Web-Based Education

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During the past two decades, telecommunication and Web-enabled technologies have combined to create a new field of knowledge known as "Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies." The main objective of Web-Based Education: Learning from Experience is to learn from faculty experiences gained while implementing and utilizing these technologies. The book addresses many trends and issues associated with Web-Based Education, and explores the opportunities and problems confronting colleges and universities to effectively utilize and manage Web-Based Education in their teaching environments.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591401025
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 7/1/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 490
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Meet the Author

A. K. Aggarwal is the Lockheed Martin Research professor in the Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore. Dr. Aggarwal has published in many journals including, Computers and Operations Research; Decision Sciences; Information and Management; Production and Operation Management, Journal of EUC, transactions of DSS and many professional proceedings. He is on the editorial board of several journals. His current research interests include web-based teaching, model-based organizational systems and educational issues in MIS.
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Table of Contents

Ch. I A Guide to eCourse Management: The Stakeholders' Perspectives 1
Ch. II A Comprehensive Web-Based Learning Framework: Toward Theoretical Diversity 24
Ch. III New Issues Arising From E-Education 36
Ch. IV Web-Based Learning: Experience-Based Research 49
Ch. V Web-Based Education in the 21st Century: A Transnational Perspective 71
Ch. VI Preproduction Stages in Multimedia Development: Conceptualization and Script Writing 90
Ch. VII Peer-to-Peer Networks as Extensions of Web-Based Education - Handhelds in Support of Coordination and Autonomy 105
Ch. VIII Beyond the Web: Leveraging Multiple Internet Technologies 120
Ch. IX Web Design Studio: A Preliminary Experiment in Facilitating Faculty Use of the Web 131
Ch. X Participation: The Online Challenge 156
Ch. XI Web-Based Student Assessment 165
Ch. XII A Web-Based Platform to Mentor Distance Learners 189
Ch. XIII Communication Needs of Online Students 203
Ch. XIV eLearning Support Systems 223
Ch. XV Program Execution and Visualization on the Web 236
Ch. XVI Forum Performance in WBE: Causes and Effects 260
Ch. XVII Using Information Technology to Meet Electronic Commerce and MIS Education Demands 280
Ch. XVIII Using Web-Based Technology to Support and Enchance the Learning Experience in a Community-Llearning Projects Course 292
Ch. XIX Virtual Science Centers: Web-Based Environments for Promotion of Nonformal Science Education 308
Ch. XX The Use of a Hybrid Model in Web-Based Education: "The Global Campus Project" 331
Ch. XXI A Comparative Study of Diffusion of Web-Based Education (WBE) in Singapore and Australia 347
Ch. XXII Relevant Issues for the Design of a Successful Web-Based Education into Classical Education 398
Ch. XXIII Integrating Online Educational Activities in Traditional Courses: University-wide Lessons after Three Years 415
Ch. XXV An Evaluation of Web-Based Education at a Finnish University 440
About the Authors 454
Index 464
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