Technology Supported Learning and Teaching: A Staff Perspective, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591409640
  • ISBN-13: 9781591409649
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 335 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Technology Supported Learning and Teaching: A Staff Perspective presents accounts and case studies of first-hand experience in developing, implementing, or evaluating learning technologies. Technology Supported Learning and Teaching highlights the many areas in which practitioners are attempting to implement learning technologies and reflects themes of current topical interest. It presents descriptions of the tools practitioners are using, explains the way practitioners have used these tools, and discusses the role of the student and educator in the learning process.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Technology Supported Learning and Teaching: A Staff Perspective: Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Infrastructural and Cultural Issues.
3: What Lecturers Say Helps and Hinders Their Use of a Virtual Learning Environment to Support Face-to-Face Teaching.
4: Academic Experiences of Using VLEs: Overarching Lessons for Preparing and Supporting Staff.
5: Using Asynchronous Computer Conferencing to Support Learning and Teaching in a Campus-Based HE Context: Beyond E-Moderating.
6: Improving E-Learning Support and Infrastructure: An Evidence-Based Approach.
7: Developing E-Learning Provision for Healthcare Professionals' Continuing Professional Development.
8: Pedagogical Issues.
9: Staff Perspectives on ILT: Findings from a National Evaluation of the Learning and Skills Sector.
10: Drivers and Barriers to the Uptake of Learning Technologies: Staff Experiences in a Research-Led University.
11: Constructivist E-Learning for Staff Engaged in Continuous Professional Development.
12: Staff Using an Institution-Wide VLE for Blended E-Learning: Implications of Student Views.
13: Teaching Large Groups: Implementation of a Mixed Model.
14: Patchwork E-Dialogues in the Professional Development of New Teachers.
15: Understanding Roles within Technology Supported Teaching and Learning: Implications for Staff, Academic Units, and Institutions.
16: The Role of the Online Instructor as a Guide on the Side.
17: Technological Issues.
18: Online Learning Activities in Second Year Environmental Geography.
19: Lessons in Implementing a Learning Management System in a University: The Academic User Perspective.
20: Learning Through Chat: University of the Arts London Case Studies in Online Learning in Art, Design and Communication.
21: From SYnthia to Calma to Sybil: Developing Strategies for Interactive Learning in Music.
22: Lecturing by Streamed Digital Video: Blood, Sweat, Tears and Success.
About the Authors.