Learning Management Systems and Instructional Design: Best Practices in Online Education, 1st Edition

  • Yefim Kats
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  • ISBN-10: 1466639318
  • ISBN-13: 9781466639317
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 367 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released July 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The technical resources, budgets, curriculum, and profile of the student body are all factors that play in implementing course design. Learning management systems administrate these aspects for the development of new methods for course delivery and corresponding instructional design. Learning Management Systems and Instructional Design: Best Practices in Online Education provides an overview on the connection between learning management systems and the variety of instructional design models and methods of course delivery. This book is a useful source for administrators, faculty, instructional designers, course developers, and businesses interested in the technological solutions and methods of online education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Learning Management Systems: Choice, Implementation, Transition.
2: Learning Management Systems: A Look at the Big Picture.
3: Learning Management System Evaluation and Selection: A Case Study of the University of Massachusetts System Methodology for the Learning Platform Review.
4: LMS Implementation in Startup Institutions: Case Study of Three Projects.
5: Lessons Learned from a Course Management System Review at the University of Florida.
6: Challenges of LMS Implementation in a Multi–Cultural Context.
7: E-Learning Service Delivery Quality: A Determinant of User Satisfaction.
8: Tools and Technologies for Asynchronous and Synchronous Content Delivery.
9: Embedding Plagiarism Detection Mechanisms into Learning Management Systems.
10: Tools and Methodologies for Teaching Online Computer–Science Courses in LMS Environment.
11: Synchronous Tools in Support of Teaching and Learning.
12: Integrating iPad Technology in Learning Experiences: A Case Study of an iPad Pilot Project.
13: Web 2.0 Tools in Biomedical Education: Limitations and Possibilities.
14: Instructional Design and Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning.
15: The Evolving Role of the Instructor in the Digital Age.
16: Leveraging Learning Theory and Learning Management Systems in Higher Education: The Critical Role of Instructor Facilitation.
17: Challenges Encountered in Creating Personalised Learning Activities to Suit Students Learning Preferences.
18: Practices and Tools in Online Course Delivery.
19: Online Course Activities: A Case Study of Assignments and Assessment Types.
20: Virtual Learning Environments: Frontiers and Applications.
21: Immersive Virtual Environments to Facilitate Authentic Education in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
22: The Role of Learning Management Systems in Early Childhood Education.
23: Virtual Tools in Medical Education.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.