Physical And Virtual Learning Spaces In Higher Education: Concepts For Modern Learning Environment, 1st Edition

  • Kay Souter
  • Mike Keppel
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  • ISBN-10: 1609601165
  • ISBN-13: 9781609601164
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 335 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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This book documents real-world experiences of innovators in higher education who have redesigned spaces for learning and teaching, including physical, virtual, formal, informal, blended, flexible, and time sensitive factors.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Space Perspectives.
2: Distributed Learning Spaces: Physical, Blended and Virtual Learning Spaces in Higher Education.
3: Changing Approaches to Educational Environments: Valuing the Margins, Interstices and Liminalities of Learning Spaces.
4: Beyond the Look: Viral Learning Spaces as Contemporary Learning Environments.
5: Design of Outdoor and Environmentally Integrated Learning Spaces.
6: Physical and Virtual Learning Spaces.
7: Balancing Context, Pedagogy and Technology on Learning Space Designs: Opportunities Amidst Infrastructural Developments in Hong Kong.
8: Designing and Evaluating Learning Spaces: PaSsPorT and Design-Based Research.
9: Networked Learning Environments.
10: The Role of Institutions in Creating Student–Focused Virtual Learning Spaces with ePortfolio Systems.
11: The DEHub Virtual Learning Space: A Niche Social Network Community of Practice.
12: Blended Learning Spaces.
13: Using Blog to Traverse Physical and Virtual Spaces.
14: Ezine and iRadio as Knowledge Creation Metaphors for Scaffolding Learning in Physical and Virtual Learning Spaces.
15: Learning Spaces for the Digital Age: Blending Space with Pedagogy.
16: Authentic Learning Spaces.
17: Assessment in Virtual Learning Spaces.
18: The Charles Darwin University vHospital®: Creating an Authentic Virtual Learning Environment for Undergraduate Nursing Students.
19: Re–Imagining Teaching for Technology–Enriched Learning Spaces: An Academic Development Model.
20: Experiential Space.
21: Student Mentors in Physical and Virtual Learning Spaces.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.