|dc.description.abstract||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||en_US