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The Digital University: Reinventing the Academy (Computer Supported Cooperative Work)by Reza Hazemi
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This is the thoroughly revised second edition of one of the first books to provide an overview of how key aspects of university life - such as teaching, academic research, administration, management and course design - are being affected by digital and web-enabled technologies. More than three-quarters of the material has been revised and updated. Still further, three new chapters now address the following aspects: the virtual classroom, vicarious learning, and educational metadata. The main body of the text focuses on asynchronous collaboration by examining the following four key topics: principles, experiences, evaluation, and benefits. A timely and up-most important guide to all aspects of modern university education in the digital age.
University education continues to be revolutionized by the use of Web-based teaching and learning systems. Following on from "The Digital University: Reinventing the Academy", this book provides an up-to-date and practical guide to using and implementing this technology.
University education continues to be revolutionized by the use of Web-based teaching and learning systems. Following on from "The Digital University: Reinventing the Academy", this book provides a fully up-to-date and practical guide to using and implementing this important technology. Looking specifically at asynchronous collaboration, it covers:- policies- management of collaboration- distance learning- support for authoring- course design- educational metadata schemaand will be an essential buy for managers, lecturers, administrators, department heads and researchers.It includes a foreword by Ben Shneiderman, Director of the HCI Laboratory at the University of Maryland, USA.
"University education continues to be revolutionized by the use of Web-based teaching and learning systems. Following on from ""The Digital University: Reinventing the Academy"", this book provides a fully up-to-date and practical guide to using and implementing this important technology. Looking specifically at asynchronous collaboration, it covers: policies x management of collaboration x distance learning x support for authoring x course design x educational metadata schema."
Table of Contents
Foreword - Ben Shneiderman, Director HCI Laboratory, University of Maryland, USA.- Introduction.- Universities, Dearing and the Future.- Managing Distance Learning - New Challenges for Faculty.- Collaborative Interactions in Support of Learning: Models, Metaphors and Management.- Managing Tertiary Education in a Global Virtual Environment: Networked Educational Management EClass.- Learning Gains in a Multi-User Discussion System Used with Social Science Students: The CoMentor Experience.- The Application of Business Groupware Technologies to Support Collaborative Learning with Face-to-Face Students.- A Review of the Use of Asynchronous E-Seminars in Undergraduate Education.- Support for Authoring and Managing Web-Based Coursework: The TACO Project.- Using Lotus Notes for Asynchronous, Collaborative Learning and Research.- Quality of Use of Multimedia Learning Systems: Practical Considerations.- Design for Motivation.- Educational Metadata: Friendly Fire?- Learning Activities in a Virtual Campus.- The Relevance and Impact of Collaborative Working for Management in a Digital University.- Acronyms.- Subject Index.
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