Optimizing Student Engagement in Online Learning Environments

Optimizing Student Engagement in Online Learning Environments

A.V. Senthil Kumar (Hindusthan College of Arts and Science, India)
Release Date: November, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 338
ISBN13: 9781522536345|ISBN10: 1522536345|EISBN13: 9781522536352|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3634-5


Digital classrooms have become a common addition to curriculums in higher education; however, such learning systems are only successful if students are properly motivated to learn.

Optimizing Student Engagement in Online Learning Environments is a critical scholarly resource that examines the importance of motivation in digital classrooms and outlines methods to reengage learners. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as motivational strategies, learning assessment, and student involvement, this book is geared toward academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on the importance of maintaining ambition among learners in digital classrooms.

Topics Covered

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

  • Cognitive Engagement
  • Disengagement Detection
  • E-Learning
  • Learning Assessment
  • Motivational Strategies
  • Student Involvement

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. A.V.Senthil Kumar obtained his BSc Degree (Physics) in 1987, P.G.Diploma in Computer Applications in 1988, MCA in 1991 from Bharathiar University. He obtained his Master of Philosophy in Computer Science from Bharathidasan University, Trichy during 2005 and his Ph.D in Computer Science from Vinayaka Missions University during 2009. To his credit he had industrial experience for five years as System Analyst in a Garment Export Company. Later he took up teaching and attached to CMS College of Science and Commerce, Coimbatore. He has to his credit 3 Book Chapters, 8 papers in International Journals, 2 papers in National Journals, 13 papers in International Conferences, 4 papers in National Conferences, and edited a book in Data Mining (IGI Global, USA) and a book in Mobile Computing (IGI Global, USA). He is an Editor-in-Chief for International Journal titled “International Journal of Data Mining and Emerging Technologies”, “International Journal of Image Processing and Applications” and International Journal of Advances in Knowledge Engineering & Computer Science . Key Member for India, Machine Intelligence Research Lab (MIR Labs).He is an Editorial Board Member and Reviewer for various International Journals. He is also a Committee member for various International Conferences. He is a Life member of International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Systems Society of India (SSI), member of The Indian Science Congress Association, member of Internet Society (ISOC), International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT), Indian Association for Research in Computing Science (IARCS), and committee member for various International Conferences. He has got many awards from National and International Societies. Also a freelance writer for Tamil Computer (a fortnightly) and PC Friend (monthly).