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Open learning, home learning, distance education books

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International Handbook of E-Learning Volume 2 Implementation and Case Studies by Mohamed (Athabasca University, Canada) Ally International Handbook of E-Learning Volume 2 Implementation and Case Studies
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The International Handbook of e-Learning, Volume 2 provides a comprehensive compendium of implementation and practice in all aspects of e-learning, one of the most significant ongoing global developments in the entire field of education. Covering the integration, challenges, implications, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/11/2017

International Handbook of E-Learning Volume 1 Theoretical Perspectives and Research by Badrul H. (McWeadon Education, USA) Khan International Handbook of E-Learning Volume 1 Theoretical Perspectives and Research
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The International Handbook of e-Learning, Volume 1 provides a comprehensive compendium of research and theory in all aspects of e-learning, one of the most significant ongoing global developments in the entire field of education. Covering history, design models, instructional strategies,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/11/2017

An Instructor's Guide to Teaching Military Students Simple Steps to Integrate the Military Learner into Your Classroom by Suzane L. Bricker An Instructor's Guide to Teaching Military Students Simple Steps to Integrate the Military Learner into Your Classroom

An Instructor's Guide to Teaching Military Students is a resource for online and on-ground educators in private and public learning institutions around the world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

An Instructor's Guide to Teaching Military Students Simple Steps to Integrate the Military Learner into Your Classroom by Suzane L. Bricker An Instructor's Guide to Teaching Military Students Simple Steps to Integrate the Military Learner into Your Classroom

An Instructor's Guide to Teaching Military Students is a resource for online and on-ground educators in private and public learning institutions around the world.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/10/2017

Transactional Distance and Adaptive Learning Planning for the Future of Higher Education by Farhad (San Diego State University, USA) Saba, Rick L. Shearer Transactional Distance and Adaptive Learning Planning for the Future of Higher Education
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Transactional Distance and Adaptive Learning takes a fresh look at one of the pioneering educational theories that accommodates the impact of information and communications technologies in learning. The theory of transactional distance (TTD) provides a distinct analytical and planning foundation...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Transactional Distance and Adaptive Learning Planning for the Future of Higher Education by Farhad (San Diego State University, USA) Saba, Rick L. Shearer Transactional Distance and Adaptive Learning Planning for the Future of Higher Education
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Transactional Distance and Adaptive Learning takes a fresh look at one of the pioneering educational theories that accommodates the impact of information and communications technologies in learning. The theory of transactional distance (TTD) provides a distinct analytical and planning foundation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Adored 365 Devotions for Young Women by Zondervan Adored 365 Devotions for Young Women

In an ever-changing world, we can be certain of one thing: we are beloved by God. Adored: 365 Devotions for Young Women tackles tough topics girls face, from bullying and social media to friendships and dating, all the while showing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Best Practices in Strategic Planning for Online Educational Programs by Elliot (Loyola University Maryland, USA) King, Neil (Loyola University Maryland, USA) Alperstein Best Practices in Strategic Planning for Online Educational Programs
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Best Practices in Strategic Planning for Online Educational Programs is a step-by-step guide to developing strategic plans for creating and implementing online educational programs within higher education institutions. From conception to execution and assessment, the successful management of purposeful online...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

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Managing and Supporting Instructional Design and Development by Milton C. (Texas State University, USA) Nielsen, J. Michael (University of North Texas, USA) Spector Managing and Supporting Instructional Design and Development
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Managing and Supporting Instructional Design and Development is a practical guide to managing multiple levels of instructional design activities, based upon management concept and application as well as instructional design process and application. The book takes an integrated approach within...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

Managing and Supporting Instructional Design and Development by Milton C. (Texas State University, USA) Nielsen, J. Michael (University of North Texas, USA) Spector Managing and Supporting Instructional Design and Development
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Managing and Supporting Instructional Design and Development is a practical guide to managing multiple levels of instructional design activities, based upon management concept and application as well as instructional design process and application. The book takes an integrated approach within...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/11/2017

Children and Families in the Digital Age Learning Together in a Media Saturated Culture by Elisabeth Gee Children and Families in the Digital Age Learning Together in a Media Saturated Culture


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

Children and Families in the Digital Age Learning Together in a Media Saturated Culture by Elisabeth Gee Children and Families in the Digital Age Learning Together in a Media Saturated Culture


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/11/2017

Learning Analytics for Educational Improvement by Barbara (SRI International) Means, Andrew (SRI International) Krumm, Marie (SRI International) Bienkowski Learning Analytics for Educational Improvement
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Learning Analytics for Educational Improvement presents a framework for understanding how to conduct new forms of education research and enact new approaches to improving education practice made possible by big data. Although application of big data techniques to learning and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Learning Analytics for Educational Improvement by Barbara (SRI International) Means, Andrew (SRI International) Krumm, Marie (SRI International) Bienkowski Learning Analytics for Educational Improvement
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Learning Analytics for Educational Improvement presents a framework for understanding how to conduct new forms of education research and enact new approaches to improving education practice made possible by big data. Although application of big data techniques to learning and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Motivation, Learning, and Technology by J. Michael (University of North Texas, USA) Spector, Seung Won (Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea) Park Motivation, Learning, and Technology
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Motivation, Learning, and Technology provides a fresh, thorough, and practical introduction to motivational research, theories, and applications for learning and instruction. Written for instructional designers as well as teachers, this foundational textbook blends learning design and learning technologies, synthesizes current...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2017

