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Author Hirtz, Sandy author

Title Education for a Digital World Advice, Guidelines and Effective Practice from Around Globe Sandy Hirtz
Published Minneapolis, MN Open Textbook Library
[Place of publication not identified] BCcampus [2008]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Open textbook library
Contents Chapter AbstractsIntroductionPart 1: The Impact of Instructional Technologies -- 1 Emerging Technologies in E-learning -- 2 Virtual Design Studios: Solving Learning Problems in Developing Countries -- 3 Challenges Confronted and Lessons (Un)Learned: Linking Students from the University of Ghana and -- Kwantlen University College -- 4 Addressing Diversity in Design of Online Courses -- 5 Mobile Learning in Developing Countries: Present Realities and Future Possibilities -- 6 The Impact of Technology on Education -- Part 2: Preparing Online Courses -- 7 Learning Management Systems -- 8 Exploring Open Source for Educators: We're Not in Kansas Anymore -- Entering OS -- 9 Quality Assurance by Design -- 10 General Principles of Instructional Design -- 11 Accessibility and Universal Design -- 12 Articulation and Transfer of Online Courses -- 13 Planning Your Online Course -- 14 Assessment and Evaluation -- Part 3: Implementing Technology -- 15 Understanding Copyright: Knowing Your Rights and Knowing When You're Right -- 16 'Open Licences' of Copyright for Authors, Educators, and Librarians -- 17 E-learning Standards -- 18 Leadership and E-learning: Change Processes for Implementing Educational Technologies -- 19 Building Communities of Practice -- Part 4: E-learning in Action -- 20 Instructional Strategies -- 21 Media Selection -- 22 Computer-Based Resources for Learning -- 23 Computer-Based Games for Learning -- 24 Evaluating and Improving Your Online Teaching Effectiveness -- Part 5: Engagement and Communication -- 25 Tools for Online Engagement and Communication -- 26 Techno Expression -- 27 Social Media for Adult Online Learners and Educators -- 28 Online Collaboration: An Overview -- 29 Identity in Online Education -- 30 Supporting E-learning through Communities of Practice -- 31 Looking Forward: Stories of Practice -- Contributors
Summary Education for a Digital World contains a comprehensive collection of proven strategies and tools for effective online teaching, based on the principles of learning as a social process. It offers practical, contemporary guidance to support e-learning decision-making, instructional choices, as well as program and course planning, and development.Practical advice, real-life examples, case studies, and useful resources supply in-depth perspectives about structuring and fostering socially engaging learning in an online environment. A plethora of e-learning topics provide insights, ideas, and usable tools. Tips and evidence-based theory guide administrators, program and course developers, project teams, and teachers through the development of online learning opportunities.Education for a Digital World is an indispensable guide, resource, textbook and manual for policymakers and practitioners in developing and developed countries
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In English
Description based on online resource
Subject Education -- Textbooks
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Form Electronic book
Author Harper, David G. author
Open Textbook Library, distributor.
ISBN 9781894975292