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This book makes a great shot at disentangling the challenge of the diversity of learning technologies and their intricate association with pedagogical approaches. The terms used by the book - combining, uniting and interrelationships - in some ways underplay the major challenges it poses. Have a good read of it - and most importantly try out some ideas. Gilly Salmon, Professor of E-learning & Learning Technologies, Beyond Distance Research Alliance This [book] represents a significant collection of papers which, I am sure, will help inform the development of an online pedagogy for problem-based learning. Michael Prosser, Director Research and Evaluation, Higher Education Academy The studies presented in this book are evidence informed and theoretically framed in ways that promise to advance our understanding of these complex areas. This collection will be an invaluable read for anyone involved in PBL and/or e-learning in higher education. Glynis Cousin, Senior Adviser, Higher Education AcademyProblem-based Learning Online is the first book to: Address the current issues and debates about problem-based learning (PBL) online together in one volume Present and explore the range and diversity of application of PBL online Examine questions such as how course design and issues of power influence learning in PBL The book provides research-based information about the realities of setting up and running problem-based programmes using technology in a variety of ways. It also captures the diversity of use of technology with PBL across disciplines and countries, providing vital input into the literature on the theory and practice of PBL online.Contributors: Chris Beaumont, Sian Bayne, Chew Swee Cheng, Frances Deepwell, Sharon J. Derry, Roisin Donnelly, Carolyn Gibbon, Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Per Grottum, David Jennings, Ray Land, Karen Lee, Kirsten Hofgaard Lycke, Anandi Nagarajan, Remy Rikers, Frans Ronteltap, Maggi Savin-Baden, Henk Schmidt, Helge I. Stromso, Andy Syson, Kay Wilkie, Wilco te Winkel.
|Publication date:||1st August 2006|
|Author:||Maggi Savin-Baden, Kay Wilkie|
|Publisher:||Open University Press|
|Categories:||Educational equipment & technology, computer-aided learning (CAL),|
Chris Beaumont is Senior Lecturer, Department of Computing, Liverpool Hope University. Sian Bayne is Senior Lecturer, Department of Higher and Community Education at the University of Edinburgh. Chew Swee Cheng is a Lecturer at the Learning Academy, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore. Frances Deepwell is a Senior Lecturer, Centre for Higher Education Development at Coventry University. Sharon J. Derry is Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Roisin Donnelly is a Lecturer at the Learning and Teaching Centre in the Dublin Institute of Technology. Carolyn Gibbon is Principle Lecturer for Learning and Teaching, University of Central Lancashire. Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver ...More About Maggi Savin-Baden, Kay Wilkie