Motivation, Learning, and Technology by J. Michael (University of North Texas, USA) Spector, Seung Won (Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea) Park Motivation, Learning, and Technology
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Motivation, Learning, and Technology provides a fresh, thorough, and practical introduction to motivational research, theories, and applications for learning and instruction. Written for instructional designers as well as teachers, this foundational textbook blends learning design and learning technologies, synthesizes current...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

Mobile Learning and Higher Education Challenges in Context by Helen Crompton Mobile Learning and Higher Education Challenges in Context

Mobile Learning and Higher Education provides case studies of mobile learning in higher education settings to showcase how devices can transform learning at the undergraduate and graduate level. With the rapid diffusion of networked technologies among the adult populations of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2017

Mobile Learning and Higher Education Challenges in Context by Helen Crompton Mobile Learning and Higher Education Challenges in Context

Mobile Learning and Higher Education provides case studies of mobile learning in higher education settings to showcase how devices can transform learning at the undergraduate and graduate level. With the rapid diffusion of networked technologies among the adult populations of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Student Experiences in the Digital University by Lesley (Institute of Education, University College London, USA) Gourlay, Martin (Institute of Education, University Col Oliver Student Experiences in the Digital University
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Student Experiences in the Digital University challenges mainstream conceptions and assumptions about students' engagement with digital resources in higher education. The book's thesis is that students' experiences in the digital university cannot be reduced either to transferable skills or typological...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Student Experiences in the Digital University by Lesley (Institute of Education, University College London, USA) Gourlay, Martin (Institute of Education, University Col Oliver Student Experiences in the Digital University
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Student Experiences in the Digital University challenges mainstream conceptions and assumptions about students' engagement with digital resources in higher education. The book's thesis is that students' experiences in the digital university cannot be reduced either to transferable skills or typological...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2018

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Best Practices in Strategic Planning for Online Educational Programs by Elliot (Loyola University Maryland, USA) King, Neil (Loyola University Maryland, USA) Alperstein Best Practices in Strategic Planning for Online Educational Programs
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Best Practices in Strategic Planning for Online Educational Programs is a step-by-step guide to developing strategic plans for creating and implementing online educational programs within higher education institutions. From conception to execution and assessment, the successful management of purposeful online...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Making a Difference: Volume I and II The Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) by Sasha A. Barab Making a Difference: Volume I and II The Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS)

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Fostering Effective Student Communication in Online Graduate Courses by Abigail G. Scheg Fostering Effective Student Communication in Online Graduate Courses

Presents the latest research findings on the novel techniques and strategies for nurturing communication between students and faculty in virtual learning environments. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as collaborative work, academic advising, and student retention, this publication is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Business Side of Learning Design and Technologies by Sharon Williams van Rooij The Business Side of Learning Design and Technologies

The Business Side of Learning Design and Technologies provides a ready reference with actionable tools and techniques for recognizing the impact of learning design/technology decisions at the project, business unit, and organizational levels. Written for early- and mid-career learning designers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

The Business Side of Learning Design and Technologies by Sharon Williams van Rooij The Business Side of Learning Design and Technologies

The Business Side of Learning Design and Technologies provides a ready reference with actionable tools and techniques for recognizing the impact of learning design/technology decisions at the project, business unit, and organizational levels. Written for early- and mid-career learning designers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Virtual Learning by John P. Cuthell Virtual Learning

This title was first published in 2001: Since the early 1980s, successive governments have realized the importance of computers and computing and made significant investment in schools. The most recent initiative, the National Grid for Learning, seeks to place online...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Digital Technologies and Change in Education The Arena Framework by Niki (University of Canterbury, USA) Davis Digital Technologies and Change in Education The Arena Framework
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Digital Technologies and Change in Education provides professionals and other leaders with a road map of the processes of change for teachers, schools, universities, and educational systems, including extensive case studies and evidence that clarify the benefits and challenges of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2017

Digital Technologies and Change in Education The Arena Framework by Niki (University of Canterbury, USA) Davis Digital Technologies and Change in Education The Arena Framework
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Digital Technologies and Change in Education provides professionals and other leaders with a road map of the processes of change for teachers, schools, universities, and educational systems, including extensive case studies and evidence that clarify the benefits and challenges of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

The ID CaseBook Case Studies in Instructional Design by Peggy A. Ertmer, James Quinn, Krista D. Glazewski The ID CaseBook Case Studies in Instructional Design
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Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Instruction Design for Microcomputing Software by David H. Jonassen Instruction Design for Microcomputing Software

Selected as one of the outstanding instructional development books in 1989 by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, this volume presents research in instructional design theory as it applies to microcomputer courseware. It includes recommendations -- made by a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

The ID CaseBook Case Studies in Instructional Design by Peggy A. Ertmer, James Quinn, Krista D. Glazewski The ID CaseBook Case Studies in Instructional Design
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Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

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