledge through Online Bulletin Board Discussions
403
Constructing Technology Integrated Activities Cthat Engage Elementary Students in Learning
411
Constructivist Teaching and Learning in aWebBased Environment
418
Contextual Design of Online LearningTechnologies
424
Continuing Science Education of the GlobalPublic
432
ContributionOriented Pedagogy
439
The Cooperation Solution for Universities
447
Cooperative Agents in WebBased DistanceLearning
454
Copyright with an International Perspectivefor Academics
464
Core Competencies for FacilitatingAsynchronous Discussions
480
Corporate Higher Education Alliance
487
CostEffectiveness
498
Course Management Meets Social Networking in Moodle
505
Creating an Electronic Student TeachingPortfolio
510
Creating Positive ELearning Experiences for COnline Students
517
Critical Elements in Effective Teaching in the CNew Millennium
525
CrossCultural Issues in Online Learning
527
Cybercells and the Integration of Actual and CVirtual Groups
537
Delphi and NGT for Consensus Building DEResearch
541
Designing a Distributed Learning Experience
548
Designing and Developing Online and DDistance Courses
555
Designing Blended Learning Environments
562
Designing Effective ComputerBased Learning DMaterials
571
Designing Instruction for Successful OnlineLearning
580
Designing Online Learning Programs
586
Designing Online Mental Training Using Web Excellence
596
Detection and Deterrence of Plagiarism inOnline Learning Environments
604
Developing Prescriptive Taxonomies forDistance Learning Instructional Design
616
Diffusion of Computers in School
631
Digital Divide
636
Dimensions of Student Satisfaction on OnlinePrograms
640
Disability Chronic Illness and DistanceEducation
646
A Discussion of Online Learning andPedagogical Frameworks
656
Distance Education in Small Island Nations
661
Distance Education in Turkey
671
Distance Learning and EducationalTechnology in Malaysia
676
Distance Learning and the Scholarship ofTeaching and Learning
690
Distance Learning for Health Professions DEducation
695
Distance Learning in Incarcerated Populations
705
Distance Learning in 21st Century Education
711
Distance Learning Rehabilitation of AutisticReasoning
720
Diverse Models of Distance Teaching DUniversities
727
Document Delivery
734
Download Delay Tolerable Wait Time andOnline Learning
736
An Economic Model for Evaluating Costs and EBenefits for Distance Education Programs
741
Educational Gaming Avatars
746
Educational MiniClips in Distance Learning
754
Educational Technology and Learning Theory
759
Educational Technology in the Middle East
764
Effective TechnologyMediated Education for EAdult Chinese Learners
771
The Effect of Cultural Differences and EEducational Technology on DistanceEducation in the South Pacific
779
Effects of ComputerMediated ECommunication
787
The Efficacy of Current Assessment Tools and ETechniques for Assessment of Complex andPerformanceBased Learning Outcomes inOnline Learning
793
ELearning and MLearning Problems
803
ELearning and Semantic Technologies
810
ELearning as Organizational Strategy
817
ELearning Design Quality
831
ELearning in India
840
ELearning Industry
847
ELearning Study Skills Training Using Proven EPedagogies
855
Electronic Performance Support ELearning Eand Knowledge Management
863
Electronic Portfolios
870
Electronic Portfolios in Teacher Education
877
EMentoring
885
EModerating
890
Employers Perceptions of Online DegreePrograms
898
Enhanced Instructional Presentations and EFieldWebs
907
Enhancing Student Productivity Using a ECreativity Tutorial
915
Ensuring Quality in TechnologyFocusedProfessional Development
924
Enterprise Model
932
Environments for Mobile Learning
937
An EPortfolio Scheme of Flexible Online ELearning
941
Evaluating Distance Education
950
Evaluating Online Programs
955
Evaluating Online Programs Using a BSCApproach
958
Evaluating Quality in the Online Classroom
965
The Evolution of K12 Online Learning Policyfrom a Void to a Patchwork
974
The Evolution of Online Composition EPedagogy
981
Evolving Technologies Supportive of ECollaborative Learning
987
Expanding Desktop Libraries
995
Facilitating Connected Knowing Through FVirtual Learning Communities
1003
Facilitation of WebBased Courses Designedfor Adult Learners
1012
Faculty Participation in Distance EducationPrograms
1016
Faculty Support Systems
1022
A Framework for Assessing FTechnologyAssisted Learning Outcomes
1027
From RD Project to Virtual Universities
1032
The Future of Teaching and LearningTechnologies
1040
A Global Initiative in Forensic Education
1046
Group Leadership in Online CollaborativeLearning
1052
Growth of Online Schooling in Canada
1060
Heuristically Evaluating WebBased ODL
1066
High School Online Learning
1072
History of Distance Learning Professional HAssociations
1079
A Holistic Model of Thinking Skills in theDigital Era
1088
How Blended Teacher Education CoursesImpact Learning in K12 Settings
1094
Hybrid and Traditional Course Formats
1101
Hypermedia Modules for Distance Education Hand Beyond
1107
Implementing a Laptop Program within a ICollege of Pharmacy
1113
