Education for a Digital World: Advice, Guidelines and Effective Practice from Around Globe
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Education for a Digital World contains a comprehensive collection of proven strategies and tools for effective online teaching, based on the principles of learning as a social process. It offers practical, contemporary guidance to support e-learning decision-making, instructional choices, as well as program and course planning, and development. Practical advice, real-life examples, case studies, and useful resources supply in-depth perspectives about structuring and fostering socially engaging learning in an online environment. A plethora of e-learning topics provide insights, ideas, and usable tools. Tips and evidence-based theory guide administrators, program and course developers, project teams, and teachers through the development of online learning opportunities. Education for a Digital World is an indispensable guide, resource, textbook and manual for policymakers and practitioners in developing and developed countries. // NOTE: This first edition of the book is only available in electronic form - please see links to the right. A second edition has been published. Please see: http://collaborativebook.wikispaces.com/How+to+Obtain+Books for information on the 2nd Edition of this book, Education for a Digital World 2.0 (2011). Print copies are available for order from Open School BC. The 2nd edition is not published by either COL or BCcampus. // Content includes: Part 1: The Impact of Instructional Technologies // Part 2: Preparing Online Courses // Part 3: Implementing Technology // Part 4: E-learning in Action // Part 5: Engagement and Communication
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Pachigolla, Venkata S; Pant, Madan M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)The objective of the paper is to present results of impact analysis of offering Courses through WhatsApp from both Teacher and Learner perspective. A 7-day course titled LEARNING WITH MOOCs was offered using WhatsApp. A ...
Prabhakar, T V; Shukla, Sharwan; Shukla, Gaurav (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)Mobile phones have become affordable and ubiquitous. However, in most parts of the developing world, the data connections on these are either not present, or are of very low bandwidth and erratic and expensive for a large ...
Social Media as Massive Open Online Resource (MOOR) and the Performance of Francophones Learning Spoken English in Cameroon: A Case Study Of The Trilingual Students in the Department of Applied Foreign Languages, University Of Dschang Nkwetta, Afutendem L (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)This paper examines the performances of students using social media like Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber, Linked In, and SMS in learning English in the context of multilingual Cameroon. Social media refers to activities, ...
Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)This issue has a particular focus on policy: authors explore the relationship between policy and research (Traxler); the importance of having appropriate policies in place (Awadhiya & Miglani; Nkuyubwatsi; Bose) and new ...
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