Flexible Learning in a Digital World: Experiences and Expectations

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Psychology Press, 2001 - Education - 231 pages
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Betty Collis and Jef Moonen present a series of proven and practical guidelines, based on their balanced experience of using technology in education. Together, these give readers an overview of how technological applications in education can be developed and harnessed.
 

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Contents

Flexible learning its not just about distance
8
What is flexible learning?
9
Components of flexible learning in higher education
18
Summing up
26
Be specific
28
You cant not do it
29
The context for change in higher education
30
Factors influencing change in higher education
36
Implications for the instructor
104
New roles for the instructional designer
107
Summing up
108
Watch the speed limit
109
When do or dont we get our investment back?
110
getting our investment back
111
Measuring effectiveness
114
Measuring costs
121

Summing up
43
Will they use it?
44
change phases in the institution
45
Factors that influence initiation
48
the 4E Model
52
initiation and implementation phases
58
the big challenge
60
new leaders new focuses
64
Summing up
65
Dont forget the road map
66
Something for everyone
67
So much available so little used
68
Technology selection theories and research
71
watch out for too much
74
a new approach
75
WWWbased coursemanagement systems
78
Choosing a WWW system
82
Summing up
85
Pedagogy making the U turn
86
What are the keys aspects of our pedagogical model?
87
Cycles of learning activities
89
Making the U turn
93
Guidelines for the U Approach
99
Simplified ROI
124
who wins who loses?
128
Get a new measuring stick
129
Practising what we preach getting started
130
early 1990s to 1997
133
199798 Year 1 of TeleTOP
142
Results of Year I
159
Practising what we preach keeping going
163
Year 2 of TeleTOP 199899
164
Year 3 of TeleTOP 19992000
177
2000 and beyond
188
Summing up
190
A new economy for education?
191
Characteristics of the new economy
192
Identifying dimensions for change
194
Scenarios for flexible learning
198
The scenario evolution in practice
200
Summing up and looking forward
209
References
211
Subject index
223
Author index
229
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About the author (2001)

Collis teaches at the University of Twente, Netherlands.

Moonen is well known for his work in this field for the World Bank and UNESCO, among others.

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