Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in E-Learning: Issues and Trends, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605667897
  • ISBN-13: 9781605667898
  • DDC: 371.33
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 626 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released January 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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As education continues to integrate technological advancements into learning and instruction, a resource dedicated to the latest findings and implications becomes necessary. The Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in E-Learning: Issues and Trends provides academicians, researchers, and practitioners with a comprehensive view of the historical, conceptual, theoretical, and practical perspectives of conventional e-learning and innovative e-learning 2.0. Presenting cutting-edge research, case studies, best practices, and pedagogical approaches and strategies, this defining reference source incorporates the latest and most discussed Web 2.0 technologies in educational learning and practice.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Reviewers.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Chronical and Conceptual Perspectives.
2: Computer-Mediated Learning: What Have We Experienced and Where Do We go Next?.
3: From Web to Web 2.0 and E-Learning 2.0.
4: E-Learning 2.0: Web 2.0, the Semantic Web and the Power of Collective Intelligence.
5: The Key Elements of Online Learning Communities.
6: E-Learners.
7: Generational Learners & E-Learning Technologies.
8: The Digital Generation and Web 2.0: E-Learning Concern or Media Myth?.
9: Adult Learners, E-Learning, and Success: Critical Issues and Challenges in an Adult Hybrid Distance Learning Program.
10: Online Interaction Styles: Adapting to Active Interaction Styles.
11: Strategies for Providing Formative Feedback to Maximize Learner Satisfaction and Online Learning.
12: E-Learning Environments and Communities.
13: Exploring Ideas and Possibilities of Second Life as an Advanced E-Learning Environment.
14: When Virtual Communities Click: Transforming Teacher Practice, Transforming Teachers.
15: Could Web 2.0 Technologies Support Knowledge Management in Organizations?.
16: E-Learning Design for the Information Workplace.
17: The Impact of Information: Communication Technology: (ICT) to the Greek: Educational Community.
18: Professional and Disciplinary Implications.
19: Faculty Use and Perceptions of Web 2.0 in Higher Education.
20: Librarian as Collaborator: Bringing E-Learning 2.0 into the Classroom by Way of the Library.
21: Implementing E-Learning in University 2.0: Are Universities Ready for the Digital Age?.
22: New Literacies in New Times: A Multimodal Approach to Literacy Learning.
23: Transforming Continuing Healthcare Education with E-Learning 2.0.
24: Pedagogical Design and Implementations.
25: Mode Neutral: The Pedagogy that Bridges Web 2.0 and E–Learning 2.0.
26: Dispatches from the Graduate Classroom: Bringing Theory and Practice to E–Learning.
27: Student–Centered Teaching with Constructionist Technology Tools: Preparing 21st Century Teachers.
28: Challenges for Teacher Education in the Learning Society: Case Studies of Promising Practice.
29: From Memorable to Transformative E-Learning Experiences: Theory and Practice of Experience Design.
30: Authentic Learning in Second Life: A Constructivist Model in Course Design.
31: Student Perceptions and Pedagogical Applications of E-Learning Tools in Online Course.
32: Using Blogfolios to Enhance Interaction in E-Learning Courses.
33: Multi-Tier Knowledge-Based System Accessing Learning Object Repository Using Fuzzy XML.
34: Finding Information: Factors that Improve Online Experiences.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.