Novel Developments in Web-Based Learning Technologies: Tools for Modern Teaching

Novel Developments in Web-Based Learning Technologies: Tools for Modern Teaching

Nikos Karacapilidis (University of Patras, Greece)
Indexed In: PsycINFO®
Release Date: January, 2010|Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 430
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-938-0
ISBN13: 9781605669380|ISBN10: 1605669385|EISBN13: 9781605669397
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Description:

The proper exploitation of Web-based technologies towards building responsive environments is highly critical.

Novel Developments in Web-Based Learning Technologies: Tools for Modern Teaching addresses diverse conceptual, social, and technical issues in the modern era's broad learning and teaching concepts. This significant reference provides professionals, researchers, and practitioners with up-to-date research in developing innovative and more effective learning systems by using Web-based technologies.

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

  • E-learning with wikis, Weblogs, and discussion forums
  • Group activity in online academic workspaces
  • Instructional design and double-loop learning
  • Perceptions of ICT use in higher education
  • SOA-frameworks for modular VLEs
  • Social Tagging
  • Teaching in Web-based learning communities
  • Virtual communities of practice in higher education
  • Virtual environments for group work
  • Web 2.0 and e-learning communities
Reviews and Testimonials

"Specific topics include virtual communities of practice in higher education, onsite and online students' and professors' perceptions of ICT use in higher education, social tagging systems, e-learning with wikis and discussion forums, and implementation of server-based computerized adaptive testing on mobile devices. ... The book will interest professionals, researchers, and practitioners."

– Sci Tech Book News, BookNews.com

...elaborates a series of issues related to the current state, objectives and future trends of collaborative learning.

– Nikos Karacapilidis, Research Academic Computer Technology Institute and University of Patras, Greece
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Nikos Karacapilidis holds a professor position at the University of Patras in the field of management information systems. His research interests lie in the areas of intelligent Web-based information systems, technology-enhanced learning, e-collaboration, knowledge management systems, group decision support systems, computer-supported argumentation, enterprise information systems, and Semantic Web. He has been recently appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the Advances in Web-based Learning (AWBL) Book Series, published by IGI Global. More detailed information about his publications list, research projects, and professional activities can be found at http://www.mech.upatras.gr/~nikos/.
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  • Katy Campbell, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Antonio Cartelli, University of Cassino, Italy
  • Liliane Esnault, EM LYON, France
  • Carol Lerch, Daniel Webster College, USA
  • Cher Ping Lim, Edith Cowan University, Australia
  • Katia Passerini, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
  • Roy Rada, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, USA