Making the Transition to E-Learning: Strategies and Issues, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591409527
  • ISBN-13: 9781591409526
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 366 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released February 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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This eBook provides insights and experiences from e-learning experts from around the world. It addresses the issues that higher education institutions are grappling with as they move from conventional face-to-face teaching to e-learning in its diverse forms.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Making the Transition to E-Learning: Strategies and Issues: Table of Contents.
1: Institutional and Conceptual Issues.
2: E-Learning as Nation Building.
3: Organizational Models for Faculty Support: The Response of Canadian Universities.
4: Moving to Blended Delivery in a Polytechnic: Shifting the Mindset of Faculty and Institutions.
5: Strategic Planning for E-Learning in a Polytechnic.
6: Using E-Learning to Promote Excellence in Polytechnic Education.
7: Teaching and Learning in a Laptop Nursing Program: Institutional and Pedagogical Issues.
8: Learning and Teaching Issues.
9: E-Learning in Higher Education: The Need for a New Pedagogy.
10: New Skills and Ways of Working: Faculty Development for E-Learning.
11: Using E-Learning to Transform Large Class Teaching.
12: The Continuing Struggle for Community and Content in Blended Technology Courses in Higher Education.
13: Toward Effective Instruction in E-Learning Environments.
14: The Plain Hard Work of Teaching Online: Strategies for Instructors.
15: Empowering Learners to Interact Effectively in Asynchronous Discussion Activities.
16: A Framework for Choosing Communication Activities in E-Learning.
17: Using Problem-Based Learning in Online Courses: A New Hope?.
18: Instructional Design and Technology Issues.
19: Fast Prototyping as a Communication Catalyst for E-Learning Design.
20: Educational Design as a Key Issue in Planning for Quality Improvement.
21: Cognitive Tools for Self-Regulated E-Learning.
22: Adopting Tools for Online Synchronous Communication: Issues and Strategies.
23: Knowledge Is PowerPoint: Slideware in E-Learning.
About the Editors.
About the Authors.