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ERIC Number: ED512467
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 342
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: 1-6056-6828-1
Adult Learning in the Digital Age: Perspectives on Online Technologies and Outcomes
Kidd, Terry T., Ed.; Keengwe, Jared, Ed.
Information Science Reference
As instructors move further into the incorporation of 21st century technologies in adult education, a new paradigm of digitally-enriched mediated learning has emerged. This book provides a comprehensive framework of trends and issues related to adult learning for the facilitation of authentic learning in the age of digital technology. This significant reference source offers researchers, academicians, and practitioners a valuable compendium of expert ideas, practical experiences, field challenges, and potential opportunities concerning the advancement of new technological and pedagogical techniques used in adult schooling. Chapters include: (1) Emerging Frontiers of Learning Online (Glenn Finger, Pei-Chen Sun and Romina Jamieson-Proctor); (2) Empowering Adult Learners through Blog (Michael Griffith and Loong Woong); (3) Perspectives on the Realities of Virtual Learning (Kristina Carrier); (4) The Virtual University (David Stein, Hilda Glazer and Constance Wanstreet); (5) Using Moodle to Teach Constructivist Learning Design Skills to Adult Learners (Doug Holton); (6) Community of Inquiry in Adult Online Learning (Zehra Akyol and D. Garrison); (7) Social Networking, Adult Learning Success and Moodle (Margaret Martinez and Sheila Jagannathan); (8)Collaborative Learning (Hakikur Rahman); (9) MIPO Model (Paula Peres and Pedro Pimenta); (10) Today's Technologies (Jeff Cain); (11) Web 2.0 Technology for Problem-Based and Collaborative Learning (Clive Buckley and Angela William); (12) Information Literacy in the Digital Age (Terry Kidd and Jared Keengwe); (13) Integrating Blogs in Teacher Education (Yungwei Hao); (14) Facebook as Public Pedagogy (Richard Freishtat and Jennifer Sandlin); (15) Adult Learners Learning Online (Danilo Baylen); (16) Teaching Technology to Digital Immigrants (Danika Rockett, Tamara Powell, Amy Vessel, Kimberly Kimbell-Lopez, Carrice Cummins and Janis Hill); (17) Some Key Success Factors in Web-Based Corporate Training in Brazil (Luiz Joia); (18) Web 2.0 Technologies (Teresa Torres-Coronas, Ricard Monclus-Guitart, Araceli Rodriguez-Merayo, M. Vidal-Blasco and M. Simon-Olmos); (19) Using Virtual Learning Environments to Present Different Learning Blends (Robert McClelland); (20) Designing Contextualized Interaction for Learning (Marcus Specht); and (21) Employing Innovative Learning Strategies Using an E-Learning Platform (Andrina Granic and Maja Cukusic, Aimilia Tzanavari and George Papadopoulos).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Brazil