1st Edition

International Perspectives on Tele-Education and Virtual Learning Environments

ISBN 9781138712119
Published December 31, 2018 by Routledge
198 Pages

USD $41.95

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Book Description

This title was first published in 2000:  Teaching, learning and assessment methods are constantly evolving, providing the educator with a range of issues and new challenges. This book addresses these challenges through the use of information and communications technologies and presents a vision of how these may be deployed in the educational environments of the future.

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword, Harriet Mayor Fulbright; A virtual laboratory for remote electronic engineering education, Andrea Bagnasco et al; A virtual secondary school classroom on the net, Giuseppe Chiazzese, Claudia Cortopassi and Maria Rita Laganà; The virtual student: user embodiment in virtual learning environments, Marc Fabri and Michael Gerhard; Supporting flexible learning over the net, Lynne Hall, Adrian Gordon and Paul Black; The potential of electronic networking to provide effective learning environments, Dave Hobbs, Rik Taylor and James Armstrong; Demonstration of how soft systems methodology can be used to structure the issues associated with distance learning activities, Barbara Howell and Nimal Jayaratna; University21 - an integrated educational system, Jianhua Ma, Runhe Huang and Tosiyasu L. Kunii; Collaborative virtual environments for problem based learning, Joze Rugelj; Factors affecting active participation in a CMC created for distance learners, Tina Wilson and Denise Whitelock; Computer-mediated communication in distance education, Barbara Cannone-Syrcos and George Syrcos.

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’...an excellent overview of the broad spectrum of new educational technology advocates, what they have done over the years, and wht they are proposing for the future.’ Comparative Education Review