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  • Interactive Distance Learning in PreK-12 Settings: A Handbook of Possibilitiesby Jan Yates

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    The wide array of possibilities for interactive distance learning in today's schools can be daunting. This book will help educators make the transition from technology-based learning modalities and integrate elements of distance learning into the curriculum. With emphasis on Internet-based delivery formats, author Jan M. Yates presents the latest... more...

  • Open Knowledge Management in Higher Educationby Francisco J. García-Peñalvo

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    This book is based on the idea that Open Knowledge in a Higher Education institution is a broader field than Open Access. Open Knowledge comprises Open Software, Open Content, Open Science and Open Innovation. It looks at how higher education institutions deal or should deal with Open Knowledge approaches: how this “open knowledge” changes... more...

  • Policy and Practice in Asian Distance Educationby Tian Belawati; Jon Baggaley

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 50.00

    This book has been designed for the orientation and training of specialists in open and distance learning methods in Asia. Although the focus of the book is the educational sector in Asia, the guidelines proposed have worldwide application. more...

  • Ohne Bildung ist alles nichtsby Natalia Schmidt

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08

    Verloren und allein steht der moderne Mensch im unendlichen Dickicht aus Informationen. Er ist schlichtweg erschöpft von der Vielfalt der Entscheidungsmöglichkeiten. Dabei sehnt er sich nach einer Lebensaufgabe, nach Lebensqualität und einem Sinn. Doch die Fülle der Informationen bringt eine Fülle möglicher Antworten oder endet schlimmstenfalls in... more...

  • V-Learningby Leonard A. Annetta; Elizabeth Folta; Marta Klesath

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 159.00

    Virtual learning environments could be the future of higher education, and V-learning shows how, with practical examples from over six years of research. From multiplayer video games to online learning, this overview illustrates the power of virtual learning. more...

  • Global Perspectives on E-Learningby Alison A. Carr-Chellman

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 62.00

    Global Perspectives on E-Learning: Rhetoric and Reality presents several cases of international online education and the rhetoric that surrounds this form of teaching and learning. Editor Alison A. Carr-Chellman examines the impact of online distance education throughout the world in an effort to understand more deeply the merits of such initiatives.... more...

  • Virtual Environments for Teaching and Learningby L. C. Jain; R. J. Howlett; N. S. Ichalkaranje; G. Tonfoni

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 187.00

    There is a trend to offer courses by virtual means. This approach has definite advantages. For example, virtual programs target professionals who would otherwise have to leave their jobs to pursue the degree. An enormous proportion of universities are in the process of developing courses in a virtual environment. This book deals with virtual environments... more...

  • Permissible Advantage?by Alan Peshkin

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 43.95

    This study of Edgewood Academy--a private, elite college preparatory high school--examines what moral choices look like when they are made by the participants in an exceptionally wealthy school, and what the very existence of a privileged school indicates about American society. It extends Peshkin's ongoing exploration of U.S. high schools and their... more...

  • Higher Education in Virtual Worldsby Charles Wankel; Jan Kingsley

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 114.95

    Targeted at educators and researchers wishing to use virtual environments in their teaching practice, this work provides practical advice specifically for educators in higher education. It focuses on the use of Second Life - a free, readily-accessible virtual world which is increasingly being used for both formal and informal learning. more...

  • Distance Learningby Chandra Mohan Mehrotra; C . David Hollister; Lawrence McGahey

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 56.00

    What delivery methods are available to make education accessible to a wide variety of potential learners? What are their strengths and weaknesses? How can instructors create effective learning environments in distance courses? What support from administrators and staff is essential? What guidelines are used by accrediting agencies to assure program... more...