The Digital University - Building a Learning Community / Edition 1

The Digital University - Building a Learning Community / Edition 1

by Reza Hazemi
     
 

ISBN-10: 1852334789

ISBN-13: 9781852334789

Pub. Date: 12/18/2001

Publisher: Springer London

This is the thoroughly revised second edition of one of the first books to provide an overview of how key aspects of university life - such as teaching, academic research, administration, management and course design - are being affected by digital and web-enabled technologies. More than three-quarters of the material has been revised and updated. Still further,

Overview

This is the thoroughly revised second edition of one of the first books to provide an overview of how key aspects of university life - such as teaching, academic research, administration, management and course design - are being affected by digital and web-enabled technologies. More than three-quarters of the material has been revised and updated. Still further, three new chapters now address the following aspects: the virtual classroom, vicarious learning, and educational metadata. The main body of the text focuses on asynchronous collaboration by examining the following four key topics: principles, experiences, evaluation, and benefits. A timely and up-most important guide to all aspects of modern university education in the digital age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852334789
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
12/18/2001
Series:
Computer Supported Cooperative Work Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Ben Shneiderman, Director HCI Laboratory, University of Maryland, USA.- Introduction.- Universities, Dearing and the Future.- Managing Distance Learning - New Challenges for Faculty.- Collaborative Interactions in Support of Learning: Models, Metaphors and Management.- Managing Tertiary Education in a Global Virtual Environment: Networked Educational Management EClass.- Learning Gains in a Multi-User Discussion System Used with Social Science Students: The CoMentor Experience.- The Application of Business Groupware Technologies to Support Collaborative Learning with Face-to-Face Students.- A Review of the Use of Asynchronous E-Seminars in Undergraduate Education.- Support for Authoring and Managing Web-Based Coursework: The TACO Project.- Using Lotus Notes for Asynchronous, Collaborative Learning and Research.- Quality of Use of Multimedia Learning Systems: Practical Considerations.- Design for Motivation.- Educational Metadata: Friendly Fire?- Learning Activities in a Virtual Campus.- The Relevance and Impact of Collaborative Working for Management in a Digital University.- Acronyms.- Subject Index.

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