Critical Examinations of Distance Education Transformation across Disciplines, 1st Edition

  • Abigail Scheg
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  • ISBN-10: 1466665564
  • ISBN-13: 9781466665569
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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In recent years, distance education programs have grown to allow greater educational opportunities to a diverse set of learners from all over the world. As remote learning becomes a widespread practice, universities too must adapt to this changing educational landscape. Critical Examinations of Distance Education Transformation across Disciplines provides an interdisciplinary look at the development of distance learning in higher education. This reference work bridges the gap between disciplines by offering practical tools and solutions for successful distance education implementation. Educators, administrators, and researchers across academia will find this publication a timely and relevant resource.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Mobile and Distance Learning (AMDL) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Humanities Disciplines.
1: New Creative Writing “Classroom”: The Proliferation of Online Workshops and Low Residency Programs.
2: Creating an Early Model of Teaching at The New School.
3: A Kaleidoscope of Variables: The Complex Nature of Online Education in Composition Courses.
Sciences Disciplines.
4: From Learning Management System to Internet-Based Research in Mathematics Education.
5: Educating Aviators: Challenges for Distance Learning in Aviation Tertiary Education.
6: The Distance Education Phenomena: From Initial Interactive Activities to a Full Onslaught of Multimedia Instructional Support.
7: Online Delivery of Introductory Economics Content in the United States.
8: International Distance Education in the Asia Pacific: The Gifu JR Station Course.
9: How Do They Fare? Learning Achievement and Satisfaction with Blended Learning for Traditional-Age Undergraduates at Moderately Selective Colleges.
10: The Development, Design, and Pedagogical Implications of Blackboard.
11: Examining Social Presence Influence on Students' Satisfaction with Online Learning Environments.
12: Community College Perceptions of Online Education: A Review of the Literature.
Related References.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.