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Handbook for distance learning in tourism

Author: Gary Williams
Publisher: New York : Haworth Hospitality Press, ©2005.
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Williams, Gary, 1966-
Handbook for distance learning in tourism.
New York : Haworth Hospitality Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004022092
(OCoLC)56591565
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Williams
ISBN: 9781136407000 1136407006
OCLC Number: 822561495
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 244 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: * Preface * Acknowledgments * Chapter 1. Introduction to Flexible Learning and the Case Study * Objectives * Topic 1.1: What Is a Flexible Learning Environment? * Topic 1.2: Maximizing the Return on Investment * Topic 1.3: Introducing the Case Study * Topic 1.4: The Development Model * Key Points * Chapter 2. The Project Manager * Objectives * Topic 2.1: Every Project Has a Manager * Topic 2.2: The Role and Characteristics of a Project Manager * Topic 2.3: Project Management Aids * Topic 2.4: The Project As Organized Chaos * Key Points * Chapter 3. Starting a Project * Objectives * Topic 3.1: The Spark * Topic 3.2: Developing and Buying Resources * Topic 3.3: The Project Team * Topic 3.4: Stakeholder Meetings * Topic 3.5: Maximizing Project Ownership * Topic 3.6: Considerations Before Committing to a Project--A Self-Appraisal for Teachers * Key Points * Chapter 4. Educational and Design Foundations * Objectives * Topic 4.1: Introduction * Topic 4.2: Constructivism--A Theory of Knowledge * Topic 4.3: Ensuring Quality Content * Topic 4.4: Educational Design Guidelines for Learning Resources * Topic 4.5: Writing a Course Outline * Topic 4.6: Copyright * Key Points * Chapter 5. Media Foundations * Objectives * Topic 5.1: Introduction * Topic 5.2: The Teacher Is Essential * Topic 5.3: Determining the Needs, Wants, and Technology Access of Students * Topic 5.4: Secondary Determinants--Teacher, Institution, and Course Factors * Topic 5.5: Using Media Instead of a Medium * Key Points * Chapter 6. Developing Print Resources * Objectives * Topic 6.1: Introduction * Topic 6.2: Advantages and Disadvantages of Print Learning Resources * Topic 6.3: Production * Topic 6.4: Design * Topic 6.5: Maintenance and Revision * Key Points * Chapter 7. Developing and Using Web Sites * Objectives * Topic 7.1: Introduction * Topic 7.2: Advantages and Disadvantages of Web Sites * Topic 7.3: Using the World Wide Web * Topic 7.4: Production * Topic 7.5: Design * Topic 7.6: Maintenance and Revision * Key Points * Chapter 8. Computer-Mediated Contact * Objectives * Topic 8.1: Introduction * Topic 8.2: The Advantages and Challenges of Computer-Mediated Contact * Topic 8.3: Teachers' Roles * Topic 8.4: Training and Support Roles * Key Points * Chapter 9. Course Management Systems * Objectives * Topic 9.1: Introduction * Topic 9.2: The Advantages and Challenges of Course Management Systems * Topic 9.3: A Teacher's Perspective--Using A Course Management System * Topic 9.4: Training and Support Roles * Key Points * Chapter 10. Teaching in a Flexible Learning Environment * Objectives * Topic 10.1: Introduction * Topic 10.2: Before a Course Starts * Topic 10.3: The Start of a Course * Topic 10.4: During a Course * Topic 10.5: The Responsibilities of Educational Designers * Key Points * Chapter 11. Being a Student in a Flexible Learning Environment * Objectives * Topic 11.1: Introduction * Topic 11.2: The Advantages and Challenges of Flexible Learning * Topic 11.3: You Have Enrolled in a Flexible Learning Course--What Now? * Topic 11.4: Making the Most of Learning Resources * Key Points * References * Index
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A practical, down to earth guide to developing and using print based and Internet based flexible learning resources for courses where students rarely, if ever, attend on campus classes.  Read more...

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