Online Education Using Learning Objects

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Routledge, Jun 30, 2007 - Computers - 361 pages
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'E-learning is integral to on-site education institutions worldwide, and the rapid explosion of interest in the subject means that this timely, cutting-edge book will be an instant and indispensable resource. Among educators, the development of reusable learning objects made accessible via the internet is ever more important to teaching and learning.

This book provides a comprehensive look at a state-of-the-art online education, and presents advice on the creation, adaptation and implementation of learning objects and metadata. Including articles written by some of the leading innovators in the field, this book takes the reader through:

  • designing effective learning objects;
  • creating learning objects;
  • transforming existing content into reusable learning objects;
  • building a metadata management system.

This book will be essential reference material for learning technologists, course developers at learning institutions, postgraduate students, teachers and learners in the field of e-learning.'

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Learning Objects and Metadata
A first step towards a theory of learning objects

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Rory McGreal is Associate Vice President Research at Athabasca University, Canada.

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