Future Directions in Distance Learning and Communication Technologies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599043785
  • ISBN-13: 9781599043784
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 297 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released November 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Distance education technology combines communication with educational and intelligent methods to develop software and hardware systems that support learning activities with spatiotemporal flexibilities.

Future Directions in Distance Learning and Communication Technologies presents theoretical studies and practical solutions for engineers, educational professionals, and graduate students in the research areas of e-learning, distance education, and instructional design. This book provides readers with cutting-edge solutions and research directions pertinent to these evolving fields.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Future Directions in Distance Learning and Communication Technologies: Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: A Survey of Distance Education Challenges and Technologies.
3: Communication Technologies.
4: An E-Learning System Based on the Top-Down Method and the Cellular Models.
5: Privacy and Security in E-Learning.
6: Bluetooth Scatternet Using an Ad Hoc Bridge Node Routing Protocol for Outdoor Distance Education.
7: A Ubiquitous Agent-Based Campus Information Providing System for Cellular Phones.
8: Intelligent Technologies.
9: An XML-Based Approach to Multimedia Engineering for Distance Learning.
10: Open Multi-Agent Systems for Collaborative Web-Based Learning.
11: Concept Effect Model: An Effective Approach to Developing Adaptive Hypermedia Systems.
12: A Virtual Laboratory for Digital Signal Processing.
13: Educational Technologies.
14: Interactive E-Learning.
15: Using Ontology as Scaffolding for Authoring Teaching Materials.
16: The Next Generation of E-Learning: Strategies for Media Rich Online Teaching and Engaged Learning.
17: A SCORM-Compliant U-Learning Grid by Employing CC/PP.
18: A Distance Learning System for Teaching the Writing of Chinese Characters Over the Internet.
19: Future Directions.
20: Future Directions of Multimedia Technologies in E-Learning.
About the Authors.