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Overview

The Internet has had a monumental impact upon higher education with the development of e-learning and virtual campus initiatives. This has provided significant opportunities in terms of enhanced access to courses, knowledge, learning experiences, and information for a wide range of different learners from across the world.

Institutional Transformation through Best Practices in Virtual Campus Development: Advancing E-Learning Policies provides cost effective and sustainable learning procedures vital to ensuring long term success for both teacher and student. This book provides the latest research and findings in relation to best practice examples and case studies across the globe.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605663586
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 4/20/2011
  • Pages: 356
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. I The E-Learning Phenomenon: A New University Paradigm? Lalita Rajasingham Rajasingham, Lalita 1

Ch. II Linking Self-Directed Lifelong Learning and E-Learning: Priorities for Institutions of Higher Education Yukiko Inoue Inoue, Yukiko 22

Ch. III The Online Seminar as Enacted Practice Lars-Erik Jonsson Jonsson, Lars-Erik Roger Saljo Saljo, Roger 38

Ch. IV Is E-Learning Used for Enhancing Administration or Learning? On the Implications of Organisational Culture Stefan Hrastinski Hrastinski, Stefan Christina Keller Keller, Christina Jorgen Lindh Lindh, Jorgen 55

Ch. V Advancing E-Learning Policy and Practice: Influences on Academics' Adoption, Integration and Development of Multimodal E-Learning Courses Dawn Birch Birch, Dawn Bruce Burnett Burnett, Bruce 65

Ch. VI Flying under the Radar: The Importance of Small Scale E-Learning Innovation within Large-Scale Institutional E-Learning Implementation Gill Kirkup Kirkup, Gill 81

Ch. VII Matching Technology, Organisation and Pedagogy in E-Learning: Looking for the Appropriate Balance Leading to Sustainability and Effectiveness Albert Sangra Sangra, Albert Lourdes Guardia Guardia, Lourdes Pedro Fernandez-Michels Fernandez-Michels, Pedro 95

Ch. VIII E-Learning and Virtual Campus Development: From Innovation to Sustainability Irene le Roux Roux, Irene le Karen Lazenby Lazenby, Karen Dolf Jordaan Jordaan, Dolf 115

Ch. IX An Analysis of European Megaproviders of E-Learning: Recommendations for Robustness and Sustainability Morten Flate Paulsen Paulsen, Morten Flate 127

Ch. X Guiding Principles for Identifying and Promoting Best Practice in Virtual Campuses Mark Stansfield Stansfield, Mark ThomasConnolly Connolly, Thomas 147

Ch. XI Reviewing Traces of Virtual Campuses: From a Fully Online Virtual Campus to a Blended Model Helena Bijnens Bijnens, Helena Ilse Op de Beeck de Beeck, Ilse Op Johannes De Gruyter De Gruyter, Johannes Wim Van Petegem Van Petegem, Wim Sally Reynolds Reynolds, Sally Paul Bacsich Bacsich, Paul Theo Bastiaens Bastiaens, Theo Anna-Kaarina Kairamo Kairamo, Anna-Kaarina Gregory Lucas Lucas, Gregory 163

Ch. XII Virtual Campus Development on the Basis of Subsidiarity: The EVS Approach Ron Corvers Corvers, Ron Joop de Kraker de Kraker, Joop 179

Ch. XIII From Virtual Mobility to Virtual Erasmus: Offering Students Courses and Services without Boundaries George Ubachs Ubachs, George Christina Brey Brey, Christina 198

Ch. XIV Blending Virtual Campuses Managing Differences through Web 2.0 Experiences in Transnational Cooperation Projects Yuri Kazepov Kazepov, Yuri Giovanni Torris Torris, Giovanni 215

Ch. XV Network Organisation to Improve Virtual Campus Management: Key Factors from a French Experience Francois Fulconis Fulconis, Francois Thierry Garrot Garrot, Thierry 235

Ch. XVI Developing and Managing an Effective Virtual Campus: The eLab Experience in the Swiss Higher Education Context Luca Botturi Botturi, Luca Lorenzo Cantoni Cantoni, Lorenzo Benedetto Lepori Lepori, Benedetto Stefano Tardini Tardini, Stefano 254

Ch. XVII A Business Model for the Exchange of E-Learning Courses in an International Network Christoph Brox Brox, Christoph 269

Compilation of References 289

Index 325

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