A guide to teaching and learning online. It presents a wide range of experience and research findings from leading practitioners and organizations around the world, including case studies from the Open University, the BBC, ICL and leading international academics.
'The volume reports a variety of experiences with online education and as such comprises a good survey of current thinking in this evolving field.' - Open Learning
A review of current experience of online learning, John Stephenson and Marion Comey; from television to multimedia - the value of broadcasting as a pedagogical tool, Steve Pollock; student-centred pedagogy, Curtis Bonk et al; a pedagogy for virtual learning -do we need one? Robin Mason; from conventional to distance education, Maya Milankovic-Atkinson et al; a framework for online learning, Terry Mayes; learning from experience online, David Baud and Shirley Alexander; towards a knowledge society, David Dickinson; virtual project environments; learning online and learner-managed learning, Alan Ellis; meaningful contexts in Web-based settings, Ron Oliver; teacher effectiveness online, Sisko Mallinen; course design online, Quentin Whitlock; autonomous learning, Claudio Dondi; improving quality online, Barry Jackson.