Emerging Technologies in Distance Education
Athabasca University Press, 2010 - Education - 335 pages
A one-stop knowledge resource, Emerging Technologies in Distance Education showcases the international work of research scholars and innovative distance education practitioners who use emerging interactive technologies for teaching and learning at a distance.
This widely anticipated book harnesses the dispersed knowledge of international experts who highlight pedagogical, organizational, cultural, social, and economic factors that influence the adoption and integration of emerging technologies in distance education. Whether as a result of technological advances, changing mindsets, or economic and organizational pressures, this book provides expert advice on how educators can launch effective and engaging distance education initiatives. It goes beyond the hype surrounding Web 2.0 technologies and highlights the important issues that researchers and educators need to consider to enhance educational practice.
George Veletsionos is assistant professor of instructional technology at the University of Texas.
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Theories for Learning with Emerging Technologies
Imagining MultiRoles in Web 2 0 Distance Education
Applying Social Networking
Learning Designs for Emerging Technologies
Developing Personal Learning Networks for Open and Social Learning
Creating a Culture of Community in the Online Classroom Using
Structured Dialogue Embedded within Emerging Technologies