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- Wiley 2009; US$ 32.00
Higher education institutions are increasingly delivering content online, but the content is often not sufficiently engaging. Learning Online with Games, Simulations, and Virtual Worlds provides a simple and practical guide to identifying when and what kind of games, simulations, and virtual environments should be used, how to get them, how to deploy... more...
- 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 2012; US$ 47.95
Distance education (DE) offers ways to reach the many people around the world who lack access to education and training by other means. International DE methods, however, are fragmented, and distance educators have often abandoned new technologies before giving them a chance to develop. As a result, many current DE tools and techniques are incompatible... more...
- SAGE India 2010; US$ 69.95
In Asia, Distance Education (DE) is providing major solutions in the areas of education and training. DE methods that are standard in other parts of the world, however, have yet to demonstrate their full potential in Asia. Covering nine DE projects by 39 researchers from 13 countries, this book analyses the DE scenario in Asia, the successes, the failures... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95
Award-winning in its first edition, this book is an essential guide to the use of technology in flexible and distance learning, weighing up the pros and cons of different media. Fully updated, this second edition: examines criteria and guidelines for the design and delivery of effective teaching, using modern learning technologies focuses on... more...
- 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...
- SAGE India 2010; US$ 69.95
Policy and Practice in Asian Distance Education has been designed for the orientation and training of specialists in open and distance learning methods in Asia. It is the outcome of the collaborative PANdora research and development initiative (200508) between 24 open and distance learning (ODL) institutions, government departments and non-governmental... more...
- 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...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2012; US$ 29.75
Distance learning courses become more and more popular. Distance learners particularly aim to acquire graduation-related qualifications. Thus, it is the more important to ensure a good consultancy system, which takes into consideration the life situation and personal educational and developmental goals of distance learners and which at the same time... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 40.00
The Online Teaching Survival Guide provides an overview of theory-based techniques for online teaching or for a technology-enhanced course, including course management, social presence, community building, and debriefing. Based on traditional pedagogical theory, this resource integrates the latest research in cognitive processing and learning outcomes.... more...