Educational Technology and Resources for Synchronous Learning in Higher Education

Educational Technology and Resources for Synchronous Learning in Higher Education

Jiyoon Yoon (University of Texas – Arlington, USA) and Peggy Semingson (University of Texas Arlington, USA)
Projected Release Date: April, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 300
ISBN13: 9781522575672|ISBN10: 1522575677|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522590491|EISBN13: 9781522575689|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7567-2

Description

As more classes move to online instruction, there is a need for research that shows the effectiveness of synchronous learning. Educators must guide students on how to use these new learning tools and become aware of the research trends and opportunities within these developing online and hybrid courses.

Educational Technology and Resources for Synchronous Learning in Higher Education provides evidence-based practice on incorporating synchronous teaching tools and practice within online courses to enhance content mastery and community development. Additionally, the book presents a strong theoretical overview of the topic and allows readers to develop a more nuanced understanding of the benefits and constraints of synchronous learning. Covering topics such as game learning, online communication, and professional development, it is designed for online instructors, instructional designers, administrators, students, and researchers and educators in higher education, as well as corporate, military, and government sectors.

Topics Covered

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

  • Game Learning
  • Learning Management
  • Network Learning Experience
  • Online Community
  • Online Education
  • Professional Development
  • Service Learning
  • Teacher Preparation
  • Virtual Classrooms
  • Virtual Reality Implication

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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