Interactions in Online Education: Implications for Theory and Practice (The Open and Flexible Learning Series)

Interactions in Online Education: Implications for Theory and Practice (The Open and Flexible Learning Series)

By: Charles Juwah (editor)Hardback

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Interactivity is at the very heart of learning and is evident at all levels of engagement, whether between fellow students, students and tutors, online learning materials or interfacing with the learning environment. Covering both theory and the practical implications of the issues discussed, this book provides international perspectives on key topics including: analysing and designing e-learning interactions, social and conceptual dimensions of learning, interactions in online discussions, interactions in peer learning and professional development of online facilitators. It is essential reading for all those involved in the design, implementation, management and use of open and flexible learning.

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Contents Acknowledgement List of Figures List of Tables Series Editor's Foreword Introduction Charles Juwah Section 1: Theoretical and Pedagogical Perspective Chapter 1. Theoretical Perspectives on Interactivity Online Terry Mayes Chapter 2. Engaging Learners with Designers: Encounter Theory as a Model for Enhancing Communication, Interaction and Engagement Rod Sims and John Hedberg Chapter 3. A framework for analyzing and designing e-learning interactions Atsusi Hirumi Section 2: Design and Learning Environment Chapter 4. Designing interaction as a dialogue game: Linking social and conceptual dimensions of the learning process Andrew Ravenscroft and Simon McAlister Chapter 5. A Model of Authentic Activities for Online Learning Jan Herrington, Thomas C. Reeves and Ron Oliver Chapter 6. Learning Designs, Learner Interactions and Learning Objects Sue Bennett, Lori Lockyer and Barry Harper Chapter 7. Simulation: Designing for Interactivity and Higher Order Learning Rik Min Section 3: Practice Chapter 8. Interactions in learning and teaching on the educational semantic web Terry Anderson Chapter 9. Interactions in Online Discussions: A Pedagogical perspective Sanjaya Mishra and Charles Juwah Chapter 10. Interactions in Peer Learning Charles Juwah Chapter 11. Interactivity and Interactions in Videoconferencing Teaching Wolfgang Greller Section 4: Professional Development Chapter 12. Professional development of online facilitators in enhancing interaction and engagement: A framework Santosh Panda and Charles Juwah Chapter 13. Developing Competencies for Online and Distance Education Teaching Ramesh C. Sharma and Charles Juwah Conclusion Charles Juwah Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/02/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780415357418
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780415357418
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 0415357411

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