Libraries, Information, and Course Management Systems

Libraries, Information, and Course Management Systems

Joan K. Lippincott (Coalition for Networked Information, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 18
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-512-2.ch003
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Abstract

Content owned or licensed by academic libraries, such as electronic journals, art image databases, and digital videos, provides a means to enhance curricula and allow for deeper learning by students. Lack of interoperability between library systems and course management systems (CMS) limits the use of library content within CMS. Learning environments, CMS, and institutional repositories must all interoperate since content can be used in many ways in both research and learning. Librarians can also add value to CMS if their virtual services — such as reference and information literacy — are integrated into the CMS. The content of CMS raises many policy issues which must be addressed by institutions.

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Foreword
Carole A. Barone
Acknowledgments
Patricia McGee, Colleen Carmean, Ali Jafari
Chapter 1
Colleen Carmean, Gary Brown
The authors examine CMS as a new enterprise technology. Using a model of transformative assessment that frames value within alignment of... Sample PDF
Measure for Measure: Assessing Course Management Systems
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Chapter 2
Phil Long, Frank Tansey
Specifications define the nature of the interconnections between the distinct parts of complex learning systems, but not their boundaries.  Next... Sample PDF
Standards? What and Why?
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Chapter 3
Joan K. Lippincott
Content owned or licensed by academic libraries, such as electronic journals, art image databases, and digital videos, provides a means to enhance... Sample PDF
Libraries, Information, and Course Management Systems
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Chapter 4
Xornam S. Apedoe
The purpose of this chapter is to explore the relationship between instructors’ conceptions of teaching and the design and use of course management... Sample PDF
The Interplay of Teaching Conceptions and Course Management System Design: Research Implications and Creative Innovations for Future Designs
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Chapter 5
Marwin Britto
In recent years, institutions of higher education have been migrating to the Web for instruction in record numbers. While Web-based course... Sample PDF
Frameworks for CMS Design and Evaluation
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Chapter 6
Cyprien Lomas, Ulrich Rauch
Content management systems (CMS) have been purposed for different tasks on our campuses and are in danger of becoming all things to all people. In... Sample PDF
The CMS as Shapeshifter, Catalyst, and Engaging Learning Tool
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Chapter 7
Bob Bender
This chapter is a case study in the use of course management systems (CMS) in teaching and learning.  A narrative from a faculty perspective, this... Sample PDF
Learner Engagement and Success in CMS Environments
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Chapter 8
Lynne O’Brien, Amy Campbell, Samantha Earp
In this chapter, we draw on examples from selected disciplines to highlight how implementing a course management system can encourage curricular... Sample PDF
CMS Implementation as a Catalyst for Curricular Change
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Chapter 9
Youmei Liu
The effective faculty use of course management systems (CMS) is the key to the successful online instructional delivery. This chapter focuses on two... Sample PDF
NGCMS: Exploring and Supporting Effective Faculty Use
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Chapter 10
Patricia McGee, Vicki Suter, Jennifer Gurrie
Next generation course management systems must represent a convergence of the needs and perspectives of all of those who are engaged in the teaching... Sample PDF
Over the Rainbow: Waking up in Tomorrow's OZ
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Chapter 11
Nada Dabbagh
This chapter describes how course management systems (CMS) can be utilized to support learner-centered practices and meaningful learning in... Sample PDF
Pushing the Envelope: Designing Authentic Learning Activities Using Course Management Systems
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Chapter 12
Van Weigal
The course management system (CMS) has become a focal point for conceptualizing the place and purpose of e-learning in higher education. Because of... Sample PDF
From Course Management to Curricular Capabilities: A Capabilities Approach for the Next-Generation CMS
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Chapter 13
Steven Shaw, Vivek Venkatesh
The capabilities of the current generation of course management systems (CMS) are limited; even market-leading platforms are arguably inadequate for... Sample PDF
The Missing Link to Enhanced Course Management Systems: Adopting Learning Content Management Systems in the Educational Sphere
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Chapter 14
Jesko Kaltenbaek
A basic condition for efficient computer-supported cooperative learning in higher education is the direct support of computer-mediated communication... Sample PDF
Virtual Classroom Facilities Embedded in a Course Management System
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Chapter 15
Richard Caladine
Online learning and course management systems are central to learning universities and colleges, and a model that blends face-to-face learning with... Sample PDF
The Use of Database-Driven Web Pages to Increase the Functionality of Current Online Learning Technology
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Chapter 16
Jon Lanestedt, Mona Stokke
In the chapter we discuss how higher education can support learning and evaluation by use of portfolios as an integrated functionality in course... Sample PDF
CMS Portfolios for Learning and Evaluation
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Chapter 17
Robby Robson
The course management systems developed in the mid-to-late 90s helped get instructors online and partially automated course administration services... Sample PDF
Putting Course Management Systems Behind Us
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Chapter 18
Barbara Ross
Author Barbara Ross, co-founder and Chief Operating Office of WebCT, Inc., posits that in the future the “course” will become a decreasingly... Sample PDF
Course Management Systems for Learning: Future Designs
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Chapter 19
David Mills
Course management systems will unquestionably become one of the most critical enterprise systems in higher education. This is because these systems... Sample PDF
Future Directions of Course Management Systems
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Chapter 20
Vijay Kumar, Jeff Merriman
We propose a trajectory for learning technology systems that represent a departure from closed, monolithic approaches, typically inherent in the... Sample PDF
From Course Management Systems to Open Frameworks and Sustainable Ecology of Educational Systems
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Chapter 21
Ali Jafari
This chapter discusses the characteristics and requirements for the Next Generation of Course Management System (CMS). The chapter begins with a... Sample PDF
Conceptualizing a New CMS Design
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Chapter 22
Bryan Alexander
Next-generation course management systems (CMS) are likely to take advantage of today’s applications’ structural and pedagogical limitations... Sample PDF
Next Generation: Speculations in New Technologies
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