Online and Distance Learning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

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Tomei, Lawrence A.
IGI Global, Jul 31, 2007 - Business & Economics - 4032 pages
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Online and Distance Learning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides a comprehensive collection of case studies, empirical research, conceptual demonstrations, and best practices on Web-enabled learning technologies. This comprehensive, six-volume collection addresses all prominent aspects of online and distance learning, including information communication technologies applied to education, virtual classrooms, pedagogical systems, Web-based learning communities and library information systems, virtual universities, and numerous other topics. Collecting defining research in over 300 chapters from 544 contributors representing more than 40 countries, Online and Distance Learning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications enables libraries to provide a foundational reference to meet the information needs of researchers, educators, practitioners, administrators, and all other stakeholders in the online and distance learning context.

 

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Contents

Chapter 44 Perspectives from Multiplayer Video Gamers
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Customizable Learning in a K16 Setting
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Chapter 46 Issues of ELearning in Third World Countries
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Chapter 47 Knowledge Representation in Intelligent Educational Systems
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Chapter 48 Modes of Openness and Flexibility in Cognitive Flexibility Hypertext Learning Environments
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A Case Study
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Chapter 410 Creating and Using Multiple Media in an Online Course
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Chapter 411 Educational Theory into Practice Software ETIPS
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Chapter 16 Innovation and Technology for 21st Century Education
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Chapter 17 Making the Case for CaseBased Learning in Computer Information Systems
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Chapter 18 What is an Authentic Learning Environment?
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Effects Cases Pedagogy and Implications
78
Chapter 110 Patterns in Electronic Brainstorming
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Chapter 111 Using Audience Response Systems to Develop Critical Thinking Skills
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Chapter 112 Mobile Educational Technology
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Chapter 113 Learning Styles and Adaptive ICTBased Learning Environment
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Chapter 114 What Do They Learn?
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Chapter 115 Online ProblemBased Learning Approach in Higher Education
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Chapter 116 ReEnacted Affiliative Meanings and Branding in Open and Distance Education
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Chapter 117 Opportunities for Open Source ELearning
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Chapter 118 Researching Distance Education and ELearning
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Where Do Lecturers Fit?
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Chapter 120 Security and Privacy in Distance Education1
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Chapter 121 Evaluation of Computer Adaptive Testing Systems
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Chapter 122 Accessibility of Technology in Higher Education
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Chapter 123 Virtual Reality and Immersive Technology in Education
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Chapter 124 Student Retention in Online Education
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Chapter 125 Assessing Satisfaction and Academic Locus of Control of Dropout Students in Online Learning Courses
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Principles for Adaptive Hypermedia Learning Systems
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Chapter 127 Issues in Delivering Course Material via the Web
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Chapter 128 Ten Scalability Factors in Distance Education
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Chapter 129 Strategies for Teaching Students with Exceptional Needs in Cyber Schools
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Chapter 130 Traditional Education and Distance Learning
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Teaching vs Reality
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Chapter 132 Distance Education in the Era of Internet
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Chapter 133 Simulation Training and Education Between Theory and Practice
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Chapter 134 Pedagogy in Commercial Video Games
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Chapter 135 Instructors Experiences with Using Groupware to Support Collaborative ProjectBased Learning
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Making Connections to Research and Scientific Data
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Chapter 137 Educational Technology Standards
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Chapter 138 Administering a Virtual School
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Chapter 139 Evaluating ContentManagement Systems for Online Learning Programs
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Chapter 140 BrainBased Learning
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Chapter 141 Usability Evaluation of Online Learning Programs
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Chapter 142 Intelligent and Adaptive WebBased Instruction
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Chapter 143 Connecting K12 Schools in Higher Education
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Chapter 144 Gender and Education in Oral Traditions Culture and ICTs
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Chapter 145 Gender and the Culture of Computing in Applied IT Education
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Chapter 146 Medical Education in the 21st Century
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Problems and Solutions Benefits and Implications
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Chapter 148 Distance Education Associations
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Chapter 149 Integrating Technology Literacy and Information Literacy
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Chapter 150 Gender Education and Video Games
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Chapter 151 Educational Technology and Learning Theory
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Chapter 152 The Relationship Between ECollaboration and Cognition
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Chapter 153 Adult Learners in Higher Education
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What is of Educational Value?