Implementing a Statewide Electronic Portfolio IInfrastructure
1117
Implementing Learning Support Systems
1125
Implementing Successful Online LearningCommunities
1134
Improving Evaluations inComputerSupported Learning Projects
1142
Improving Learning and Reducing Costs forOnline Learning
1148
Inadequate Infrastructure and the Infusion of ITechnology into K12 Education
1155
Increasing Web Accessibility and Usability in IHigher Education
1157
Informal Communication in Virtual LearningEnvironments
1164
Informal Learning Projects and World WideVoluntary CoMentoring
1169
Information Literacy
1178
InformationRich Learning Contexts
1183
Innovation and Technology for 21st Century IEducation
1189
Innovation in WebEnhanced Learning
1197
An Innovative ELearning Platform forVocational Training of European Local PoliceForces
1204
Instructional Immediacy Online
1212
Instructor Presence in Online Distance Classes
1216
The Intangibles
1220
Integrating Library Services into theWebBased Learning Curriculum
1222
Integrating New Technologies to PromoteDistance Learning
1228
JustinTime Training JITT and its JImplications for Teaching and Learning
1297
K12 Schools and Online Learning
1306
Laptops and Teacher Transformation
1313
A LargeScale Model for Working with Subject LMatter Experts
1319
Leadership Competency in Virtual Teams
1330
Leadership in Technology Integration
1338
Learner Perceptions of Online Courses
1340
A LearnerCentered Perspective onELearning
1346
Learning Management Systems
1355
Learning Outcomes Across Instructional LDelivery Modes
1363
Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences
1369
Library Services for Distance EducationStudents in Higher Education
1380
Life Cycle Challenges of Online LearningSupport Systems
1384
Marketing Library Services to Distance MLearners
1391
Measuring Effectiveness in Online Instruction
1399
Meeting the Academic and Practical Needs ofa Criminal Justice DL Program
1404
Methods and Tools for Online Objective MTesting
1409
Millennium Teachers in a Global Context
1418
Minorities and the Online University
1419
Mobile Educational Technology
1424
Mobile Learning Implementation and Issues
1432
A Model for Evaluating Online Programs
1438
A Model for Global Distance Education MProjects
1449
Motivating the Adult Learner Online
1456
Multimedia as a CrossChannel for Cultures Mand Languages
1461
Necessities for Effective AsynchronousLearning
1468
The Need for a WellManaged Technology NInfrastructure
1475
The New Space of the University in the NDigital Age
1477
Normalizing an OffCampus Course withVideoConferencing
1482
Online Collaborative Learning and LeadershipDevelopment
1488
Online Education Standardization and Roles
1493
Online Instruction as a Caring Endeavor
1497
Online Learner Expectations
1501
Online Learning Community
1506
Online Learning Experiences of UniversityStudents
1512
Online Learning Teams
1519
Online Mentoring
1525
Online Support for Collaborative Authentic OActivities
1529
The Open Learning Initiative ScientificallyDesigned and Feedback Driven eLearning
1534
Open Student Models
1541
The Open University of Israel
1546
The Open University United Kingdom
1554
Openness Dimensions of Distance Teaching OUniversities
1557
Operational Performance Guidelines forOnline Instructors
1564
Opportunities and Opportunity Cost in OPreparing Millennium Teachers
1571
Organizing Faculty for Distance Learning
1573
Overcoming the Digital Divide
1578
Participation of Distance Learning Students in PExperiments
1585
Participatory Learning Approach
1591
Partnerships
1597
PartTime Faculty Affiliation with the Virtual PUniversity
1605
Pedagogy and Learning in the Virtual World ofSecond Life
1610
The Pedagogy of Social Development inOnline Learning
1620
Planning and Teaching O
1628
Planning for the Present and Future of PVideoconferencing
1639
Podcasting as Mobile Learning
1644
Postgraduate Degree by Distance Learning
1651
Preparing Faculty for Distance LearningTeaching
1660
Preparing Teachers to Teach Online
1665
The Problems and Possibilities of Virtual PSchools
1673
Process and Product Oriented OnlineCollaborative Learning Tasks
1680
The Professional Learning Model
1686
Programmed Instruction Resources
1693
Quality Assurance and Online HigherEducation
1700
Quality Distance Learning Programs and QProcesses
1709
Quality Function Deployment in TrainingDesign
1714
The Quality Matters Program
1723
Quality Processes in Distance Education
1728
Questions for the Student Evaluation ofDistance Courses
1734
ReEnacted Affiliative Meanings and RBranding in Open and Distance Education
1739
Religion and Online Learning
1744
Remote Teaching Laboratories in Science and REngineering
1749
Repurposing Educational Content into anInternational Market
1754
Research on Cultural Factors in GlobalELearning
1758
Research on the Effects of Media andPedagogy in Distance Education
1766
Research on the ETeacher in the K12Distance Education Classroom
1774
ResearchBased Distance Learning Services in Rthe Northern Pacific
1779
Researching Distance Education
1786
Return on Investment in Training
1794
A Reusable LearningObject Approach toDesigning Online Courses
