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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Overview

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.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
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.