ERIC Number: ED479601
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Oct
Object Oriented Learning Objects in Online Education: A Framework and Example.
Rincon, Lilian; Parker, Drew
Online learning is coming of age in both postsecondary education and industry. The courses now offered online range from kinesiology to mathematics to complete M.B.A. programs. The growing popularity of online education has created a need to reduce costs without diminishing the value of the edification. In response to this need, an instructional technology concept commonly referred to as the "learning object" was created. This paper explores the learning objects concept, their value to an online education, as well as an applied outlook into the use of learning objects in an online environment. The paper concludes with a discussion on how learning objects can be integrated into a specific example of an online course. (Contains 16 references.) (Author)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Course Content, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Instructional Development, Instructional Materials, Online Systems, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Technology Integration
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: In: E-Learn 2002 World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education. Proceedings (7th, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 15-19, 2002); see IR 022 093.