ERIC Number: ED508853
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: N/A
Cases on Global E-Learning Practices: Successes and Pitfalls
Sharma, Ramesh C., Ed.; Mishra, Sanjaya, Ed.
Information Science Publishing
"Cases on Global E-Learning Practices: Successes and Pitfalls" looks into global practices of e-learning, examining the successes and failures of e-learning professionals. It provides a judicious mix of practical experiences and research in the form of case studies. Written by experts from all over the globe, this book shows how to design instructional strategies for e-learning, illustrates the application of e-learning with case studies, and reviews the potential of e-learning in education and training. "Cases on Global E-Learning Practices: Successes and Pitfalls" gives an understanding of the practical implementation of e-learning technologies, including what to do and what to avoid. Chapters of this book include: (1) Global E-Learning Practices (Ramesh Sharma and Sanjaya Mishra); (2) Online Learning with the Use of WebVT Vista (Alina Zapalska and Dallas Brozik); (3) Combining Synchronous and Asynchronous Distance Learning for Adult Training in Military Environments (Ilias Maglogiannis and Costa's Kaposi's ); (4) A Case Study on Education Networks and Brokerage (Gunnar Martin, Oliver Boil, August-Wilhelm Scheer, and Udo Winand); (5) Transitioning to E-Learning (Carmen Gonzales, Susan Bussmann, Bethany Bovard, and Julia Parra); (6) Using E-Learning to Globalize a Teacher Education Program (Hilary Wilder); (7) Delivery of a Social Science Online Program in India (Shobhita Jain); (8) Introducing Integrated E-Portfolio across Courses in a Postgraduate Program in Distance and Online Education (Madhumita Bhattacharya); (9) The Mediated Action of Educational Reform (Donna Russell); (10) VIPER (John Beaumont-Kerridge); (11) Investigating Patterns of Cognitive and Interactive Acts in an Online Student Cooperative Program (Lucio Teles and Nancy Johnston); (12) Learning Sport Management through Interaction with the Real World (Alistair Inglis, Matthew Nicholson, and Clare Hanlon); (13) Experimentation and Challenge (Raffaella Sette); (14) Learning Computer Science over the Web (Jarkko Suhonen and Erkki Sutinen); (15) Fiji Implements Blended E-Learning as Appropriate Flexible Learning (Elspeth McKay); (16) Project-Based Learning in Chemical Engineering Education Using Distance Education Tools (Katia Tannous); (17) The "Pastoral" in Virtual Space (Mary Griffiths and Michael Griffiths); (18) Using Scenario-Based Learning for E-Learning in Vocational Education (K. C. Chu); (19) An E-Workshop Model for Teacher Training (Yan Hanbing and Zhu Zhiting); (20) Creating a Multimedia Instructional Product for Medical School Students (Mitchell Weisburgh); (21) Hard Fun (Colette Wanless-Sobel); (22) ESPORT Demonstration Project, Canada (Patrick Fahy and Patrick Cummins); (23) EBS E-Learning and Social Integrity (Byung-Ro Lim); and (24) Case Studies on Learners and Instructors in an E-Learning Ecosystems (Vive Kumar, Chris Groeneboer, Stephanie Chu, Dianne Jamieson-Noel, and Cindy Xin).
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Global Approach, Case Studies, Educational Strategies, Integrity, Demonstration Programs, Foreign Countries, Multimedia Instruction, Medical Education, Medical Students, Teacher Education, Vocational Education, Undergraduate Study, Student Projects, Active Learning, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Education, Distance Education, Blended Learning, Computer Science Education, Criminology, Online Courses, Cooperative Programs, Educational Change, Teleconferencing, Portfolios (Background Materials), Graduate Study, Social Sciences, Teacher Education Programs, Networks, Asynchronous Communication, Synchronous Communication, Military Training, Computer Software, Business Administration Education, High School Students
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