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Distance and E-learning in Transition

Learning Innovation, Technology and Social Challenges

Distance and E-learning in Transition by András Szücs
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Foreword xxvii
Alan Tait

Introduction xxix
Ulrich Bernath, András Szücs, Alan Tait and Martine Vidal

PART 1. THE DEVELOPMENT OF DISTANCE EDUCATION AND E-LEARNING 1

PART 1.1. SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT 3

Chapter 1. Challenges Facing Distance Education in the 21st Century: Policy and Research Implications 5
Sarah Guri-Rosenblit

Chapter 2. The Evolving Role of Universities: Increasing Openness and Relevance 23
Anne Gaskell and Roger Mills

Chapter 3. The Internet and the Education System: An Optimization Policy 35
Roni Aviram

Chapter 4. “E-Learning” Meets “Digital Media”: New Strategic Questions for Higher Education 45
Jim Devine

Chapter 5. Preparing Educational Institutions for Online ODL. How Theory May Support Change Strategies in Traditional Universities 57
Annette Lorentsen

Chapter 6. Higher Education Quality as an Organizational Culture 69
Ulf-Daniel Ehlers

Chapter 7. E-learning and the Quality of Knowledge in a Globalized World 85
Sylvia van de Bunt-Kokhuis

PART 1.2. EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF DISTANCE EDUCATION AND E-LEARNING 107

Chapter 8. E-Learning and the Future of Distance Education 109
Ormond Simpson

Chapter 9. Access and Efficiency in the Development of Distance Education and E-Learning 119
Thomas Hülsmann

Chapter 10. Examining the Effectiveness of Distance Education: Results from Multilevel Modeling 141
Tim Seifert, Bruce Sheppard and Ann Marie Vaughan

Chapter 11. Quantitative Cost-Effectiveness Model for Web-supported Academic Instruction 151
Anat Cohen and Rafi Nachmias

Chapter 12. A Particular Aspect of Cost Analysis in Distance Education: Time 161
Massimo Loi and Bruno Ronsivalle

PART 1.3. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 169

Chapter 13. Moving eCompetence Ahead – From Conceptual Foundations to Strategic Practice 171
Dirk Schneckenberg

Chapter 14. Designing Collaborative Learning for Competence Development 195
Ulf-Daniel Ehlers

Chapter 15. Academic Staff in Traditional Universities: Motivators and Demotivators in the Adoption of E-learning 217
Kay MacKeogh and Seamus Fox

Chapter 16. The Role of Tutors as a Fundamental Component of Online Learning Support 235
Maggie McPherson and Miguel Baptista Nunes

Chapter 17. Teachers’ Professional Development for the Technology Enhanced Classroom in the School of Tomorrow 247
Henrik Hansson

Chapter 18. Eleven Competences for the Teacher Using ICTs: a Quali-quantitative Research Pattern 261
Alberto Cattaneo and Elena Boldrini

Chapter 19. Educating Tutors – and Ourselves. A Report from a Collective Effort 291
Ivar Børsheim, Atle Schaathun, Hans Øistein Skauerud, Unn Spjelkavik and Ilmi Willbergh

PART 1.4. SOCIO-CULTURAL ISSUES OF DISTANCE AND E-LEARNING 301

Chapter 20. Globalization – an Opportunity for the “Uneducated” to Become “Learned” or Further
“Excluded”? 303
Mary Bolger

Chapter 21. Beyond Barriers: Intercultural Learning and Inclusion in Globalized Paradigms 311
Alan Bruce

Chapter 22. Women in Distance Learning: Second Chance or Third Shift? 325
Athanassia Aggeli and Paraskevi Vassala

Chapter 23. E-learning for Senior Citizens 335
Sonia Hetzner and Paul Held

Chapter 24. Distance Education in Prisons: an Educational Right or a Privilege? The Case of “Student Inmates” 349
Fanny Salane

PART 2. TEACHING AND LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS IN THE MAKING 369

PART 2.1. PEDAGOGICAL CONCEPTS 371

Chapter 25. Role of Technology in Enhancing Learning 373
Alan Brown

Chapter 26. Learning Face-to-Face, In-action and On-line: Integrated Model of Lifelong Learning 385
Luciano Galliani and Paula de Waal

Chapter 27. The Bottles are New but What of the Wine? Managing Learning and Teaching in Web 2.0 395
Michael G. Moore

Chapter 28. Student Perceptions of Immediacy and Social Presence in Distance Education 411
Steve Wheeler and Fraser Reid

