Electronic Learning Communities: Issues and Practices

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Sorel Reisman, John G. Flores, Denzil Edge
IAP, 2003 - Education - 565 pages
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This title focuses on electronic learning communities created through the development and use of the Internet for instruction and training. Chapters focus on philosophies, background, reviews, technologies, systems, tools, services, strategies, development, implementation and research.
 

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Contents

Interactive Online Educational Experience Evolution of Graded Projects
1
Hybrid Courses as Learning Communities
27
Building Electronic Communities for Distance Learners Beyond the Course Level
73
FacultyLibrarian Collaboration in Online Course
135
A Different Practice Spanning the Digital Divide Through Distance Learning
187
Preparing Faculty Members to Teach in the Elearning Environment
239
Grow Your Own Course Management the Way You Want It
271
Strategies for Teaching Thinking and Promoting Intellectual Development in Online Classes
301
Developing an Effective Online Orientation Course to Prepare Students for Success in a WebBased Learning Environment
367
Course Management as a Pedagogical Imperative
413
Exclusion in International Outline Learning Communities
457
Yours Theirs Mine Just Who Owns Those Distance Courses?
489
Writing Winning Distance Education Teaching and Learning Grants
501
About the Authors
549
Subject Index
555
Copyright

Online Learning as An Improvement? The Case of Economic Principles
349

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