E-Learning Systems, Environments and Approaches: Theory and Implementation by Pedro IsaE-Learning Systems, Environments and Approaches: Theory and Implementation by Pedro Isa

E-Learning Systems, Environments and Approaches: Theory and Implementation

byPedro IsaEditorJ. Michael Spector, Dirk Ifenthaler

Hardcover | March 23, 2015

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The volume consists of twenty-five chapters selected from among peer-reviewed papers presented at the CELDA (Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age) 2013 Conference held in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, in October 2013 and also from world class scholars in e-learning systems, environments and approaches. The following sub-topics are included: Exploratory Learning Technologies (Part I), e-Learning social web design (Part II), Learner communities through e-Learning implementations (Part III), Collaborative and student-centered e-Learning design (Part IV). E-Learning has been, since its initial stages, a synonym for flexibility. While this dynamic nature has mainly been associated with time and space it is safe to argue that currently it embraces other aspects such as the learners' profile, the scope of subjects that can be taught electronically and the technology it employs. New technologies also widen the range of activities and skills developed in e-Learning. Electronic learning environments have evolved past the exclusive delivery of knowledge. Technology has endowed e-Learning with the possibility of remotely fomenting problem solving skills, critical thinking and team work, by investing in information exchange, collaboration, personalisation and community building.
Pedro Isaías is an associate professor at Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University) in Lisbon, Portugal, responsible for several courses and director of the master degree program in Electronic Commerce and Internet since its start in 2003. He is co-founder and president of IADIS - International Association for Development of the...
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Title:E-Learning Systems, Environments and Approaches: Theory and ImplementationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:329 pagesPublished:March 23, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:331905824X

ISBN - 13:9783319058245

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Table of Contents

?Part I. Exploratory Learning Technologies.- Measuring Problem Solving Skills in Portal 2.- iPads in Inclusive Classrooms: Ecologies of Learning.- Supporting the Strengths and Activity of Children with Autism in a Technology-Enhanced Learning Environment.- The Cognitive Cost of Chatting while Attending a Lecture: A Temporal Analysis.- Learning with the Simple show.- Using Loop Learning and Critical Dialogue in Developing Innovative Literature Reviews.- The Contributions of Digital Concept Maps to Assessment for Learning Practices.- Part II. e-Learning Social Web Design.- Intelligent Tutors in Immersive Virtual Environments.- Journal of Exploration on the Way Towards Authentic Learning Environments.- The Configuration Process of a Community of Practice in the Collective Text Editor.- Context-Based Semantic Annotations in Copes: An Ontological and Rule-Based Approach.- Model of Emotional Expressions in Movements.- Student-Driven Classroom Technologies: Transmedia Navigation and Transformative Communications.- Perceived Affordances of a Technology-Enhanced Active Learning Classroom in Promoting Collaborative Problem Solving.- Using a Facebook Group as a Forum to Distribute, Answer and Discuss Content: Influence on Achievement.- Part III. Learner Communities through e-Learning Implementations.- ICT Support for Collaborative Learning - A Tale of Two Cities.- Students' Facebook Usage and Academic Achievement: A Case Study of Private University in Thailand.- The Investigation of Pre-Service Teachers' Concerns about Integrating Web 2.0 Technologies into Instruction.- Interactive Technologies for Teacher Training: Comparing Performance and Assessment in Second Life and Simschool.- A Study on Improving Information Processing Abilities Based on PBL.- Part IV. Collaborative and Student-Centered e-Learning Design.- Piaget, Inhelder and Minecraft.- Using Generic and Context-Specific Scaffolding to Support Authentic Science Inquiry.- Leverage Learning in the University Classroom.- Data Challenges of Leveraging a Simulation to Assess Learning.- Self-Assessment and Reflection in a 1st Semester Course for Software Engineering Students.- Don't Waste Student Work: Using Classroom Assignments to Contribute to Online Resources.- The Ancestor Project: Aboriginal Computer Education through Storytelling.- Index.