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New and Published Books

  1. Learning and Research in Virtual Worlds

    Edited by Jeremy Hunsinger, Aleks Krotoski

    Virtual worlds are places where humans interact, and as such they can be environments for research and learning. However, they are complex and mutable in ways that more controlled and traditional environments are not. Although computer-mediated, virtual worlds are multifaceted social systems like...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Teaching Psychology Online

    Tips and Strategies for Success

    By Kelly S. Neff, Stewart I. Donaldson

    Intended as a resource for psychology educators ranging from teaching assistants to experienced faculty, this book shows readers how to effectively create and manage an online psychology course. Guidelines for preparing courses, facilitating communication, and assigning grades are provided along...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. The Great American Education-Industrial Complex

    Ideology, Technology, and Profit

    By Anthony G. Picciano, Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    The Great American Education-Industrial Complex examines the structure and nature of national networks and enterprises that seek to influence public education policy in accord with their own goals and objectives. In the past twenty years, significant changes have taken place in the way various...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Learning the Virtual Life

    Public Pedagogy in a Digital World

    Edited by Peter Pericles Trifonas

    Digital technologies have transformed cultural perceptions of learning and what it means to be literate, expanding the importance of experience alongside interpretation and reflection. Learning the Virtual Life offers ways to consider the local and global effects of digital media on educational...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Harmonizing Global Education

    From Genghis Khan to Facebook

    By Jon Baggaley

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Distance education (DE) offers ways to reach the many people around the world who lack access to education and training by other means. International DE methods, however, are fragmented, and distance educators have often abandoned new technologies before giving them a chance to develop. As a result...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Distance Education and e-Learning

    Models, Policies and Research

    By Insung Jung, Colin Latchem

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Quality assurance (QA) in open and distance learning (ODL) can be a contentious issue. Some argue that it should be judged by the same criteria and methods as face-to-face education, while others claim that it is so different in its organization, enrolments and operations that conventional QA...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Learning Theory and Online Technologies

    By Linda Harasim

    Learning Theory and Online Technologies offers a powerful overview of the current state of elearning, a foundation of its historical roots and growth, and a framework for distinguishing among the major approaches to elearning. It effectively addresses pedagogy (how to design an effective online...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Teaching Online

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Susan Ko, Steve Rossen

    Teaching Online: A Practical Guide is a practical, concise guide for educators teaching online. This updated edition has been fully revamped and reflects important changes that have occurred since the second edition’s publication. A leader in the online field, this best- selling resource maintains...

    Published March 10th 2010 by Routledge

  10. An Introduction to Distance Education

    Understanding Teaching and Learning in a New Era

    Edited by M.F. Cleveland-Innes, D.R. Garrison

    An Introduction to Distance Education is a comprehensive look at the field today, outlining current theories, practices and goals. The book reviews the influence of past distance education theory and practice, along with current changes. It outlines the practical skills and information that are...

    Published February 24th 2010 by Routledge