Online Education for Lifelong Learning, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599043211
  • ISBN-13: 9781599043210
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 325 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released July 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Distance education is rapidly becoming the global trend for lifelong learning. Online Education for Lifelong Learning emphasizes the importance of conceptual understanding of online distance learning and focuses on theoretical and practical challenges of online teaching and learning. It illustrates lifelong learning strategies and how technology can support the course design, implementation and evaluation in higher education. Approaches on topics such as creating learning environments, new challenges, and interaction are discussed by a diverse and experienced group of authors.

Online Education for Lifelong Learning illustrates practical applications to help guide instructors to create a beneficial distance learning experience. This innovative publication explores new and emerging challenges of online distance education in global learning communities.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Online Education for Lifelong Learning: Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Online Education for Lifelong Learning: A Silent Revolution.
3: Development and Implementation of Online Lifelong Learning.
4: Can You Hear Us Now? Stances Towards Interaction and Rapport.
5: Online Learning and Lifelong Learning: Implications for Transforming Teaching and Learning.
6: Technology, Lifelong Learning, and Effective Foreign Language Instruction Under the Memory Efficient Approach.
7: Learning Theories and Online Applications for Lifelong Learning.
8: Constructivism Online: Vygotskian Applications for 21st Century Learning in Higher Education.
9: A Theoretical Model for Designing Online Education in Support of Lifelong Learning.
10: Self-Regulation and Online Learning: Theoretical Issues and Practical Challenges to Support Lifelong Learning.
11: Tech-Knowledge and Communication Technologies for Lifelong Learning.
12: Building Powerful Online Synchronous Communications: A Framework for Lifelong Learning in Distance Education.
13: Tech-Knowledge: How Children and Early Childhood Education Teachers Develop Knowledge Through Technology.
14: Building Online Knowledge Societies for Lifelong Learning: The Democratic University-Community Partnerships in Turkey.
15: Case Studies in Online Education for Lifelong Learning.
16: Promoting Lifelong Learning Online: A Case Study of a Professional Development Experience.
17: "Life in the Round" and the History of Libraries in Micronesia.
18: A Case Study of the Adult Learner's Perception of Instructional Quality in Web-Based Online Courses.
19: Lifelong Learning and Online Education: A New Framework for the Competence of Tomorrow's Educators.
About the Authors.