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Flexible learning in an information society

Author: Badrul H Khan; IGI Global.
Publisher: Hershey : Information Science Pub., ©2007.
Series: IGI Global research collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book uses a flexible learning framework to explain the best ways of creating a meaningful learning environment. This framework consists of eight factors - institutional, management, technological, pedagogical, ethical, interface design, resource support, and evaluation;a systematic understanding of these factors creates successful flexible learning environments"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Badrul H Khan; IGI Global.
ISBN: 1599043270 9781599043272
OCLC Number: 537783178
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Hersey, PA : IGI Global, [2008]. Available from IGI Global. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Title from PDF of title page (viewed on Feb. 19, 2010).
Description: xvii, 354 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Flexible learning in an open and distributed environment --
Modes of openness and flexibility in cognitive flexibility hypertext learning environments --
Authentic learning on the web: guidelines for course design --
Designing community learning in web-based environments --
Intercultural collaborative project-based learning in online environments --
We'll leave the light on for you: keeping learners motivated in online courses --
Humanizing learning-at-distance: best practice guidelines for synchronous instructors --
Storytelling as a web-based workplace learning pedagogy --
Use of virtual exhibits for promoting science learning on the webs of science centers --
Flexible online learning --
onsite! --
Asynchronous content design for flexible learning: the macro and micro level of frameworks to share knowledge online between professionals and community --
Online faculty proficiency and peer coaching --
What do they learn? --
Mobile learning technologies --
Strategies for sharing the TeMoTe: changing the nature of online collaboration --
Integrating multimedia cues in e-learning documents for enhanced learning --
Interface design for web learning --
Improving the usability of distance learning through template modification --
Management of the learning space --
Ethical issues in web-based learning --
Moving toward the implementation of contextualized educational technology. Evaluation strategies for open and distributed learning environments --
Components of effective evaluation in online learning environments --
Flexible assessment: some tensions and solutions --
Toward a comprehensive model of e-learning evaluation: the components --
Evaluating flexible learning in terms of course quality --
Assessing online collaborative learning: a theory, methodology, and toolset --
Evaluating the flexibility of learning processes in e-learning environments --
Obstacles encountered by learners, instructors, technical support, and librarians --
A program satisfaction survey instrument for online students.
Series Title: IGI Global research collection.
Responsibility: Badrul H. Khan [editor].

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