Web-Based Education and Pedagogical Technologies: Solutions for Learning Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599045273
  • ISBN-13: 9781599045276
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 339 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released March 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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The rapid development and expansion of Web-based technologies has vast potential implications for the processes of teaching and learning world-wide. Technological advancements of Web-based applications strike at the base of the education spectrum; however, the scope of experimentation and discussion on this topic has continuously been narrow.

This e-reference provides cutting-edge research on such topics as network learning, e-learning, managing Web-based learning and teaching technologies, and building Web-based learning communities. This innovative eBook provides researchers, practitioners, and decision makers in the field of education with essential, up-to-date research in designing more effective learning systems and scenarios using Web-based technologies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Rethinking the Learning Process.
Web–Based Education Accountability System and Organisational Changes: An Actor–Network Approach.
E–Learning and New Teaching Scenarios: The Mediation of Technology Between Methodologies and Teaching Objectives.
Using Web–Based Technologies for Transformative Hybrid Distance Education.
Web–Based Interface Elements in Team Interaction and Learning: Theoretical and Empirical Analysis.
Understanding Learners' Behavior and Developing Active Methods and Interactivity in Web-Based Courses.
A Hybrid Method for the Analysis of Learner Behavior in Active Learning Environments.
Improving Teaching Effectiveness Using Distance Education Tools.
Instructional Interactivity in a Web-Based Learning Community.
Online Behavior Modeling: An Effective and Affordable Software Training Method.
Designing Learning Management Systems for Value, Sustainability, and Accessibility.
Evaluating Learning Management Systems.
A Field Study on the Role of Assistive Learning Technologies.
Asynchronous Learning: Emerging Issues for the 21st Century.
Reshaping the Structure of Learning Objects in the Light of Metacognition.
Life–Long Learning: Bridging the Gap Between Academy and Industry.
In the Future: Learning Will Reshape Our World at Work, at Home, and at School.
Opportunities for Open Source E-Learning.
Academy–Industry Collaboration: The Example of Bridge–eLearning.
Strategic Design for Web-Based Teaching and Learning: Making Corporate Technology System Work for the Learning Organization.
Web–Based Education Diffusion: A Case Study.
About the Contributors.