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Chapter 155 Delivering WebBased Education
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Chapter 156 Evaluating Distance Education and ELearning
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Chapter 157 High Performance Publisher Subscriber Communication for Adaptive Collaborative WebBased Learning
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Chapter 158 Evaluating Student Learning in Distance Education
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Chapter 159 Distance Education Success Factors
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Chapter 160 Interactivity in WebBased Learning
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Keeping Learners Motivated in Onine Courses
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Section 2 Online and Distance Learning Development and Design Methodologies
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Chapter 21 Systems Model of Educational Processes
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Chapter 22 ELearning Environment
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Chapter 23 A Conceptual Architecture for the Development of Interactive Educational Multimedia
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Chapter 24 Hypermedia Modules for Distance Learning
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Chapter 25 Understanding Section 508 and Its Implications for Distance Education
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Chapter 26 Inadequate Infrastructure and the Infusion of Technology into K12 Education
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An ActorNetwork Approach
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The Implicit the Formal and the Powerful
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Chapter 29 A Comparative Analysis of ComputerSupported Learning Models and Guidelines
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Chapter 210 Evaluating Learning Management Systems Leveraging Learned Experiences from Interactive Multimedia
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Chapter 211 Online Education and Manufacturing Mode
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A Method for Adaptive Instructional Design
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An Open Knowledge Management Model
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Chapter 214 Innovations for Online Collaborative Learning in Mathematics
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Making Corporate Technololgy Systems Work for the Learning Organization
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Chapter 216 The Essential Elements of Interactive Multimedia Distance Learning Systems
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Chapter 217 Using Virtual Instrument to Develop a RealTime WebBased Laboratory
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Development of QualityRelated Models
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Design Principles for Advanced ComputerBased Learning Support
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Designing Augmented Reality Games to Teach the Critical Thinking of History
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The Components
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Chapter 222 Fast Prototyping as a Communication Catalyst for ELearning Design
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Chapter 223 An ELearning System Based on the TopDown Method and the Cellular Models
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Chapter 224 Tertiary Education and the Internet
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A Case Study and Usability Evaluation
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Chapter 226 Usability of Online Learning Systems and Course Materials
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Chapter 227 WebBased Distance Learning and the Second Digital Divide
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Chapter 228 Applying Semantic Web in Competence Management
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Chapter 229 Intelligent Agents Supporting Distributed Collaborative Learning
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Chapter 230 Conceiving a Learning Organization Model for Online Education
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A Pedagogical MultiAgent System for Virtual Environment for Training
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Chapter 232 Interactive Multimedia Technologies for Distance Education Systems
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The DemandDriven Learning Model
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Chapter 234 Complex Adaptive Enterprises
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A Sociotechnical Approach for the Design of a Distributed Community of Practice
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Chapter 236 Supporting Navigation and Learning in Educational Hypermedia
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A TBLBased ECourse Development Tool with TQM
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Access for All
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Chapter 239 Curriculum Development in WebBased Education
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A CILS Framework for Moving from Physical to Virtual Science Learning Environments
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Chapter 241 Frameworks for CMS Design and Evaluation
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Chapter 242 Educational Software Evaluation
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Chapter 243 An Adaptive Predictive Model for Student Modeling
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Chapter 244 Applying Contextual Design to Educational Software Development
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Chapter 245 A Ubiquitous AgentBased Campus Information Providing System for Cellular Phones
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Section 3 Online and Distance Learning Tools and Technologies
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Chapter 31 Core Principles of Educational Multimedia
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A Conceptual and Technological Perspective
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Chapter 33 Mathematics Education Over the Internet Based on Vega Grid Technology
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Chapter 34 IT to Facilitate Distance Education
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Chapter 35 Interactive Response Systems in Higher Education
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Chapter 36 Hyper Video for Distance Learning
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Chapter 37 Rubrics as an Assessment Tool in Distance Education
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Chapter 38 Education the Internet and the World Wide Web
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Chapter 39 Learning Portals as New Academic Spaces
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Chapter 310 Learning Systems Engineering
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Chapter 311 StorytellingBased Edutainment Applications
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Chapter 312 Web Conferencing in Distance Education
