Online Courses and ICT in Education: Emerging Practices and Applications: Emerging Practices and Applications

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Tomei, Lawrence A.
IGI Global, Nov 30, 2010 - Education - 468 pages
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Modern education is characterized by continual change, as educators and students engage with new devices, systems, and resources for improving and enhancing teaching and learning.

Online Courses and ICT in Education: Emerging Practices and Applications offers a critical review of current research in technology-supported education, focusing on the development and design of successful education programs, student success factors, and the creation and use of online courses. This work offers solutions, best practices and emerging trends in integrating technology into the traditional and online classroom.

 

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Contents

Factors Influencing Students Intention to Take WebBased Courses in a College Environment
1
ComputerMediated Communication that Brings Learning into the Present
12
Using the Social Web Environment for Software Engineering Education
23
Girls and Computers Yes We Can
46
Reflective OnLine Discourse for PreService Teachers
64
The Effects of WebEnabled SelfRegulated Learning and ProblemBased Learning with Initiation on Students Computing Skills
76
Brain Based Learning Environments in an Online Setting
90
The Professional Development School
99
An Investigation on Course Characteristics that Fit Well with Online Offering
220
ComputerBased Simulation in Blended Learning Curriculum for Hazardous Waste Site Worker Health and Safety Training
230
The Dragon in the Schools Backyard
242
Examining Technological Disparities and Instructional Practices in English Language Arts Classroom
258
Teaching Advanced Computer Networking
275
Business Report Writing Students Perceptions of Their Ability to Succeed in an Online Environment vs Students Performance in an Online Course
290
Influences on Student Performance in a University Networks and Telecommunications Course
300
Information and Communication Technology in China
311

Virtual Inquiry in the Science Classroom
109
Benchmarking Online Learning Practices in Higher Education
120
Technology
134
Enhancement of TAPS Packages Using Tangible User Interface
143
ICT Integration Efforts in Higher Education in Developing Economies
152
Collaboration between Academia and Industry
177
Availability and Utilization of Classroom Computers Across Urban and Rural Schools in Southwestern Nigeria
189
Generating Motivation to Learn Via Tailored Lesson Introductions
203
Evolution by Evaluation
322
Why Choose an Online Course?
332
Do Orientation Materials Help Students Successfully Complete Online Courses?
345
Information and Communication Technology in Chinese Elementary and Secondary Education
361
Compilation of References
374
About the Contributors
420
Index
428
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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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