PART 2.2. LEARNER NEEDS, STYLES AND IDENTITIES, PERCEPTIONS, READINESS 427

Chapter 29. The Natives are Restless. Higher Education and the Culture of the Digital Natives 429
Susanne Kjekshus Koch, Inger Carin Grøndal and Gunnar-Johan Schei

Chapter 30. Preparing Students for Learning in an Online World: an Evaluation of the Student Passport to eLearning (SPeL) Model 439
Francesca Lorenzi, Kay MacKeogh and Seamus Fox

Chapter 31. Perceptions about Time and Learning: Researching the Student Experience 457
Mary Thorpe

Chapter 32. Retention and Course Choice in Distance Learning 473
Ormond Simpson

Chapter 33. Online Students’ Needs for and Satisfaction with Support Services 485
Torstein Rekkedal

Chapter 34. Motivational Characteristics of E-Students 499
Karmela Aleksic-Maslac, Djuro Njavro, Katarina Karalic

Chapter 35. Individual Differences in Attitudes Towards and Choices of Learning/Teaching Technology 511
Ruth Beyth-Marom and Kelly Sorozon-Saporta

Chapter 36. Online Learners’ Frustration. Implications for Lifelong Learning 519
Federico Borges Sáiz

Chapter 37. Reflections on Seeking the “Invisible” Online Learner (and Instructor) 529
Michael F. Beaudoin

Chapter 38. Reports of the “Death of Geography” Have Been Greatly Exaggerated: Why UK Distance Learning Students Prefer Face-to-Face Tuition 543
Troy Cooper

Chapter 39. E-Mentoring to Help Mature Students’ Transition to University 553
Palitha Edirisingha, Mike Hill, Celayne Heaton-Shrestha

PART 2.3. COURSE DEVELOPMENT AND INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN 567

Chapter 40. Flexibility Beyond Time and Place: Stretching and Opening the Course 569
Wim de Boer and Betty Collis

Chapter 41. Capturing Practice and Scaffolding Learning Design 579
Gráinne Conole

Chapter 42. Technologies in Use: How Context and Design Drive their Effects 595
Mary Thorpe, Steve Godwin and Rebecca Fergusson

Chapter 43. Involvement, Institutional Roles and Design Models in E-Learning 607
Luca Botturi

Chapter 44. Diversity of Strategies to Promote Effective B-Learning: a Case Study in Higher Education 627
Lúcia Pombo, Maria Joao Loureiro, Ana Balula and António Moreira

Chapter 45. Assessment of E-Learning Material with the INTERFACE System 645
Károly Hercegfi and Orchidea Edith Kiss

Chapter 46. Who Should “Customize” the Knowledge Content: Publishing Scholars or Online Mediators? 659
Christian Bois

PART 2.4. COLLABORATIVE LEARNING AND SOCIAL NETWORKING 675

Chapter 47. ”More is Different” – How E-Learning within Online Learning Communities Can Make the Difference 677
Virginie Aimard

Chapter 48. SocialLearn – Widening Participation and Sustainability of Higher Education 691
Anthony Walton, Martin Weller and Gráinne Conole

Chapter 49. Collaborative Learning Using Social Tools for Enquiry, Reflection and Sharing 701
Non Scantlebury

Chapter 50. Modeling Interactions in Learning Settings and their Impact on the Learning Process 711
George Neofotistos, Nikitas Kastis, Eleftheria Tsourlidaki and Nikos Voulgarakis

Chapter 51. Tools and Instruments Supporting Cooperative Freedom in Virtual Learning Environments 721
Morten Flate Paulsen

Chapter 52. Models of Activity, Collaboration and Assessment in Wikis in Academic Courses 745
Edna Tal-Elhasid and Hagit Meishar-Tal

PART 2.5. THE WORLD OF WORK – E-SKILLS AND EMPLOYABILITY 759

Chapter 53. E-learning and Earning: The impact of Lifelong E-learning on Organizational Development in an Adverse Economy 761
Jane Simmons

Chapter 54. E-learning and E-business: The Need for SMEs to Work Smarter in the New Europe 773
Josephine Browne and Georgina Sweetnam

Chapter 55. Putting the Pieces Together: Conceptual Frameworks for Building PLEs with Web 2.0 Tools 783
Ricardo Torres Kompen, Palitha Edirisingha and Richard Mobbs

Chapter 56. Personal Learning Environments and Institutional Control 809
Niall Sclater

List of Authors 821

Institution Index 833

Name Index 837

Index 853

Wiley; March 2013
ISBN 9781118618721
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