Innovative Applications of Online Pedagogy and Course Design

Innovative Applications of Online Pedagogy and Course Design

Ramesh C. Sharma (Wawasan Open University, Malaysia)
Projected Release Date: May, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 411
ISBN13: 9781522554660|ISBN10: 1522554661|EISBN13: 9781522554677|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5466-0

Description

New tools and technologies are being developed to cater to the e-learning triangle of content, technology, and services. These developments (in technology, needs of students, emergence of new modes of education like MOOCs or flipped classrooms, etc.) have resulted in a change in the approach to teaching.

Innovative Applications of Online Pedagogy and Course Design is a critical publication that explores e-learning as a tool for instructional delivery across various kinds of educational institutions and at all levels. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as distance education, cumulative sentence analysis, and primary teacher training, this book is geared toward educators, professionals, school administrators, researchers, and practitioners seeking current and relevant research on instructional design and delivery in online and technology-based courses.

Topics Covered

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

  • Course Performance Indicators
  • Cumulative Sentence Analysis
  • Distance Education
  • Online Learning
  • Primary Teacher Training
  • Virtual Laboratory Work
  • Web 2.0 Tools

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ramesh Sharma holds a Ph.D. in Education in the area of Educational Technology and is currently working as an Associate Professor of Educational Technology and Learning Resources in the Educational Technology and Publishing (ETP) Unit at Wawasan Open University, Malaysia. He has served as a Visiting Professor at University of Fiji, Fiji; Commonwealth of Learning as Director of the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia, New Delhi; Indira Gandhi National Open University, India; and University of Guyana, Guyana, South America.

He is the co-Editor of the 'Asian Journal of Distance Education'. In addition, he has been associated with several peer reviewed journals as Reviewer, Editor and Editorial Advisory Board member in the field of Open and Distance Learning such as "Distance Education", "International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning (IRRODLL)", "International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (IJDET)”, and “Indian Journal of Open Learning (IJOL)”. He is also on the Editorial Advisory Board and an author for the "Encyclopedia of Distance Learning (4 volumes), 2005".