E-Learning 2.0 Technologies and Web Applications in Higher Education

E-Learning 2.0 Technologies and Web Applications in Higher Education

Jean-Eric Pelet (KMCMS, IDRAC International School of Management, University of Nantes, France)
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Release Date: December, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 415
ISBN13: 9781466648760|ISBN10: 1466648767|EISBN13: 9781466648777|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4876-0


Once considered the traditional approach to education, brick and mortar institutions are no longer the norm due to e-learning technologies. Populations are turning into ubiquitous human beings, and educational practices are reflecting this change.

E-Learning 2.0 Technologies and Web Applications in Higher Education compiles the latest empirical research findings in the area of e-learning and knowledge management technologies assessment. Highlighting specific comparisons and practices of e-m-learning and knowledge management technologies, this book is an essential guide for professionals and academics who want to improve their understanding of the strategic role of e-learning at different levels of the information and knowledge society.

Topics Covered

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

  • Computer Graphics and Visualization
  • E- and M-Learning
  • Educational Software and Interface Quality
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • U-E-Game and U-Entertainment Technologies for Learning
  • U-E-Knowledge Management
  • Ubiquitous Technologies & Devices

Reviews and Testimonials

Edited by an assistant professor in management with a Ph.D. in marketing and an MBA in information systems, this volume brings together 15 chapters authored by over 30 international authors. The chapters range from narratives and case studies to analytical empirical works, sharing theory and practical writings, highlighting comparisons and practices of knowledge technologies in the higher education realm. Chapters focus on effective e-learning strategies, online learning communities, cultural issues in the adoption of e-learning, and effective implementation of an interuniversity e-learning initiative.

– Shannon Graff Hysell, American Reference Books Annual

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Jean-Eric Pelet holds a PhD in Marketing, an MBA in Information Systems and a BA (Hns) in Advertising. As an assistant professor in management, he works on problems concerning consumer behaviour when using a website or other information system (e-learning, knowledge management, e-commerce platforms), and how the interface can change that behavior. His main interest lies in the variables that enhance navigation in order to help people to be more efficient with these systems. He works as a visiting professor both in France and abroad (England, Switzerland, Thaïland) teaching e-marketing, ergonomics, usability, and consumer behaviour at Design Schools (Nantes), Business Schools (Paris, Reims), and Universities (Paris Dauphine – Nantes). Dr. Pelet has also actively participated in a number of European Community and National research projects. His current research interests focus on, social networks, interface design, and usability.