Cases on Technological Adaptability and Transnational Learning: Issues and Challenges

Cases on Technological Adaptability and Transnational Learning: Issues and Challenges

Siran Mukerji (IGNOU, India) and Purnendu Tripathi (IGNOU, India)
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Release Date: April, 2010|Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 446
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-779-4
ISBN13: 9781615207794|ISBN10: 1615207791|EISBN13: 9781615207800
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Technology holds the key for bridging the gap between access to quality education and the need for enhanced learning experiences.

Cases on Technological Adaptability and Transnational Learning: Issues and Challenges contains case studies on divergent themes of personalized learning environments, inclusive learning for social change, innovative learning and assessment techniques, technology and international partnership and transnational collaboration for enhanced access under the core domain of technological adaptability and transnational learning.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cross-cultural virtual classrooms
  • E-mail as a cultural bridge
  • Flexible e-learning
  • Hypermedia-based learning environments
  • Influences of social capital upon internet usage
  • Learning across social spaces
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Online teaching partnerships
  • Transnational postgraduate study
  • Transnational teacher development
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[This book] provides cases of education adapting to, and adapting, new technologies to provide learning conditions and opportunities for students from a variety of backgrounds and circumstances. In particular, it provides examples where the aforementioned educational practices and technological adaptations are addressed to transnational audiences and circumstances...

– Terry Evans, Deakin University, Australia
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Editor/Author Biographies
Siran Mukerji, a Jawahar Lal Nehru scholar for her doctorate in Human Resource Development, also has completed her masters in distance education and public administration. She has been International Research Fellow of Open University Business School (2009) at Open University (UK). At Arab Open University Saudi Arabia, she was a faculty member in Business Administration for three years. She is one of the Editors-in-Chief of International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing (IJTEM) and Author/Editor of Teaching Case books on Innovations in Educational Marketing, Interactive Technology Environments, Technology Enhanced Learning, Transnational Learning & Technologically enabled Environments, and Technological Adaptability and Transnational Learning. She has contributed articles in standard national and international journals and also presented papers in national and international conferences. Dr. Mukerji is a member of review committees for numerous international conferences and journals. Her current research interests include performance management and HRM in open and distance learning institutions. In her parent institution, IGNOU (India), she is Deputy Director, responsible for student recruitment and related support services management in the present region.
Purnendu Tripathi, an International Research Fellow (2009) of Open University Business School (OUBS) at Open University (UK), has a Ph.D in Management. At Arab Open University (AOU) Saudi Arabia, as a faculty member in Business Administration, he was faculty mentor, programme and course coordinator entrusted with the responsibility of training and development of the faculty members teaching in open and distance learning (ODL) environment, besides his own teaching and research in ODL. Currently, he is serving as one of the Editors-in-Chief of International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing (IJTEM). He has authored/edited five Teaching Case books on Innovations in Educational Marketing, Interactive Technology Environments, Technology Enhanced Learning, Transnational Learning & Technologically enabled Environments, and Technological Adaptability and Transnational Learning. His current research interests include Higher Education Management, Higher Education Marketing, and Academic Program Life Cycle (APLC). In his parent institution, IGNOU (India), he is Deputy Director, looking after academic management and student support services in open and distance learning.
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Editorial Advisory Board
  • Prof Chris Bissell, Open University, UK
  • Prof. Clare Blanchard, Chester University, UK
  • Prof. Paul Kawachi, Beijing National University, PR China
  • Dr. Ramesh Sharma, Institute of Distance and Continuing Education, Guyana
  • Prof. Hannum Wallace, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • Dr. Jace Hargis, University of the Pacific, USA
  • Dr. Kevin Yee, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Prof. Kenneth D. Strang, University of Technology-Sydney, Australia
  • Dr. Deryn Graham, Unitec, New Zealand
  • Dr. Billie Eilam, University of Haifa, Israel