Web-Based Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools And Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615209646
  • ISBN-13: 9781615209644
  • DDC: 371.33
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1861 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released May 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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WEB-BASED EDUCATION: CONCEPTS, METHODOLOGIES, TOOLS , AND APPLICATIONS offers a compendium of research on the design, implementation, and evaluation of online learning technologies. This multi-volume collection addresses the challenges and opportunities associated with the creation and management of Web-based applications and communities, providing researchers, students and practitioners with essential findings in instructional design, personalized learning environments, and effective educational delivery.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
List of Contributors.
1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories.
2: A Brief History of eLearning.
3: Technological Trends in Adult Education: Past, Present and in the Future.
4: The Proliferation, Pitfalls, and Power of Online Education.
5: The Virtual University: Distance Learning Spaces for Adult Learners.
6: Why Choose an Online Course?.
7: Online or Traditional: A Study to Examine Course Characteristics Contributing to Students’ Preference for Classroom Settings.
8: Teaching Online: What Does Blended Learning Require?.
9: Instructional Strategies for Teaching in Synchronous Online Learning Environments (SOLE).
10: The Key Elements of Online Learning Communities.
11: Instructional Interactivity in a Web-Based Learning Community.
12: Teaching Adult Learners in Online Career and Technical Education.
13: Collaborative Learning: Using Group Work Concepts for Online Teaching.
14: Dispatches from the Graduate Classroom: Bringing Theory and Practice to E-Learning.
15: Classroom-in-a-Box: Rethinking Learning Community Classroom Environment Needs within Three-Dimensional Virtual Learning Environments.
16: Supporting the Implementation of Online Learning.
17: Measuring Effectiveness in Online Instruction.
18: A Practical Guide to Evaluate Quality of Online Courses.
19: Development and Design Methodologies.
20: Spiraling into Transformative Learning.
21: Transitioning to E-Learning: Teaching the Teachers.
22: Preparing Online Instructors: Beyond Using the Technology.
23: A Description of Online Instructors Use of Design Theory.
24: Internet-Enabled User Interfaces for Distance Learning.
25: Balancing Tradeoffs in Designing, Deploying, and Authoring Interactive Web-Based Learn-By-Doing Environments.
26: Supporting Group and Individual Processes in Web-Based Collaborative Learning Environments.
27: Designing Dynamic Learning Environment for Web 2.0 Application.
28: Designing Web-Based Training Courses to Maximize Learning.
29: Implementing Successful Online Learning Communities.
30: Web Accessibility Essentials for Online Course Developers.
31: Designing the Virtual Classroom for Management Teaching.
32: Augmenting Collaboration with Personalization Services.
33: Profiling Group Activity of Online Academic Workspaces: The Hellenic Open University Case Study.
34: The Effectiveness of Scaffolding in a Web-Based, Adaptive Learning System.
35: Community of Inquiry in Adult Online Learning: Collaborative-Constructivist Approaches.
36: Development of Online Distributed Training: Practical Considerations and Lesson Learned.
37: Virtual Tour: A Web-Based Model of Instruction.
38: Enhancing Skills of Application Software via Web-Enabled Problem-Based Learning and Self-Regulated Learning: An Exploratory Study.
39: Tools and Technologies.
40: Student Perceptions and Pedagogical Applications of E-Learning Tools in Online Course.
41: The Hybrid Course: Facilitating Learning through Social Interaction Technologies.
42: Integrated Design of Web-Platform, Offline Supports, and Evaluation System for the Successful Implementation of University 2.0.
43: Using a User-Interactive QA System for Personalized E-Learning.
44: Examining the Relationship Between Course Management Systems, Presentation Software, and Student Learning: An Exploratory Factor Analysis.
45: Web-Based Interface Elements in Team Interaction and Learning: Theoretical and Empirical Analysis.