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Elearning : the key concepts / Robin Mason and Frank Rennie

Main Author Mason, Robin Coauthor Rennie, Frank Country Reino Unido. Publication London : Routledge, [imp. 2007] Description XXXVIII, 158 p. ; 22 cm Series Routledge key guides ISBN 0-415-37306-9
CDU 37.018.43 681.324
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

E-Learning has long been touted as the brave new frontier of education, offering fresh challenges to teachers, students and, indeed, the whole of the education system. Addressing this, Elearning: The Key Concepts is the perfect reference for anyone seeking to navigate the myriad of names, concepts and applications associated with this new era of teaching, training and learning.

Taking the reader from A to Z through a range of topics including blogging, course design, plagiarism, search engines and Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs), this timely work features:

full cross-referencing a substantial introduction exploring the development of the field and putting modern-day challenges in context extensive guides to further reading.

The only text of its kind to provide concise and user-friendly definitions of the crucial terms used in this growing field, this is a highly useful resource for online course co-ordinators, undergraduate students taking online courses, students on masters-level online learning courses, and trainers.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Growth of Elearnin?
  • Terminology
  • Underlying Theor?
  • Course Desig?
  • Online Assessmen?
  • Role of the Tuto?
  • Role of the Student?
  • Online Communit?
  • Blended Learnin?
  • The Learning Platfor?
  • Trends in Elearnin?
  • Conclusion

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Professor Robin Mason is a specialist in the research and practise of online teaching and learning at The Open University. Dr Frank Rennie is Head of Research and Postgraduatenbsp;Development at Lews Castle College, the University of Highlands and Islands Millennium Institute.

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