Handbook for Distance Learning in Tourism

Handbook for Distance Learning in Tourism

by Kaye Sung Chon

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ISBN-13: 9780789018601
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/17/2005
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1. Introduction to Flexible Learning and the Case Study
  • Objectives
  • Topic 1.1: What Is a Flexible Learning Environment?
  • Topic 1.2: Maximizing the Return on Investment
  • Topic 1.3: Introducing the Case Study
  • Topic 1.4: The Development Model
  • Key Points
  • Chapter 2. The Project Manager
  • Objectives
  • Topic 2.1: Every Project Has a Manager
  • Topic 2.2: The Role and Characteristics of a Project Manager
  • Topic 2.3: Project Management Aids
  • Topic 2.4: The Project As Organized Chaos
  • Key Points
  • Chapter 3. Starting a Project
  • Objectives
  • Topic 3.1: The Spark
  • Topic 3.2: Developing and Buying Resources
  • Topic 3.3: The Project Team
  • Topic 3.4: Stakeholder Meetings
  • Topic 3.5: Maximizing Project Ownership
  • Topic 3.6: Considerations Before Committing to a Project—A Self-Appraisal for Teachers
  • Key Points
  • Chapter 4. Educational and Design Foundations
  • Objectives
  • Topic 4.1: Introduction
  • Topic 4.2: Constructivism—A Theory of Knowledge
  • Topic 4.3: Ensuring Quality Content
  • Topic 4.4: Educational Design Guidelines for Learning Resources
  • Topic 4.5: Writing a Course Outline
  • Topic 4.6: Copyright
  • Key Points
  • Chapter 5. Media Foundations
  • Objectives
  • Topic 5.1: Introduction
  • Topic 5.2: The Teacher Is Essential
  • Topic 5.3: Determining the Needs, Wants, and Technology Access of Students
  • Topic 5.4: Secondary Determinants—Teacher, Institution, and Course Factors
  • Topic 5.5: Using Media Instead of a Medium
  • Key Points
  • Chapter 6. Developing Print Resources
  • Objectives
  • Topic 6.1: Introduction
  • Topic 6.2: Advantages and Disadvantages of Print Learning Resources
  • Topic 6.3: Production
  • Topic 6.4: Design
  • Topic 6.5: Maintenance and Revision
  • Key Points
  • Chapter 7. Developing and Using Web Sites
  • Objectives
  • Topic 7.1: Introduction
  • Topic 7.2: Advantages and Disadvantages of Web Sites
  • Topic 7.3: Using the World Wide Web
  • Topic 7.4: Production
  • Topic 7.5: Design
  • Topic 7.6: Maintenance and Revision
  • Key Points
  • Chapter 8. Computer-Mediated Contact
  • Objectives
  • Topic 8.1: Introduction
  • Topic 8.2: The Advantages and Challenges of Computer-Mediated Contact
  • Topic 8.3: Teachers’ Roles
  • Topic 8.4: Training and Support Roles
  • Key Points
  • Chapter 9. Course Management Systems
  • Objectives
  • Topic 9.1: Introduction
  • Topic 9.2: The Advantages and Challenges of Course Management Systems
  • Topic 9.3: A Teacher’s Perspective—Using A Course Management System
  • Topic 9.4: Training and Support Roles
  • Key Points
  • Chapter 10. Teaching in a Flexible Learning Environment
  • Objectives
  • Topic 10.1: Introduction
  • Topic 10.2: Before a Course Starts
  • Topic 10.3: The Start of a Course
  • Topic 10.4: During a Course
  • Topic 10.5: The Responsibilities of Educational Designers
  • Key Points
  • Chapter 11. Being a Student in a Flexible Learning Environment
  • Objectives
  • Topic 11.1: Introduction
  • Topic 11.2: The Advantages and Challenges of Flexible Learning
  • Topic 11.3: You Have Enrolled in a Flexible Learning Course—What Now?
  • Topic 11.4: Making the Most of Learning Resources
  • Key Points
  • References
  • Index

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