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Flexible Pedagogy, Flexible Practice: Notes from the Trenches of Distance EducationFlexible Pedagogy, Flexible Practice: Notes from the Trenches of Distance Education
by E.J. Burge, C.C.l Gibson, T. Gibson - AU Press , 2011
Flexibility has become a watchword in education, but its implementation is not straightforward. This book sheds light on the assumptions that inform daily practice and examines the institutional dynamics that hinder efforts towards flexibility.
(1637 views)

Using Moodle: Teaching with the Popular Open Source Course Management SystemUsing Moodle: Teaching with the Popular Open Source Course Management System
by Jason Cole, Helen Foster - O'Reilly Media , 2007
Moodle is an open source Course Management System that universities, colleges, K=12 schools, businesses, and even individual instructors use to add web technology to their courses. This book is for people who want to teach a course using Moodle.
(1941 views)

Open Education Practices: A User Guide for OrganisationsOpen Education Practices: A User Guide for Organisations
by Leigh Blackall - Wikibooks , 2010
This user guide is for educational organizations interested in developing open education practices using popular social media. It is based on an analysis, where a small group of teachers used social media to develop open education practices.
(1784 views)

E-learning Experiences and FutureE-learning Experiences and Future
by Safeeullah Soomro - InTech , 2010
The book covers topics such as e-learning, e-Government, Data mining in e-learning based systems, LMS systems, security in elearning based systems, surveys regarding teachers to use e-learning systems, analysis of intelligent agents, etc.
(3016 views)

Emerging Technologies in Distance EducationEmerging Technologies in Distance Education
by George Veletsianos - AU Press , 2010
A one-stop knowledge resource, this book showcases the international work of research scholars and innovative distance education practitioners, who use emerging interactive technologies for teaching and learning at a distance.
(2320 views)

Accessible Elements: Teaching Science Online and at a DistanceAccessible Elements: Teaching Science Online and at a Distance
by Dietmar Kennepohl, Lawton Shaw - AU Press , 2010
This book informs science educators about current practices in online and distance education: distance-delivered methods for laboratory coursework, the requisite administrative aspects of online and distance teaching, and the relevant theory.
(3113 views)

Web-Teaching, 2nd EditionWeb-Teaching, 2nd Edition
by David Brooks, Diane Nolan, Susan Gallagher - Springer , 2000
This book delves into a review of current research, active learning strategies, Web courseware, metacognition, strategies for Web discussions, promoting student self-regulation, building interactive Web pages, HTML coding, managing Web sites, etc.
(4942 views)

Opening Up EducationOpening Up Education
by J. S. Brown, T. Iiyoshi, M. S. V. Kumar - The MIT Press , 2008
This is a comprehensive collection of writings on the open education movement. It paints a picture of numerous experiments started upon in an arena that is still in its infancy but which offers many possibilities for transformation of education.
(3848 views)

The Theory and Practice of Online Learning, 2nd EditionThe Theory and Practice of Online Learning, 2nd Edition
by Terry Anderson - AU Press , 2008
A collection of essays by practitioners active in the complex field of distance education. The early 21st century has produced a fifth generation, based on autonomous agents and database-assisted learning, that has been referred to as Web 2.0.
(7252 views)