Web-Based Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications (3 Volumes)

Web-Based Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications (3 Volumes)

Release Date: February, 2010|Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 2038
ISBN13: 9781615209637|ISBN10: 1615209638|EISBN13: 9781615209644|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-963-7


Advancements in Web-based technologies and applications have revolutionized modern-day educational design and practice.

Web-Based Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications offers a compendium of research on the design, implementation, and evaluation of online learning technologies. This multi-volume collection addresses the challenges and opportunities associated with the creation and management of Web-based applications and communities, providing researchers, students and practitioners with essential findings in instructional design, personalized learning environments, and effective educational delivery.

Topics Covered

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

  • Asynchronous and Synchronous e-learning
  • Dynamic learning environments
  • E-learning using Wikis and blogs
  • Educational Technology
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Online Assessment
  • Online Learning Communities
  • Virtual Learning Environments
  • Web-based instructional design

Reviews and Testimonials

The first chapter of this three-volume reference offers a brief history of e-learning; indeed, the time span of e-learning's existence has been brief, but it's here to stay, and there's plenty that educators, administrators, and policy-makers need to talk about. Changes must be considered at every level of education, incorporating careful analyses of the technology itself (does it deliver all that it promises?), student learning (making the virtual classroom function), teachers' experiences, and the organization of institutions. ...

– Sci Tech Book News, BookNews.com

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.