Distance Education And Distributed Learning (Hc)

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Ten essays by scholars address a broad range of issues related to the use of information technologies in higher education. A sampling of topics includes the nature of interaction in online learning communities, the design of online problem solving architectures, and the measurement of faculty productivity. Coverage extends to an examination of the hidden curriculum of e-learning. The volume is not indexed. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Overview

Ten essays by scholars address a broad range of issues related to the use of information technologies in higher education. A sampling of topics includes the nature of interaction in online learning communities, the design of online problem solving architectures, and the measurement of faculty productivity. Coverage extends to an examination of the hidden curriculum of e-learning. The volume is not indexed. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
1 Designing and Studying Learning Experiences that Use Multiple Interactive Media to Bridge Distance and Time 1
2 A Conceptual Framework for Studying Distance Education 31
3 Rethinking Assessment for the Online Environment 57
4 Learning to Solve Problems Online 75
5 Is There Anyone There? The Embodiment of Knowledge in Virtual Environments 99
6 Revealing the Hidden Curriculum of E-Learning 115
7 Distance Education and the Professorate: The Issue of Productivity 135
8 Evaluation and Research in Distance Education: Implications for Research 157
9 What Makes Online Learning Communities Successful? The Role of Collaborative Learning in Social and Intellectual Development 181
10 Of Nomads, Polyglots, and Global Villagers: Globalization, Information Technologies, and Critical Education Online 201
About the Contributors 225
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