Leading the E-Learning Transformation of Higher Education: Meeting the Challenges of Technology and Distance Education

Leading the E-Learning Transformation of Higher Education: Meeting the Challenges of Technology and Distance Education

By: Wayne Smutz (author), Raymond Schroeder (author), Meg Benke (author), Lawrence Ragan (author), Gary E. Miller (author), Bruce Chaloux (author)Paperback

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Written by pioneers in the field of online learning, Leading the E-Learning Transformation of Higher Education is a professional text that offers insights and guidance to the rising generation of leaders in the field of higher education. It explains how to integrate online learning into an institution during a period of rapid social and institutional change. This important volume: Shares success stories, interviews, cases and insights from a broad range of leadership styles Reviews how technology is transforming higher education worldwide Provides an overview of how distance education is organised in a range of institutional settings Breaks down current leadership challenges in both unit operations and institutional policy This volume launches the new Stylus series that is aimed at the online learning and distance education market. It offers readers the opportunity to benefit from the collective experience and expertise of top leaders in the field. All of the contributors have held leadership roles in national and international distance education organisations. Five of the contributors have been recognised as Sloan Consortium Fellows in 2010 and they have all collaborated with the Institute for Emerging Leaders in Online Learning. These contributors have helped pave the way and now share their insights, advice and broad vision with the future leaders of the field.

About Author

Gary E. Miller is Executive Director Emeritus of the World Campus, the online distance education campus of The Pennsylvania State University, USA. Before retiring in June 2007, he served for more than 30 years in various outreach-related positions at Penn State, most recently as Associate Vice President for Outreach and Executive Director of Continuing and Distance Education. Meg Benke teaches at Empire State College, USA. Bruce Chaloux is Executive Director of the Sloan Consortium. Lawrence Ragan teaches at Penn State, USA. Raymond Schroeder is Emeritus Professor at the University of Illinois, USA. Wayne Smutz teaches at Penn State, USA. Karen Swan teaches at the University of Illinois, Springfield, USA.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781579227968
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781579227968
  • ISBN10: 1579227961

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