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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This book, first published in 1984, provides a comprehensive review of the range of technology that was being used in distance education. Technological developments in word processing, video-disc and viewdata as well as computer-based learning had revolutionised the potential for distance education. These developments required the role of more ?conventional?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 58.95
Virtual learning environments are widely spread in higher education, yet they are often under utilised by the institutions that employ them. This book addresses the need to move beyond thinking about the VLE simply in terms of the particular package that an institution has adopted, and viewing it as a significant educational technology that will shape... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 79.99
This book is a practical guide on how to transform your ideas into virtual world courseware. The book argues that setting up training in learning in 3D virtual worlds requires a transformative approach. . The advice given in this book comes from real world implementers of virtual worlds. It is meant to transform your thinking about creating and using... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
This e-book grew from a series of workshops sponsored by the JISC on institutional strategy which took place during 2010 and which involved around 20 UK Higher Education Institutions. During these workshops, which involved a range of stakeholders from each institution, we found considerable similarities and common patterns of practice amongst the strategic... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 169.00
The world of education is being radically altered with the change being driven by technology, openness, and unprecedented access to knowledge. Older correspondence-style methods of instructional delivery are passe and "classroom adapted to the web" approaches to learning are often ineffective and do little to harness the transformational... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 229.00
- Springer 2010; US$ 159.00
Equally grounded in the research and the practical applications developed by the authors over a number of years, this book shows how virtual learning environments could represent the future of higher education. As academics begin to use environments such as Second Life to reach a broader student audience, this volume offers the distance-learning community... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95
This new addition to the respected Open and Distance Learning Series is an up-to-the-minute guide for educators wanting to come to terms with their support role in open and distance learning. Covering all aspects of student support from tuition and counselling through to the broad range of delivery methods available, the book offers practical solutions... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 69.95
The acceptance of reason with uncertainty can help learners successfully manage their occupations and lives during the accelerations prominent in the 21st century. As William Ayers states: "Pritscher tilts his lance at the petrified orthodoxy we call teaching and learning, inviting us on a wild journey into the heart of education." The book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
We live in a society with ever-changing needs and expectations. Education practitioners and policy makers need therefore to face the challenges of new economic, social and technological conditions in their work. There is a global concern to develop forms of education and training which are open to the demands of needs of learners, and which are accessible... more...