Emerging Technologies in Distance Education

Emerging Technologies in Distance Education

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A one-stop knowledge resource, Emerging Technologies in Distance Education showcases the international work of research scholars and innovative distance education practitioners who use emerging interactive technologies for teaching and learning at a distance. This widely anticipated book harnesses the dispersed knowledge of international experts who highlight pedagogical, organizational, cultural, social, and economic factors that influence the adoption and integration of emerging technologies in distance education. Whether as a result of technological advances, changing mindsets, or economic and organizational pressures, this book provides expert advice on how educators can launch effective and engaging distance education initiatives. It goes beyond the hype surrounding Web 2.0 technologies and highlights the important issues that researchers and educators need to consider to enhance educational practice. George Veletsionos is assistant professor of instructional technology at the University of Texas.Collection of papers on the use of emerging technologies to conceptualise, design, enhance and foster distance education, from authors from eight different countries.


Title:Emerging Technologies in Distance Education
Author: George Veletsianos
Publisher:Athabasca University Press - 2010
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