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ERIC Number: ED508847
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 344
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-5990-4732-2ISBN-978-1-5990-4732-4
Enhancing E-Learning with Media-Rich Content and Interactions
Caladine, Richard
Information Science Publishing
Online learning is transcending from the text-rich educational experience of the past to a video- and audio-rich learning transformation. The greater levels of media-rich content and media-rich interaction that are currently prevalent in online leisure experiences will help to increase e-learning's future efficiency and effectiveness. "Enhancing E-Learning with Media-Rich Content and Interactions" presents instructional designers, educators, scholars, and researchers with the necessary foundational elements, theoretical underpinnings, and practical guidance to aid in the technology selection and design of effective online learning experiences by integrating media-rich interactions and content. This book contains 16 chapters: (1) The Future of Online Learning; (2) A Short History of Learning Technologies; (3) The Context; (4) A Review of Methods for Selecting Learning Technologies; (5) Existing Theoretical Approaches to Learning Technologies, Learning Activities, and Methods of Technology Selection; (6) The Learning Activities Model; (7) The Learning Technologies Model; (8) The Technology Selection Method; (9) Video; (10) Recording Lectures, Streaming, Downloading, Podcasting, Vodcasting, and Webcasting; (11) Teaching with Real Time Communications Technologies; (12) Videoconference, Audioconference, and Video Chat; (13) Teaching and Learning with Videoconference and Video Chat; (14) Access Grid; (15) The Future of Real Time Communications Technologies in E-Learning; and (16) The Future of Rich Media, Learning Management Systems, and Content Management Systems.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners; Researchers
Language: English
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