Adult Learning Collection: Online Education And Adult Learning: New Frontiers For Teaching Practices, 1st Edition

  • Terry Kidd
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  • ISBN-10: 1605668311
  • ISBN-13: 9781605668314
  • DDC: 374.26
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 352 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released September 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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This book disseminates current issues and trends emerging in the field of adult e-learning and online instruction.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Introducing New Perspectives on Online Learning.
2: The Online Adult Learner: Profiles and Practices.
3: Online Pedagogical Effectiveness in Adult Contexts.
4: A Theoretical Model for Designing Online Education in Support of Lifelong Learning.
5: A Brief History of eLearning.
6: Online Learning: A Transforming Environment for Adults in Higher Education.
7: The Role of Individual Learner Differences and Success in Online Learning Environments.
8: New Frontiers for Online Teaching and Adult Learning Practices.
9: Fear Factors: Hidden Challenges to Online Learning for Adults.
10: Factors Leading to a Quality E–Learning Experience.
11: Anytime/Anywhere Online Learning: Does It Remove Barriers for Adult Learners?.
12: The Evolution and Influence of Social Presence Theory on Online Learning.
13: Pedagogical Mediator as the Strategic Competence at University Professors Building in Constructionist Online Environment.
14: The Paradigm Shift for Adult Education: From Educational Slavery to Learning Freedom of Human Brain with Synaptic Learning.
15: Empowering the Culture of Quality Research within Ethical Standards in Distance Education.
16: Developing Social Skills through an On–Line Learning Environment: A Qualitative Study.
17: Mixed Research and Online Learning: Strategies for Improvement.
18: Digital Games for Online Adult Education: Trends and Issues.
19: Case Studies of Online Learning.
20: Applying Distance Learning and Structural/Pedagogical Methods to an Adult Learner Program: The Case of Global Business Management.
21: A Costume Odyssey a.k.a. Teaching Costume History in a 21st Century Classroom.
22: Project Management for Project–Based Learning: A Case Study of Course Projects with Small Virtual Instructional Design Teams.
23: Perspectives of Online Doctoral Students in Educational Leadership.
24: Impact of E–Learning on Adult Education: A Changing Postmodern Approach.
25: Nontraditional Students and Information Technology: The Siren Call of the Virtual Classroom and Its Impact on Progressive Educational Ideals.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.