Managing and Designing Online Courses in Ubiquitous Learning Environments, 1st Edition

  • Gürhan Durak
  • Serkan Çankaya
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  • ISBN-10: 1522597816
  • ISBN-13: 9781522597810
  • DDC: 371.3
  • 356 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released July 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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The use of technology has a profound influence in educational settings and has experienced significant paradigm shifts with the advents of e-learning and m-learning. As an expected consequence of the evolution of e-learning and m-learning and improvements in the capability of online networked technologies, educators from the fields of distance education and open and distance learning benefit from ubiquitous learning technologies and environments. With the rising import of flexibility and personalization of online learning programs, this new learning format is needed to accommodate shifting student needs. Managing and Designing Online Courses in Ubiquitous Learning Environments is a critical scholarly resource that provides empirical and theoretical research focused on the effective construction and management of advanced online educational environments. Highlighting a variety of topics such as heutagogy, technology integration, and educational resources, this book is essential for educators, curriculum developers, higher education staff, practitioners, academicians, instructional designers, administrators, policymakers, and researchers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Mobile and Distance Learning (AMDL) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Online Learning Support in a Ubiquitous Learning Environment.
2: A Specified Ubiquitous Learning Design for Seamless Learning.
3: Supporting Digital Information Literacy in the Age of Open Access: Considerations for Online Course Design.
4: Learning Communities: Theory and Practice of Leveraging Social Media for Learning.
5: Enhancing Personal Professional Development Through Technology Integration: The Need for Ubiquitous Learning.
6: Seamless Learning Design Criteria in the Context of Open and Distance Learning.
7: Supporting Learners with Special Needs in Open and Distance Learning.
8: The Contribution of Information Communication Technologies in Online Career Counseling: Case Study of an Online Community Within Higher Education.
9: Ubiquitous Learning for New Generation Learners' Expectations.
10: Considering Social Presence in the Designing of Ubiquitous Learning Environments.
11: From Ubiquitous to Ubiquitous Blended Learning Environments.
12: The Challenges and Opportunities of Partnership in Establishing Online Postgraduate Provision.
13: A Framework for Developing Open Distance E-Learning Curriculum for Library and Information Science (LIS) Programme in Eswatini.
14: The Usability of Mobile Devices in Distance Learning.
15: Ubiquitous Learning and Heutagogy in Teacher Education.
16: Transition From E-Learning to U-Learning: Basic Characteristics, Media, and Researches.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.