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ERIC Number: ED512463
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 426
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-6152-0985-9ISBN-978-1-6152-0985-9
Transformative Learning and Online Education: Aesthetics, Dimensions and Concepts
Yuzer, T. Volkan, Ed.; Kurubacak, Gulsun, Ed.
Information Science Reference
Understanding how to prepare transformative learning sessions and courses and design an environment for prospective online learners is a critical, as it facilitates the transfer of information, knowledge and learning from theoretical forms to real life experiences. This book provides an understanding and comprehension of aesthetics and its importance in transformative online learning. Using frameworks and cases, this reference attempts to construct a more complete understanding of how the art of learning is considered and knowledge is transferred from the cyber to the real world. Contents include: (1) Understanding Transformative Learning in Online Education (T. Yuzer and Gulsun Kurubacak); (2) Cross-Cultural Transformative Learning (Charles Townley, Dana Christman, Barbara Coppola, Qian Geng and Jiayong Li); (3) Constructing Transformative Learning Communities in 3D Immersive Learning Environments (Barbara Howard, Robert Sanders and Terry McClannon); (4) A Tale of Two Courses (Melanie Shaw, John Bracke, Kelley Walters and David Long); (5) Meta Communication Concept and Knowledge Building Process in Distance Education (Ugur Demiray); (6) Learning Outcomes in Online Graduate Education Courses (Greg Kearsley); (7) Acting and Interacting (Jane Spiro); (8) E-Learning and Teaching (Amani Hamdan); (9) Change or Transformation? (Liz Browne); (10) Breakthroughs, Breakdowns, and Some Productive Pedagogical Paradoxes of Virtual Learning (Vachel Miller and Kelly Clark-Keefe); (11) Socio-Cultural Dimensions of E-Learning Systems (Blessing Adeoye and Adesoji Oni); (12) Turbulence and Transformation (Frederick Buskey); (13) Visual Literacy and Its Impact on Teaching and Learning (Kim Song and Gwendolyn Turner); (14) Aesthetic Decisions of Instructors and Instructional Designers (Patrick Parrish); (15) How Online Tasks Promote Teachers' Expertise within the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) (Aviva Klieger and Anat Oster-Levinz); (16) Promoting High-Order Thinking in Online Discussions (Anne Scott); (17) Contemplative Interaction (David Sable); (18) Transformative Learning and Online Education (Suresh Garg and Ramesh Sharma); (19) Teaching Transformative Learning and Digital/Online Education (Jason Goulah); (20) Identity Awareness (O.F) Adebowale); (21) Identity (Radha Parikh); (22) An Elusive Formula (Shalin Hai-Jew); and (23) Applicability of Transformative Learning Theory in E-Health Teaching (Sisira Edirippulige and Rohana Marasinghe).
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Information Science Reference