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Chapter 313 Wireless Technologies in Education
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Chapter 314 Multiple Internet Technologies in InClass Education
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Chapter 315 Change Management and Distance Education
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Chapter 316 Distance Education Delivery
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Chapter 317 OnetoOne VideoConferencing Education
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Chapter 318 Automatic Authoring of Adaptive Education Hypermedia
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Chapter 319 Simulation and Gaming in IT Education
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Chapter 320 Students Perceptions of Online Courses
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Chapter 321 Technology of Formal Education
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A Tool for Active Reading
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Chapter 323 Grid Technology for Smart Organizations
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Chapter 324 A ComponentOriented Approach for Mixed Reality Applications
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Chapter 325 Digital Literacy and the Use of Wireless Portable Computers Planners and Cell Phones for K12 Education
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Chapter 326 A Sign Language Teaching System Using Sign Language Recognition and Generation Methods
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Chapter 327 Electronic Reading Programs
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Chapter 328 Bluetooth Scatternet Using an Ad Hoc Bridge Node Routing Protocol for Outdoor Distance Education
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Chapter 329 Information Retrieval in Virtual Universities
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An Effective and Affordable Software Training Method
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Chapter 331 Interactive Multimedia Technologies for Distance Education in Developing Countries
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Chapter 332 Geographic Information Systems Research and Data Centers
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Chapter 333 WebBased Seamless Migration for TaskOriented Mobile Distance Learning
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An Individual Differences Approach
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Chapter 335 Multimedia Technologies in Education
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Chapter 336 Advancing the Effective Use of Technology in Higher Education
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Chapter 337 Design Levels for Distance and Online Learning
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Chapter 338 Care2x in Medical Informatics Education
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A Preliminary Investigation
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Chapter 340 An Organizational Memory Tool for ELearning
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Section 4 Utilization and Application of Online and Distance Learning
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Identifying the Challenges of Incoming Online Learners
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Documenting Online User Interactions
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Chapter 43 Library Services for Distance Education Students in Higher Education
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Chapter 412 Combining Synchronous and Asynchronous Distance Learning for Adult Training in Military Environments
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Chapter 413 Reflection and Intellectual Amplification in Online Communities of Collaborative Learning
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Chapter 414 Project Management in Student Information Technology Projects
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Chapter 415 Scenarios for WebEnhanced Learning
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Chapter 416 Effects of Teaching Science Through Immersive Virtual Environments
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Chapter 417 ePortfolios in Graduate Medical Education
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Providing Novel RealTime Interactive Distance Learning Technologies
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Chapter 419 The Role of Project Management in Technology Literacy
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ePortfolios in Teacher Education
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Chapter 422 ePortfolio and Educational Change in Higher Education in The Netherlands
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Chapter 423 ICT in Medical Education in Trinidad and Tobago
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Chapter 424 ICT Education and Regional Development in Swiss Peripheral Areas
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Chapter 425 Applications of AgentBased Technologies in Smart Organizations
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A Blended Delivery Model
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Chapter 427 Continuing Science Education of the Global Public
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Chapter 428 Improving Electronic Information Literacy in West African Higher Education
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Chapter 429 How ePortfolios Support Development in Early Teacher Education
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A Study on the Diffusion of Educational Technology and Education Reform
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Progress Challenges and Dynamics in Teacher Education
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Chapter 432 Delivering Management Education via TutoredVideo Instruction
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Chapter 433 EModerating in Higher Education
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Chapter 434 Diffusion of WebBased Education in Singapore and Australia
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Chapter 435 Effective TechnologyMediated Education for Adult Chinese Learners
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Chapter 436 Integrating Writing into ITMIS Courses
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An Application in IT Education
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Meeting Development Design and Delivery Challenges
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Chapter 439 Diffusion of ELearning as an Educational Innovation
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Chapter 440 Constructing a Clinical Experience in the Classroom
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Chapter 441 Implementing ComputerSupported Learning in Corporations
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A Case Study of Online Interaction
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Chapter 443 Using ELearning to Globalize a Teacher Education Program
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Section 5 Organizational and Social Implications of Online and Distance Learning
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ICT Assets and Values
