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  1. The Decentring of the Traditional University

    The Future of (Self) Education in Virtually Figured Worlds

    By Russell Francis

    The Decentring of the Traditional University provides a unique perspective on the implications of media change for learning and literacy that allows us to peer into the future of (self) education. Each chapter draws on socio-cultural and activity theory to investigate how resourceful students are...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  2. Developing Inquiry for Learning

    Reflecting Collaborative Ways to Learn How to Learn in Higher Education

    By Peter Ovens, Frances Wells, Patricia Wallis, Cyndy Hawkins

    Developing Inquiry for Learning shows how university tutors can help students to improve their abilities to learn and to become professional inquirers. An increasing proportion of students entering higher education seem to assume that learning is a relatively passive process. This may be the...

    Published June 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Transnational Education

    Issues and Trends in Offshore Higher Education

    By Grant McBurnie, Christopher Ziguras

    While the international mobility of students is a well-established feature of higher education, the international mobility of institutions and courses on a large scale is a more novel phenomenon. Transnational education is at the leading-edge of the most fundamental changes taking place in higher...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Deconstructing Digital Natives

    Young People, Technology, and the New Literacies

    Edited by Michael Thomas

    There have been many attempts to define the generation of students who emerged with the Web and new digital technologies in the early 1990s. The term "digital native" refers to the generation born after 1980, which has grown up in a world where digital technologies and the internet are a normal...

    Published April 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Learning Futures

    Education, Technology and Social Change

    By Keri Facer

    In the twenty-first century, educators around the world are being told that they need to transform education systems to adapt young people for the challenges of a global digital knowledge economy. Too rarely, however, do we ask whether this future vision is robust, achievable or even desirable,...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Psychology for the Classroom: E-Learning

    By John Woollard

    Series: Psychology for the Classroom

    Psychology for the Classroom: E-Learning is a lively and accessible introduction to the field of technology-supported teaching and learning and the educational psychology associated with those developments. Offering a substantial and useful analysis of e-learning, this practical book includes...

    Published March 8th 2011 by Routledge

  7. E-Learning in the 21st Century

    A Framework for Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By D. Randy Garrison

    The second edition of E-Learning in the 21st Century provides a coherent, comprehensive, and empirically-based framework for understanding e-learning in higher education. Garrison draws on his decades of experience and extensive research in the field to explore the technological, pedagogical, and...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Essentials of Online Course Design

    A Standards-Based Guide

    By Marjorie Vai, Kristen Sosulski

    Series: Essentials of Online Learning

    In spite of the proliferation of online learning in higher education, creating online courses can still evoke a good deal of frustration, negativity, and wariness in those who need to create them. Essentials of Online Course Design takes a fresh, thoughtfully designed, step-by-step approach to...

    Published January 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Power of Role-based e-Learning

    Designing and Moderating Online Role Play

    By Sandra Wills, Elyssebeth Leigh, Albert Ip

    Series: Connecting with E-learning

    Written for educators seeking to engage students in collaboration and communication about authentic scenarios, The Power of Role-Based e-Learning offers helpful, accessible advice on the practice and research needed to design online role play. Drawing on the experiences of world-leading...

    Published November 17th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Online and Social Networking Communities

    A Best Practice Guide for Educators

    By Karen Kear

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Online and Social Networking Communities is a professional guide written for educational practitioners and trainers who wish to use online communication tools effectively in their teaching. Focusing on the student experience of learning in online communities, it addresses ‘web 2.0’ and other ‘...

    Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge