E-Learning: Concepts and Practice

E-Learning: Concepts and Practice

by Bryn Holmes, John Gardner
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412911109

ISBN-13: 9781412911108

Pub. Date: 06/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

e-Learning is now an essential component of education. Globalization, the proliferation of information available on the Internet and the importance of knowledge-based economies have added a whole new dimension to teaching and learning. As more tutors, students and trainees, and institutions adopt online learning there is a need for resources that will examine and

Overview

e-Learning is now an essential component of education. Globalization, the proliferation of information available on the Internet and the importance of knowledge-based economies have added a whole new dimension to teaching and learning. As more tutors, students and trainees, and institutions adopt online learning there is a need for resources that will examine and inform this field.

Using examples from around the world, the authors of e-Learning: Concepts and Practices provide an in-depth examination of past, present and future e-Learning approaches, and explore the implications of applying e-Learning in practice.

Topics include:

  • educational evolution
  • enriching the learning experience
  • learner empowerment
  • design concepts and considerations
  • creation of e-communities
  • communal constructivism.

This book is essential reading for anyone involved in technology enhanced learning systems, whether an expert or coming new to the area. It will be of particular relevance to those involved in teaching or studying for information technology in education degrees, in training through e-Learning courses and with developing e-Learning resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412911108
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Enter e-Learning
A Potted History of e-Learning e-Learning
An Educational Revolution e-Learning Theory
Communal Constructivism e-Learning Design
Concepts and Considerations
Empowered Learners
Powerful Tools for Learning e-Learning
Learner Emancipation e-Learning
Endless Development?

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