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Chapter 52 EMail Usage in South Pacific Distance Education
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Chapter 53 Introducing a ComputerAdaptive Testing System to a Small School District
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The Response of Canadian Universities
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Issues for Educators
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Chapter 56 Virtual Organizations in PostGraduate Education in Egypt
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Chapter 57 Western Governors University and CompetencyBased Education
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Technology Integration in a HighPoverty School
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Internet Assisted Laboratories
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Establishing a Research Agenda
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Recommendations in Support of ELearning
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Chapter 512 ICT Aided Education for Peoples Empowerment
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The Case Study of a Multimedia Resource
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Chapter 514 The CrossCultural Dimensions of Globalized ELearning
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An Exploratory Study of Assistive Learning Technologies ALT
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Chapter 516 Distance Education from Religions of the World
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Chapter 517 Distance Education in Small Island Nations
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Chapter 518 Accessibility of ComputerBased Testing for Individuals with Disabilities and English Language Learners within a Validity Framework
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Chapter 519 Authentic Cases and Media Triggers for Supporting ProblemBased Learning in Teacher Education
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Lessons Learned from 36 Million Classroom Assessments in the Cisco Networking Academy Program
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Chapter 521 Programmed Instruction Programmed Branching and Learning Outcomes
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Chapter 522 Distance Education in South America
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Chapter 523 Distance Education in Turkey
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Chapter 524 Quality Assurance Issues for Online Universities
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An Exploratory Factor Structure
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Chapter 526 Distance Learning and Educational Technology in Malaysia
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Chapter 527 Educational Technology in the Middle East
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Chapter 528 Secure SoapBased Web Services for Distance Education
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A Case Study of the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Experience
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Chapter 530 Eight Key Elements of Successful SelfFunding ELearning Programs
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Chapter 531 Using ELearning to Promote Excellence in Polytechnic Education
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Section 6 Managerial Impact of Online and Distance Learning
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Chapter 61 Competency Management Systems and Technologies
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Chapter 62 An OntologyBased Competence Management Model to Support Collaborative Working and Organisational Learning
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Chapter 63 Functionalities and Position of Manufacturing Execution Systems
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Chapter 64 Operational Success in Distance Education
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Chapter 65 How Do IT Students Stay Up to Date with Employers Skill Requirements?
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Chapter 66 Stakeholders in WebBased Education
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Aligning Curriculum Content and Delivery with the Professional Workplace
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Chapter 68 The Management of Virtual Classes in School District Digital Intranets
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Chapter 69 Total Quality Management in Higher Education
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Chapter 610 Project Management and Graduate Education
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Selling Online Class Resources
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Chapter 612 Education Trends in Thai Businesses Utilizing Information Technology
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Chapter 613 Bridging the IndustryUniversity Gap Through Action Research
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Expected Marketand CostOriented Benefits
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Simulating Real Life Situations Through Case Study Approach
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Chapter 616 Building Educational Technology Partnerships Through Participatory Design
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Chapter 617 Using WebBased Technologies in a Graduate Class to Develop an Entrepreneurship Knowledge Portal
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Applications of the Internet to Tertiary Education
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Chapter 619 Methodologies to Determine Class Sizes for Fair Faculty Work Load in Web Courses
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Chapter 620 IT Training as a Strategy for Business Productivity in Developing Countries
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Chapter 621 Using Emerging Technologies for Effective Pedagogy in Management Education
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A Strategy to Enhance Competency in PostGraduate Business Students
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Chapter 623 Introducing GIS for Business in Higher Education
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Chapter 624 Distance Learning as Commercializing Higher Education
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Chapter 625 Implementing and Sustaining ELearning in the Workplace
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Chapter 626 Faculty Participation in Distance Education Programs
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Reflections and Recommendations
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Section 7 Critical Issues in Online and Distance Learning
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Chapter 72 Computer Skills Technostress and Gender in Higher Education
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Chapter 73 Increasing Web Accessibility in Higher Education
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Chapter 74 Evaluating ComputerSupported Learning Initiatives
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Chapter 75 Do the Philosophical Foundations of Online Learning Disadvantage NonWestern Students?
