Making the Transition to E-Learning: Strategies and Issues

Making the Transition to E-Learning: Strategies and Issues

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Higher education institutions around the world are increasingly turning to e-learning as a way of dealing with growing and changing student populations. Education for the knowledge society means new skills and knowledge are needed and it means that lifelong learning has become a necessity. Higher education institutions are looking to e-learning to provide convenient and flexible access to high quality education and training that is needed to meet these emerging demands. As they implement e-learning, however, institutions are struggling with the many pedagogical, organizational and technological issues. Making the Transition to E-learning: Strategies and Issues provides insights and experiences from e-learning experts from around the world. It addresses the institutional, pedagogical, and technological issues that higher education institutions are grappling with as they move from conventional face-to-face teaching to e-learning in its diverse forms.She received her undergraduate and Master of Arts degree in Spanish and Latin American literature from the University of California Santa Barbara, and has taught extensively in the U.S., Canada, Spain, and France. Karen Belfer is an instructional ... Her research interests are in the assessment of online psychosocial learning environments, instructional design, and teamwork. Luca Botturi holdsanbsp;...

Title:Making the Transition to E-Learning: Strategies and Issues
Author:Bullen, Mark
Publisher:IGI Global - 2006-09-30


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