Encyclopedia Of Information Communication Technologies And Adult Education Integration, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1616929073
  • ISBN-13: 9781616929077
  • DDC: 428.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1535 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released April 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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The book provides comprehensive coverage and definitions of the most important issues, concepts, trends and theories in adult education, adult ESL (English as a Second Language) and information communication technologies, offering an in-depth description of key terms and theories/concepts related to different areas, issues and trends in adult education worldwide.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
About the Editor.
1: The Role of Information Communication Technologies in Enriching Adult Education Theory Building.
2: How Adults Learn through Information Technologies.
3: Comprehensive Distance Learning Design for Adult Education.
4: Web 2.0 and the Actualization of the Ideals of Adult Education.
5: Conventional Online Teaching vs. Andragogical Online Teaching.
6: Towards a Theory of Learned Technological Helplessness.
7: The Use of Web 2.0 Technologies in the ESL Classroom.
8: Framing a Philosophy for 21st Century Global Recurrent Education: Considerations on the Role of the Adult Educator.
9: Adapting Adult Learning Theories for Online Learning.
10: Impact of Virtual Learning Environments on the Future of Adult Education and Training.
11: Delightfully, Difficult Work: Transformation through Teaching and Learning.
12: Technology-Enhanced Information Literacy in Adult Education.
13: Promoting Digital Competences through Social Software: A Case Study at the Rovira i Virgili University.
14: Personal Learning Networks: Implications for Self-Directed Learning in the Digital Age.
15: Key Aspects of Teaching and Learning in the Online Environment.
16: Structuring and Facilitating Online Learning through Learning / Course Management Systems.
17: Online Learning: An Examination of Contexts in Corporate, Higher Education, and K-12 Environments.
18: Cross-Cultural Learning and Intercultural Competence.
19: Applying Web 2.0 Technologies to Traditional Teaching.
20: Insuring Self-Direction and Flexibility in Distance Learning for Adults: Using Contracts.
21: Using Qualitative Methods to Evaluate Distance Education: A Case Study.
22: Women, Information and Communication Technologies, and Lifelong Learning.