ERIC Number: ED508895
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: 0
Technology Supported Learning and Teaching: A Staff Perspective
O'Donoghue, John, Ed.
Information Science Publishing
"Technology Supported Learning and Teaching: A Staff Perspective" presents accounts and case studies of first-hand experience in developing, implementing, or evaluating learning technologies. This book highlights the many areas in which practitioners are attempting to implement learning technologies and reflects themes of current topical interest. It presents descriptions of the tools practitioners are using, explains the way practitioners have used these tools, and discusses the role of the student and educator in the learning process. It contains 19 chapters: (1) Introduction (Sue Moron-Garcia); (2) What Lecturers Say Helps and Hinders Their Use of a Virtual Learning Environment to Support Face-to-Face Teaching (Sue Moron-Garcia); (3) Academic Experiences of Using VLEs (Barbara Newland, Martin Jenkins and Neil Ringan); (4) Using Asynchronous Computer Conferencing to Support Learning and Teaching in a Campus-Based HE Context (Pat Jefferies and Roy Seden); (5) Improving E-Learning Support and Infrastructure (Carmel McNaught, Paul Lam, Christina Keing and Kin Cheng); (6) Developing E-Learning Provision for Healthcare Professionals' Continuing Professional Development (Susi Peacock and Gloria Dunlop); (7) Staff Perspectives on ILT (Colin McCaig and Maria Smith); (8) Drivers and Barriers to the Uptake of Learning Technologies (Alison Davies and Kelly Smith); (9) Constructivist E-Learning for Staff Engaged in Continuous Professional Development (Roisin Donnelly and Ciara O'Farrell); (10) Staff Using an Institution--Wide VLE for Blended E-Learning (Paul Brett); (11) Teaching Large Groups (Andrea Chester and Andrew Francis); (12) Patchwork E-Dialogues in the Professional Development of New Teachers (Moira Hulme and Julie Hughes); (13) Understanding Roles Within Technology Supported Teaching and Learning (Lori Lockyer and Sue Bennett); (14) The Role of the Online Instructor as a Guide on the Side (Margaret Mazzolini and Sarah Maddison); (15) Online Learning Activities in Second Year Environmental Geography (Sally Priest and Karen Fill); (16) Lessons in Implementing a Learning System in a University (Fiona Darroch and Mark Toleman); (17) Learning through Chat (David Rowsell and Tim Jackson); (18) From SYnthia to Calma to Sybil (Michael Clarke, Hussein Abbass, Michael Clarke and Hussein Abbass); and (19) Introduction (John Cowan).
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Large Group Instruction, Constructivism (Learning), Online Courses, Educational Technology, Teleconferencing, Professional Development, Teaching Methods, Computer Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Technology Integration, Computer Mediated Communication, Video Technology, Allied Health Personnel, Attitude Measures, Barriers, Faculty Development, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Role
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