Enhancing E-Learning With Media-Rich Content And Interactions

Enhancing E-Learning With Media-Rich Content And Interactions

by Richard Caladine
     
 

ISBN-10: 1599047322

ISBN-13: 9781599047324

Pub. Date: 02/25/2011

Publisher: IGI Global

Online learning is transcending from the text-rich educational experience of the past to a video- and audio-rich learning transformation. The greater levels of media-rich content and media-rich interaction that are currently prevalent in online leisure experiences will help to increase e-learning's future efficiency and effectiveness.

Enhancing E-Learning

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Overview

Online learning is transcending from the text-rich educational experience of the past to a video- and audio-rich learning transformation. The greater levels of media-rich content and media-rich interaction that are currently prevalent in online leisure experiences will help to increase e-learning's future efficiency and effectiveness.

Enhancing E-Learning with Media-Rich Content and Interactions presents instructional designers, educators, scholars, and researchers with the necessary foundational elements, theoretical underpinnings, and practical guidance to aid in the technology selection and design of effective online learning experiences by integrating media-rich interactions and content.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599047324
Publisher:
IGI Global
Publication date:
02/25/2011
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. I The Future of Online Learning 1

Ch. II A Short History of Learning Technologies 15

Ch. III The Context 29

Ch. IV A Review of Methods for Selecting Learning Technologies 42

Ch. V Existing Theoretical Approaches to Learning Technologies, Learning Activities, and Methods of Technology Selection 67

Ch. VI The Learning Activities Model 75

Ch. VII The Learning Technologies Model 101

Ch. VIII The Technology Selection Method 134

Ch. IX Video 152

Ch. X Recording Lectures, Streaming, Downloading, Pod casting, Vodcasting, and Webcasting 176

Ch. XI Teaching with Real Time Communications Technologies 196

Ch. XII Videoconference, Audioconference, and Video Chat 210

Ch. XIII Teaching and Learning with Videoconference and Video Chat 234

Ch. XIV Access Grid 256

Ch. XV The Future of Real Time Communications Technologies in E-Learning 283

Ch. XVI The Future of Rich Media, Learning Management Systems, and Content Management Systems 294

Appendix I A Glossary of Terms, Initials, and Acronyms 304

Appendix II Bits, Bytes, Definition, and the Measurement of Bandwidth and Storage 311

Index 320

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