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The Evolution of a Constructivist Approach for WebBased Instruction
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Chapter 77 The Most Dramatic Changes in Education Since Socrates
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Chapter 78 Quality Assurance and Online Higher Education
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Chapter 79 What Factors Promote Sustained Online Discussions and Collaborative Learning in a WebBased Course?
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Chapter 710 Challenges to Implementing ELearning in LesserDeveloped Countries
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A Student Perspective
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Interfacing with the International
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Chapter 713 Enhancing Inclusion in Computer Science Education
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Chapter 714 TechnologyMediated Progressive Inquiry in Higher Education
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Bridging Communities Through Technology
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Chapter 716 Female Retention in PostSecondary IT Education
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Supporting Learning in Context
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A Different Way to Assess Academic Success
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Chapter 719 Behaviour Analysis for WebMediated Active Learning
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Chapter 720 Gender Differences In Education and Training in the IT Workforce
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Chapter 721 Preparing African Higher Education Faculty in Technology
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Chapter 722 Disability Chronic Illness and Distance Education
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Chapter 723 A SocioTechnical Analysis of Factors Affecting the Integration of ICT in Primary and Secondary Education
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Chapter 724 Critical Success Factors for Distance Education Programs
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Chapter 725 Understanding Cognitive Processes in Educational Hypermedia
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Chapter 726 The Online Discussion and Student Success in WebBased Education
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Chapter 727 The Influences and Responses of Women in IT Education
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Chapter 728 Factors Affecting the Adoption of Education Technology
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Chapter 729 EBS ELearning and Social Integrity
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Chapter 730 Educational Geostimulation
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Section 8 Emerging Trends in Online and Distance Learning
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Chapter 81 Trends and Perspectives in Online Education
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The Need for a New Pedagogy
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Chapter 83 Evaluation of an Open Learning Environment1
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Chapter 84 Faculty Perceptions and Participation in Distance Education
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Chapter 85 How Distance Programs Will Affect Students Courses Faculty and Institutional Futures1
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A Pedagogical Perspective
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Chapter 87 On the Convergence of Formal Ontologies and Standardized ELearning
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Adapting to the Terrain and Situation
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Chapter 89 Standards? What and Why?
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Chapter 810 A New Taxonomy for Evaluation Studies of Online Collaborative Learning
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Competencies Characteristics and Change
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Challenges and Opportunities for Educational Institutions
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Chapter 813 Online Academic Libraries and Distance Learning
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A Glimpse into the Future
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Chapter 815 Future Directions of Multimedia in ELearning
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Chapter 816 The Changing Library Education Curriculum
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The Mediation of Technology Between Methodologies and Teaching Objectives
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Chapter 818 Virtual Schools
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Chapter 819 Future Directions of Course Management Systems
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Speculations in New Technologies
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Implications for School Decision Makers
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Chapter 822 Academic Economic and Technological Trends Affecting Distance Education
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Chapter 823 Social Change Research and the Gender Gap in Computer Science
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Chapter 824 simSchool and the Conceptual Assessment Framework
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Lawrence A. Tomei is Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and a professor in education at Robert Morris University. Born in Akron, Ohio, he earned a BSBA from the University of Akron (1972) and entered the US Air Force, serving until his retirement as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1994. Dr. Tomei completed his MPA and MEd at the University of Oklahoma (1975, 1978) and EdD from USC (1983). His articles and books on instructional technology include: Professional Portfolios for Teachers (1999), Teaching Digitally: Integrating Technology Into the Classroom (2001), Technology Facade (2002), Challenges of Teaching with Technology Across the Curriculum (2003), and Taxonomy for the Technology Domain (2005). [Editor]

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