1800
Riding the School Bus Called Technology
1806
The Role of Learning Objects in DistanceLearning
1808
Rubrics as an Assessment Tool in Distance Education
1814
A ScenarioBased Instructional Design Model
1820
School Reform and the Maturing of OnlineLearning
1828
SchoolWide Factors Facilitating Technology Integration and Implementation
1836
Security and Privacy in Distance Education
1839
SelfDirected Learning with WebBased SResources
1847
SelfNormalizing Distance Learning Tools
1853
Shareable Learning Objects
1858
Shifting Perceptions within Online SProblemBased Learning
1865
Significance and Uniqueness of Personalized ECoaching
1876
The Sloan Consortium
1884
Social Connection Theory for Online ProblemSolving Groups
1894
Social Presence
1900
Social Presence in Distance Learning Brian
1907
Soft Technology Skills and the Teacher of the21st Century
1914
Strengthening the Internal Quality Assurance Mechanisms in Open and Distance Learning Systems
1916
Stress of Nursing Students Studying Online
1923
The Stress of Online Learning
1931
Strong Networks Grow Distance Learning
1937
Student Retention in Online Education
1944
Student Support Services
1951
Success Predictors in Graduate Online SLearning
1957
Successful SelfFunding ELearning Programs
1966
Successful Strategies in Online Courses
1973
Support of Online Learning through Intelligent Programs
1978
Supporting Online Collaborative Learning in Mathematics
1987
Supporting the Implementation of Online Learning
1994
Surpassing Online Learning Obstacles
2000
Systems Model of Educational Processes
2008
Tablet PCs as Online Learning Tools
2017
TaskOriented Information Organization and Retrieval in Online Learning
2023
Teacher Electronic Portfolios
2032
Teachers for the New Millennium
2040
Teaching and Learning Image Courses with Visual Forms
2044
Teaching Culture and Communication with Online Media
2050
Teaching Medical Statistics over the Internet
2059
Teaching Style in the Online Classroom
2067
Technology and Disabilities in the Century Ahead
2077
Technology Barriers and Opportunities
2082
Technology Diffusion
2086
Technology Enriched Active Learning TEAL Tfor Summer Sessions
2089
Ten Scalability Factors in Distance Education
2095
TextOnly Web Techniques
2103
There are So Many More than Three Barriers
2108
Threaded Discussion
2110
Total Quality Management in Higher TEducation
2119
Towards a Pesonalized ELearning System
2124
Transforming Universities in the Online World
2135
Trends and Issues of Virtual K12 Schools
2141
Trends in Distance Education in South America
2146
Tropical Medicine Open Learning Environment
2155
21st Century EStudent Services
2160
The Two Most Important Competencies for Millenniem Teachers
2168
Ubiquitous Learning and Handhelds
2171
Understanding Different Categories of Attrition in Distance Education Programs
2177
Understanding Dynamic Change and Creation of Learning Organizations
2187
Universal Design for Learning
2192
Universal Design of Distance and Online ULearning
2195
Use of Cognitive Apprenticeship Framework in Online Learning
2202
The Use of Electronic Games in Distance Learning as a Tool for Teaching and Learning
2209
Using Assistive Technologies in MillenniumTeaching
2224
Using Course Maps for Easy Classroom toComputer Transition
2226
Using Gagnés Events of Instruction to Analyze Online Course Quality
2231
Using Heutagogy to Address the Needs of Online Learners
2239
Using Intelligent Tutoring Technologies to Enhance Online Learning Environments
2246
Using Simulation with W ikis and Journals toTeach Advanced Clinical Practice
2252
Vicarious Learning
2261
Videoconferencing for Supervision of Graduate Students
2268
Virtual Organizations in PostGraduate Education in Egypt
2275
Virtual School Administration
2282
Virtual Teamwork in Distance Education
2288
Web Accessibility
2293
Web Conferencing in Distance Education
2298
WebBased Remote Experimentation
2306
WebBased Collaborative Assessment Systems
2319
WebBased Course Development Tools
2324
WebBased Multimedia Childrens Art Cultivation
2331
A WebBased Tool for Teaching WLAN Design WFundamentals to Undergraduates
2337
Western Governors University and CompetencyBased Education
2346
What the Millennium Teacher Must Know and Be Able to Do
2353
Where Does Work End and Home Life Begin?
2355
Winning an ELearning Proposal or Grant
2362
Young Peoples Net Cultures
2369
Zone of Proximal Development and Scaffolding Online
2376
Index
2382
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Rogers is a Professor at Bemidji State University in the department of Professional Education, with doctoral preparation in both Art Education and Instructional Systems and Technology.

Caroline Howard is on the faculty of the Goizueta Business School of Emory University where she teaches in the Decision Information area. She has an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD from University of California, Irvine. She researches, consults and publishes in the areas of distance education, electronic commerce and telecommuting.

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