Handbook of Distance Learning for Real-Time and Asynchronous Information Technology Education
IGI Global, May 31, 2008 - Computers - 406 pages
In information technology, unlike many other fields, the need to support the unique perspective of technologically advanced students and deliver technology-rich content presents unique challenges. Today's IT students need the ability to interact with their instructor in near-real time, interact with their peers and project team members, and access and manipulate technology tools in the pursuit of their educational objectives.
The Handbook of Distance Learning for Real-Time and Asynchronous Information Technology Education delves deep into the construct of real-time, asynchronous education through information technology, pooling experiences from seasoned researchers and educators to detail their past successes and failures, discussing their techniques, hardships, and triumphs in the search for innovative and effective distance learning education for IT programs. This Premier Reference Source answers the increasing demand for a fundamental, decisive source on this cutting-edge issue facing all institutions, covering topics such as asynchronous communication, real-time instruction, multimedia content, content delivery, and distance education technologies.
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Blending Interactive Videoconferencing and Asynchronous Learning in Adult Education Towards a Constructivism Pedagogical ApproachA Case St...
Teaching IT Through Learning Communities in a 3D Immersive World The Evolution of Online Instruction
Online Synchronous vs Asynchronous Software Training Through the Behavioral Modeling Approach A Longitudinal Field Experiment
Effectiveness and Motivation
A Framework for Distance Education Effectiveness An Illustration Using a Business Statistics Course
Differentiating Instruction to Meet the Needs of Online Learners
Course Design and Classroom Teaching
On the Design and Application of an Online Web Course for Distance Learning
Teaching Information Security in a Hybrid Distance Learning Setting
A Hybrid and Novel Approach to Teaching Computer Programming in MIS Curri
Delivering Online Asynchronous IT Courses to High School Students Challenges and Lessons Learned
Economic Analysis and Adoption
Motivators and Inhibitors of Distance Learning Courses Adoption The Case of Spanish Students
ICT Impact on Knowledge Industries The Case of ELearning at Universities
Exploring Student Motivations for IP Teleconferencing in Distance Education
Interaction and Collaboration
Collaborative Technology Improving Team Cooperation and Awareness in Distance Learning for IT Education
Chatting to Learn A Case Study on Student Experiences of Online Moderated Synchronous Discussions in Virtual Tutorials
What Factors Promote Sustained Online Discussions and Collaborative Learning in a WebBased Course?
Achieving a Working Balance Between Technology and Personal Contact Within a Classroom Environment
Economies of Scale in Distance Learning DL
Compilation of References
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