Evaluating E Learning

Author: Rob Phillips
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113669952X
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How can novice e-learning researchers and postgraduate learners develop rigorous plans to study the effectiveness of technology-enhanced learning environments? How can practitioners gather and portray evidence of the impact of e-learning? How can the average educator who teaches online, without experience in evaluating emerging technologies, build on what is successful and modify what is not? By unpacking the e-learning lifecycle and focusing on learning, not technology, Evaluating e-Learning attempts to resolve some of the complexity inherent in evaluating the effectiveness of e-learning. The book presents practical advice in the form of an evaluation framework and a scaffolded approach to an e-learning research study, using divide-and-conquer techniques to reduce complexity in both design and delivery. It adapts and builds on familiar research methodology to offer a robust and accessible approach that can ensure effective evaluation of a wide range of innovative initiatives, including those covered in other books in the Connecting with e-Learning series. Readers will find this jargon-free guide is a must-have resource that provides the proper tools for evaluating e-learning practices with ease.

E Learning In The 21st Century

Author: D. Randy Garrison
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136879919
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The second edition of E-Learning in the 21st Century provides a coherent, comprehensive, and empirically-based framework for understanding e-learning in higher education. Garrison draws on his decades of experience and extensive research in the field to explore the technological, pedagogical, and organizational implications of e-learning. Most importantly, he provides practical models that educators can use to realize the full potential of e-learning. This book is unique in that it focuses less on the long list of ever-evolving technologies and more on the search for an understanding of these technologies from an educational perspective. The second edition has been fully revised and updated throughout and includes discussions of social media and mobile learning applications as well as other emerging technologies in today’s classrooms. This book is an invaluable resource for courses on e-learning in higher education as well as for researchers, practitioners and senior administrators looking for guidance on how to successfully adopt e-learning in their institutions.

International Handbook Of E Learning Volume 1

Author: Badrul H. Khan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317643658
Size: 67.86 MB
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The International Handbook of e-Learning, Volume 1 provides a comprehensive compendium of research and theory in all aspects of e-learning, one of the most significant ongoing global developments in the entire field of education. Covering history, design models, instructional strategies, best practices, competencies, evaluation, assessment, and more, these twenty-seven contributions tackle the tremendous potential and flexibility inherent to this rapidly growing new paradigm. Past and present empirical research frames each chapter, while future research needs are discussed in relation to both confirmed practice and recent changes in the field. The book will be of interest to anyone seeking to create and sustain meaningful, supportive learning environments within today’s anytime, anywhere framework, from teachers, administrators, and policy makers to corporate and government trainers.

Advanced Research In Adult Learning And Professional Development Tools Trends And Methodologies

Author: Wang, Victor C.X.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466646160
Size: 49.19 MB
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Continuous advances in technologies, individuals, and the workplace have increased the importance of adult learning and professional development for keeping up with the current pace of technologies and information. Advanced Research in Adult Learning and Professional Development: Tools, Trends, and Methodologies explores the understanding, practice, and research within technical education and professional development. By providing a comprehensive view on educational technologies for adult learning, this book is essential for lecturers, practitioners, as well as academics interested in a variety of research in continuing education.

E Learning Technologies And Evidence Based Assessment Approaches

Author: Spratt, Christine
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1605664111
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"This book aims to provide readers with a variety of contemporary solutions to identified educational problems of practice related to the assessment of student learning in e-learning environments"--Provided by publisher.

Handbook Of Research On Innovative Pedagogies And Technologies For Online Learning In Higher Education

Author: Vu, Phu
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522518525
Size: 69.34 MB
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The integration of technology has become an integral part of the educational environment. By developing new methods of online learning, students can be further aided in reaching goals and effectively solving problems. The Handbook of Research on Innovative Pedagogies and Technologies for Online Learning in Higher Education is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the implementation of instructional strategies, tools, and innovations in online learning environments. Featuring extensive coverage across a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as social constructivism, collaborative learning and projects, and virtual worlds, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, practitioners, and researchers seeking current research on best methods to effectively incorporate technology into the learning environment.

E Ffective Writing For E Learning Environments

Author: Katy Campbell
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781591402169
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E-ffective Writing for E-Learning Environments integrates research and practice in user-centered design and learning design for instructors in post-secondary institutions and learning organizations who are developing e-learning resources. The book is intended as a development guide for experts in areas other than instructional or educational technology (in other words, experts in cognate areas such as Biology or English or Nursing) rather than as a learning design textbook. The organization of the book reflects the development process for a resource, course, or program from planning and development through formative evaluation, and identifies trends and issues that faculty or developers might encounter along the way. The account of the process of one faculty member's course development journey illustrates the suggested design guidelines. The accompanying practice guide provides additional information, examples, learning activities, and tools to supplement the text.

E Learning

Author: Bryn Holmes
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412911115
Size: 69.20 MB
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E-learning is now an essential component of education. Using examples from around the globe, the authors of E-Learning provide an in-depth examination of past and future e-learning approaches, and explore the implications of applying e-learning in practice. Topic include educational evolution; enriching the learning experience; extended learning; empowering learning; evolving theories of learning; emancipatory learning; and the creation of ecommunities

Evaluating E Learning

Author: William Horton
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development
ISBN: 9781562863005
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This book "is designed to answer some of the most fundamental questions surrounding e-learning today : does e-learning work? How much does e-learning benefit both the organization and its learners? Is e-learning a wise investment or a waste of corporate resources?" - inside cover.

Graphics For Learning

Author: Ruth C. Clark
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470547448
Size: 20.96 MB
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Are you getting the most learning value from visuals? Thoroughlyrevised and updated, Graphics for Learning is the secondedition of the bestselling book that summarizes the guidelines forthe best use of graphics for instructional materials, includingmultimedia, texts, working aids, and slides. The guidelines arebased on the most current empirical scientific research and areillustrated with a wealth of examples from diverse trainingmaterials. The authors show how to plan illustrations for varioustypes of content, including facts, concepts, processes, procedures,and principles. The book also discusses technical and environmentalfactors that will influence how instructional professionals canapply the guidelines to their training projects. Praise for the First Edition "For years I've been looking for a book that links cognitiveresearch on learning to graphics and instructional design. Here itis! Ruth Clark and Chopeta Lyons not only explain how to makegraphics work—they've created a very interesting read, fullof useful guidelines and examples." —Lynn Kearny, CPT, instructional designer and graphiccommunicator, Graphic Tools for Thinking and Learning "Finally! A book that integrates visual design into the largercontext of instructional design and development." —Linda Lohr, Ed.D., author, Creating Graphics forLearning and assistant professor, University of NorthernColorado