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Online education and adult learning [electronic resource] : new frontiers for teaching practices / [edited by] Terry Kidd
Hershey, Pa. : Information Science Reference, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Electronic Book  LC5219 .O55 2010    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Adult education -- Computer-assisted instruction
Continuing education -- Computer-assisted instruction
Internet in education
Physical Description 1 online resource (xx, 352 p.) : ill
Note Description based on print version record
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents section 1. Introducing new perspectives on online learning. ch 1. The online adult learner : profiles and practices ; ch 2. Online pedagogical effectiveness in adult contexts ; ch 3. A theoretical model for designing online education in support of lifelong learning ; ch 4. A brief history of elearning ; ch 5. Online learning : a transforming educational environment for adults in higher education ; ch 6. The role of individual learner differences and success in the online learning environments -- section 2. New frontiers for online teaching and adult learning practices. ch 7. Fear factors : hidden challenges to online learning for adults ; ch 8. Factors leading to a quality e-learning experience ; ch 9. Anytime/anywhere online learning : does it remove barriers for adult learners? ; ch 10. The evolution and influence of social presence theory on online learning ; ch 11. Pedagogical mediator as the strategic competence at university professors building in constructionist online environment ; ch 12. The paradigm shift for adult education : from educational slavery to learning freedom of human brain with synaptic learning ; ch 13. Empowering the culture of quality research within ethical standards in distance education ; ch 14. Developing social skills through an on-line learning environment : a qualitative study ; ch 15. Mixed research and online learning : strategies for improvement ; ch 16. Digital games for online adult education : trends and issues -- section 3. Case studies of online learning. ch 17. Applying distance learning and structural/pedagogical methods to an adult learner program : the case of global business management ; ch 18. A costume odyssey a.k.a. teaching costume history in a 21st century classroom ; ch 19. Project management for project-based learning : a case study of course projects with small virtual instructional design teams ; ch 20. Perspectives of online doctoral students in educational leadership ; ch 21. Impact of e-learning on adult education : a changing postmodern approach ; ch 22. Nontraditional students and information technology : the siren call of the virtual classroom and its impact on progressive educational ideals
Summary Provides theoretical understanding of the essential links between authentic learning, social psychology, instructional design, e-learning, online education, and various additional methods of adult learning
Series Gale virtual reference library
Alternate Author Kidd, Terry T., editor
Gale Group

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