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Technology, E-learning and Distance Education

This book is an essential guide to the use of technology in flexible and distance learning. The author argues that technology is not inherently good or bad for teaching - it's the way it is used that matters. This update of the highly-successful first edition: Provides criteria and guidelines for the design and delivery of effective teaching, using modern learning technologies Pays particular attention to the use of the Internet for distance and flexible education Looks at the design and use of emerging technologies such as web-based video-conferencing and speech recognition Emphasises organiz
eBook, English, 2005
Taylor & Francis, Milton, 2005
1 online resource (257 pages)
9780203463772, 0203463773
Book Cover
Preface to the second edition
1 Emerging trends: convergence and specialization in distance education
2 The impact of technology on the organization of distance education
3 Selecting and using technologies in distance education
4 Print
5 Television and video
6 Radio, audio cassettes and compact disc players
7 Web-based learning: access and teaching issues
8 Web-based learning: costs and organizational issues
9 Audio-, video- and Web-conferencing: access and teaching issues
10 Audio-, video- and Web-conferencing: costs and organizational issues
11 Executive summary: what have we learned?
Appendix: unique characteristics of television and radio