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ERIC Number: ED508839
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 368
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-5914-0178-XISBN-978-1-5914-0178-0
Distance Learning and University Effectiveness: Changing Educational Paradigms for Online Learning
Howard, Caroline; Schenk, Karen; Discenza, Richard
Information Science Publishing
"Distance Learning and University Effectiveness: Changing Educational Paradigms for Online Learning" addresses the challenges and opportunities associated with information and communication technologies (ICTs) as related to education. From discussing new and innovative educational paradigms and learning models resulting from ICTs to addressing future student needs and international issues, this book provides comprehensive coverage of the paradigm, teaching, technology and other changes that may be required of universities to remain in the new competitive marketplace of online learning. This book contains 16 chapters: (1) How Distance Programs will Affect Students, Courses, Faculty and Institutional Futures (Murray Turoff, Richard Discenza, and Caroline Howard); (2) Design Levels for Distance and Online Learning (Judith Boettcher); (3) E-Moderating in Higher Education (Gilly Salmon); (4) Community-Based Distributed Learning in a Globalized World (Elizabeth Wellburn and Gregory Claeys); (5) Online Course Design Principles (Lance Richards, Kim Dooley, and James Lindner); (6) Theory and Practice for Distance Education (Charles Beck and Gary Schornack); (7) Looking for Indicators of Success for Distance Education (Wm. Martz Jr., Venkateshwar Reddy, and Karen Sangermano); (8) Online Assessment in High Education (Elizabeth Buchanan); (9) Assessing the Impact of Internet Testing (Wm. Martz Jr. and Morgan Shepherd); (10) Modular Web-Based Teaching and Learning Environments as a Way to Improve E-Learning (Oliver Kamin and Svenja Hagenhoff); (11) The Effect of Culture on Email Use (Jonathan Frank, Janet Toland, and Karen Schenk); (12) A Strategy to Expand the University Education Paradigm (Richard Ryan); (13) Return on Investment for Distance Education Offerings (Evan Robinson); (14) Financing Expensive Technologies in an Era of Decreased Funding (Yair Levy and Michelle Ramim); (15) Education Networks (Svenja Hagenhoff and Michaela Knust); and (16) Supplemental Web Sites (Malini Krishnamurthi).
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Publication Type: Books
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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