Encyclopedia of Distance Learning, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605661996
  • ISBN-13: 9781605661995
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2381 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released August 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Encompasses the latest concepts, trends, issues, and technologies in the field of distance learning, covering topic areas such as computer-based learning, teaching methodologies, and distance learning programs.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
About the Editors.
1: Academic Workload in Online Courses.
2: Academic, Economic, and Technological Trends Affecting Distance Education.
3: Accessibility of Technology in Higher Education.
4: Achievement in Online vs. Traditional Classes.
5: Addressing the E-Learning Contradiction.
6: Administration of Online and Distance Education, The.
7: Administrative Concerns for Distance Learning.
8: Administrative Strategies for Designing and Supporting Large-Scale Digital Lecture Recording Environments.
9: Adult Illiteracy.
10: Advancing the Effective Use of Technology in Higher Education.
11: Aging and Online Learning.
12: Anonymity-Featured Group Support Systems and Creativity.
13: Applying Change Creation to Improve Online Learning.
14: Assessing Collaborative Learning.
15: Assessment of Complex Learning Outcomes in Online Learning Environments.
16: Assessment Tasks in Online Courses.
17: Assessment, Academic Integrity, and Community Online.
18: Asynchronous Online Foreign Language Courses.
19: Asynchronous vs. Synchronous Interaction.
20: Automobile Traffic Impact of Distance Learning.
21: Barriers to and Strategies for Faculty Integration of IT.
22: Beam Analysis Tool (BAT), The.
23: Behaviorism and Developments in Instructional Design and Technology.
24: Benefits for Faculty Teaching in Online and F2F Environments, The.
25: Best Practices for Designing Distance Education and the U-M-T Approach.
26: Between Tradition and Innovation in ICT and Teaching.
27: Blended Learning.
28: Blended Learning as a Transformative Design Approach.
29: Bringing Out the Best in Virtual Teams.
30: Build an Online Program Consortium.
31: Building an Interactive E–Lab.
32: Case for Open Education Resources Distance and Distributed Education to Support the Growing Knowledge Economy in India, The.
33: Case Study Exploring Quality Standards for Quality E-Learning, A.
34: Challenges and Issues of Teaching Online.
35: Challenges and Opportunities of Computer-Based Learning for Senior Citizens.
36: Challenges for E-Learning and Adult Students in Higher Education.
37: Challenges of Change Management in E-Learning.
38: Changing Role of Faculty, The.
39: Checklist for a New Millennium School Science Department, A.
40: Classroom Critical Incidents.
41: Cognitive Apprenticeship and Writing in Distance and Online Learning.
42: Cognitive Approaches to Understanding the Challenge of Learning by Means of Computers and Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs).
43: Cognitive Profiling in Life-Long Learning.
44: Collaboration Among Multicultural Virtual Teams.
45: Collaboration in Online Communications.
46: Collaborative and Cooperative Learning.
47: Collaborative Learning in a Contribution-Oriented Pedagogy.
48: Collaborative Learning Technologies.
49: Communicating Across Boundaries.
50: Communication and Media Theory.
51: Communities in Technology–Enhanced Environments for Learning.
52: Communities of Inquiry in Online Learning.
53: Community in the Online Environment.
54: Completion Rates and Distance Learners.
55: Computer Assisted/Aided Language Learning.
56: Computer-Aided Language Learning.
57: Computer-Assisted Language Learning in East Asia.
58: Computer's Teacher Power, A.
59: Conceiving a Learning Organization Model for Online Education.
60: Connecting K-12 Schools in Higher Education.
61: Constructing Knowledge through Online Bulletin Board Discussions.
62: Constructing Technology Integrated Activities that Engage Elementary Students in Learning.
63: Constructivist Teaching and Learning in a Web-Based Environment.
64: Contextual Design of Online Learning Technologies.
65: Continuing Science Education of the Global Public.
66: Contribution-Oriented Pedagogy.
67: Cooperation Solution for Universities, The.
68: Cooperative Agents in Web-Based Distance Learning.
69: Copyright with an International Perspective for Academics.
70: Core Competencies for Facilitating Asynchronous Discussions.
71: Corporate - Higher Education Alliance.
72: Cost-Effectiveness.
73: Course Management Meets Social Networking in Moodle.
74: Creating an Electronic Student Teaching Portfolio.
75: Creating Positive E-Learning Experiences for Online Students.
76: Critical Elements in Effective Teaching in the New Millennium.
77: Cross-Cultural Issues in Online Learning.
78: Cybercells and the Integration of Actual and Virtual Groups.
79: Delphi and NGT for Consensus Building E-Research.
80: Designing a Distributed Learning Experience.
81: Designing and Developing Online and Distance Courses.
82: Designing Blended Learning Environments.
83: Designing Effective Computer–Based Learning Materials.
84: Designing Instruction for Successful Online Learning.
85: Designing Online Learning Programs.
86: Designing Online Mental Training Using WebExcellence.