Online Education for Lifelong Learning

Online Education for Lifelong Learning

Yukiko Inoue (University of Guam, Guam)
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Release Date: February, 2007|Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 348
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-319-7
ISBN13: 9781599043197|ISBN10: 159904319X|EISBN13: 9781599043210|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781599043203
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Distance education is rapidly becoming the global trend for lifelong learning. Online Education for Lifelong Learning emphasizes the importance of conceptual understanding of online distance learning and focuses on theoretical and practical challenges of online teaching and learning. It illustrates lifelong learning strategies and how technology can support the course design, implementation and evaluation in higher education. Approaches on topics, such as, creating learning environments, new challenges, and interaction are discussed by a diverse and experienced group of authors.

Online Education for Lifelong Learning illustrates practical applications to help guide instructors to create a beneficial distance learning experience. This innovative publication explores new and emerging challenges of online distance education in global learning communities.

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"This book provides theoretical and practical information about online lifelong learning; consequently, it can appeal to researchers, practitioners, online learners and anyone interested in online lifelong learning."

– Fatih Bayram, Anadolu University, Turkey
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Yukiko Inoue, currently a professor and chair of the division of educational research and technology, has taught both regular and blended courses in the School of Education at the University of Guam. She received the University of Guam’s faculty award for excellence in research (2000, 2006) and the faculty award for excellence in teaching (2008). She was selected as the 2008 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Guam Professor of the Year. She earned her PhD in educational psychology and research from the University of Memphis (USA) and master’s degree in business administration from Tokyo Keizai University (Japan). Her research interests include: interdisciplinary studies on student learning and development; improving university teaching and learning with technology; online education for diverse learners; and the social context of learning with a higher education focus. She is the co-author of Teaching with Educational Technology: The Case of the Asia-Pacific Region and the editor of Technology and Diversity in Higher Education: New Challenges, and Online Education for Lifelong Learning. She is the editor of the Journal of Micronesian Educator — a publication of the University of Guam.
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