Web-Based Education and Pedagogical Technologies: Solutions for Learning Applications

Web-Based Education and Pedagogical Technologies: Solutions for Learning Applications

Liliane Esnault (EM Lyon, France)
Release Date: November, 2007|Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 364
ISBN13: 9781599045252|ISBN10: 1599045257|EISBN13: 9781599045276|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-525-2

Description

The rapid development and expansion of Web-based technologies has vast potential implications for the processes of teaching and learning world-wide. Technological advancements of Web-based applications strike at the base of the education spectrum; however, the scope of experimentation and discussion on this topic has continuously been narrow.

Web-Based Education and Pedagogical Technologies: Solutions for Learning Applications provides cutting-edge research on such topics as network learning, e-learning, managing Web-based learning and teaching technologies, and building Web-based learning communities. This innovative book provides researchers, practitioners, and decision makers in the field of education with essential, up-to-date research in designing more effective learning systems and scenarios using Web-based technologies.

Reviews and Testimonials

We have to cope with the increasing complexity of teaching situations. If we want to stay competitive, like any good professional in the world, we have to learn, and learn quickly."

– Liliane Esnault, EM Lyon, France

Esnault provides summaries of research on designing more effective learning systems and scenarios using web-based technologies. Contributors are academics in information systems management, cognitive science, computing, and information science, from around the world."

– Books News Inc. (2008)

The book will provide useful information for researchers, practitioners and decision makers in the field of education--especially those specialising in Web-based technologies in education.

– Linda Cloete, INFOBUZZ CC, Gauteng, South Africa

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Liliane Esnault is professor in information systems management, e-business and project management at E.M.LYON, and Project Manager in e-learning development. She graduated from Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie de Paris (ESPCI) and has a Ph.D. in fundamental molecular physics. She is also teaching an e-business course in a French-Chinese Executive MBA organized by the Rhône-Alpes Region and Shanghai University. She is involved in the European research project "EQUEL" (e-quality in e-learning), after several other European projects in the same area. She is the author of several writings linked with her areas of expertise: e-learning and pedagogy, information systems and technology management, project management, management of organizational networks. She also is a member of several associations devoted to information resources management, e-learning and network learning, and international projects management.

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