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ERIC Number: ED563967
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 384
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-4666-5832-5
Online Tutor 2.0: Methodologies and Case Studies for Successful Learning
García-Peñalvo, Francisco José, Ed.; Seoane-Pardo, Antonio Miguel, Ed.
IGI Global
After centuries of rethinking education and learning, the current theory is based on technology's approach to and affect on the planned interaction between knowledge trainers and trainees. "Online Tutor 2.0: Methodologies and Case Studies for Successful Learning" demonstrates, through the exposure of successful cases in online education and training, the necessity of the human factor, particularly in teaching/tutoring roles, for ensuring the development of quality and excellent learning activities. The didactic patterns derived from these experiences and methodologies will provide a basis for a more powerful and efficient new generation of technology-based learning solutions for high school teachers, university professors, researchers, and students at all levels of education. Following a preface by Francisco José García-Peñalvo and Antonio Miguel Seoane-Pardo, the following chapters are presented: (1) Designing Online Learning Strategies through Analytics (Prerna Lal); (2) Learning by Playing: Is Gamification a Keyword in the New Education Paradigm? (Eduardo Díaz San Millán, Rubén Gutiérrez Priego); (3) Evolution or Revolution: Are MOOCs Saving Education? (Eduardo Díaz San Millán, Rubén Gutiérrez Priego): (4) E-Learning Implementation in Developing Countries: Perspectives and Obstacles (Jovana Zoroja, Marjana Merkac Skok, Mirjana Pejic Bach); (5) Online Tutoring Roles: Italian Teachers' Professional Development Experience (Valeria Pandolfini); (6) Standing on the Shoulders of a Giant: Reconsidering Humanistic Perspectives on the Functions of an E-Moderator in Virtual Learning Contexts (Panos Vlachopoulos, John Cowan); (7) Using "Formally" Informal Blogs to Create Learning Communities for Students on a Teaching and Learning Programme: Peer Mentoring and Reflective Spaces (Elaine Tan, Eleanor Loughlin); (8) Three Degrees of Separation: Strategies for Mentoring Distanced Transnational Learners (David Starr-Glass); (9) The Use of the Socratic Teaching Method in E-Learning 2.0 Settings: Challenges and Limitations (Apostolia Pange); (10) Best Practices of Distance Dissertation Mentorship through Social Presence (Libi Shen, Irene Linlin Chen); (11) E-Learning Technologies for Effective Teaching (Alaattin Parlakkiliç); (12) Mentoring for Work Based Learning: The Role of Technology (Emma O'Brien, Ileana Hamburg); (13) A Delayed Treatment Control Group Design Study of an After-School Online Tutoring Program in Reading (S. Marshall Perry); (14) The Collaborative Animation Forum in Facebook: Learning Partnerships Across Australia, the United States and Singapore (Josh McCarthy); and (15) Pedagogical Patterns and Online Teaching (Antonio Miguel Seoane-Pardo, Francisco José García-Peñalvo). The book concludes with a section about the contributors and an index.
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; Italy; Singapore; United States