Handbook of Conversation Design for Instructional Applications

Handbook of Conversation Design for Instructional Applications

Rocci Luppicini (University of Ottawa, Canada)
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Release Date: January, 2008|Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 508
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-597-9
ISBN13: 9781599045979|ISBN10: 1599045974|EISBN13: 9781599045993
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Description:

Given the rapid growth of computer-mediated communication, there is an ever-broadening range of social interactions. With conversation as the bedrock on which social interactions are built, there is growing recognition of the important role conversation has in instruction, particularly in the design and development of technologically advanced educational environments.

The Handbook of Conversation Design for Instructional Applications presents key perspectives on the evolving area of conversation design, bringing together a multidisciplinary body of work focused on the study of conversation and conversation design practices to inform instructional applications. Offering multimodal instructional designers and developers authoritative content on the cutting-edge issues and challenges in conversation design, this book is a must-have for reference library collections worldwide.

Coverage:

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

  • Adaptive systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blended Course Design
  • Communication with architects
  • Communication with the client
  • Computer Engineering
  • Conversation and design
  • Conversation and teaching
  • Conversation design
  • Conversation theory
  • Conversation with the self
  • Conversational processes
  • Conversationally articulated learning
  • Cybernetics
  • E-Learning
  • Electronic discussion
  • Human centrality
  • Intelligent agents
  • Intelligent tutors
  • Interpersonal action-learning cycle
  • Knowledge testing
  • Knowledge-building framework
  • Learning in storytelling
  • Linguistics and language pragmatics
  • Multimodal conversations
  • Online Learning Communities
  • Online tutoring
  • Roots of conversation design
  • Scaffold learning
  • Systems Theory
  • Theories of consciousness
Reviews and Testimonials

This edited book makes a unique contribution to the academic literature by bringing together a multidisciplinary body of work focused on the study of conversation and conversation design practices to inform instructional applications.

– Rocci Luppicini, University of Ottawa, Canada

This book brings together a multidisciplinary body of work focused on the study of conversation and the use of conversation design practices to inform instructional applications.

– Book News Inc. (2008)
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Rocci Luppicini is the Immediate Past Director (Arts), Tri-Faculty Graduate E-Business Technologies (EBT) Program and an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Technoethics(2010-2020) and a leading expert in Technology Studies (TS) and Technoethics. Main research areas include: Ethical dilemmas with new technology (media ethics, cybercrime, hacking, cyber espionage, cyberbullying), Digital Transformation (digital aesthetics, online communities, technofeminism, social media, e-trust, social responsibility), Identity and Technology (human-computer interaction, e-identity management, human enhancement, post-human society, social robotics, cyberculture), Educational Technology (program planning and development, distance education, blended education, instructional design, technology integration) and Organizational Studies (systems theory, virtual organizations, organizational communications, organizational change, socio-technical change).
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