Interaction in Communication Technologies and Virtual Learning Environments: Human Factors, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605668753
  • ISBN-13: 9781605668758
  • DDC: 371.33
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 330 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released June 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: Introduction: Communication and Social Interactions in a Technologically–Mediated World.
2: Communication Technologies in Applied Settings.
3: We Want to Communicate in a Globally-Informed World.
4: Creating Waves Across Geographical and Disciplinary Divides through Online Creative Collaboration (OCC).
5: Designing E–Mail for Knowledge Management in Distributed Organizations.
6: E–Mail Interviews with Senior Legal Professional Women in Australia: Examining Computer-Mediated Communication.
7: Information and Communications Technologies and Policy Development for E–Democracy in Malaysia.
8: Communication Technologies in Higher Education.
9: We Demand Critical Reflection of Technology's Implications.
10: The Antecedents and Consequences of Adopting Learning Management Systems in Selected Australian Universities.
11: Have We Forsaken Quality and Professionalism for Technological Convenience in the Training of Lawyers in the 21st Century? The ‘Flexible Learning’ Paradigm.
12: Vodcasts! How to Unsuccessfully Implement a New Online Tool.
13: We Tend to Feel Like Someone's Watching.
14: Diffusion of Technology in Higher Education Classrooms: The Case of the Laptop.
15: Lurking in Multicultural Online Educational Forums: “I Wasn't Invited to the Party”.
16: Surveillance in the Virtual Classroom.
17: ePortfolios and Preservice Teachers: Governing at a Distance through Non–Human Actors.
18: We Need Effective Communication Tools in Supportive Environments.
19: Is Anyone There? Being ‘Present’ in Distance Education.
20: Critical Issues in Online Resourcing for International and Local Students' Academic Writing.
21: Using Virtual Learning to Teach Postgraduate Nurses: An Educators' Perspective.
22: Psychological Factors Influencing User Acceptance and Usability: Lectures and Information Communication Technology.
23: We Are Creating Adaptable Communication Environments.
24: Social Interactions in Virtual Communication Environments: Using Sakai to Teach Forensic Science.
25: Virtual Learning Communities in Higher Education: Opportunities and Challenges.
26: Experiential Learning through Virtual Scenarios.
27: Integrating Online Group Work into First–Year Music Studies in New Zealand: ‘This IS a University’.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.