Web-Based Learning through Educational Informatics: Information Science Meets Educational Computing, 1st Edition

  • Nigel Ford all at Sheffield University
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  • ISBN-10: 1599047438
  • ISBN-13: 9781599047430
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 389 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released August 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Educational informatics represents the convergence of key aspects of information science, computing and education while exploiting Web-based techniques and standards. This book provides a rigorous definition of and theoretical framework for educational informatics, while relating to the human aspects of educational information systems.

This eBook explores the role of information seeking and retrieval in the development of information systems to support personalized and autonomous learning by introducing key concepts from information science.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Learning: Basic Processes.
2: Learning: Individual Differences.
3: Education.
4: Library and Information Science.
5: ICT Developments: Resource Discovery.
6: ICT Developments: Learning Design and Teaching.
7: Educational Informatics Systems: Individual Approaches.
8: Educational Informatics Systems: Social Approaches.
9: Real World Learning.
10: Going Forward: Research Issues and the Future.
About the Editor.
Back Cover.