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Evaluation and Implementation of Distance Learning : Technologies, Tools, and Techniques

Evaluation and Implementation of Distance Learning : Technologies, Tools, and Techniques - 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-1878289636

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Evaluation and Implementation of Distance Learning : Technologies, Tools, and Techniques - 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-1878289636

France Belanger and Dianne H. Jordan

ISBN13: 978-1878289636
ISBN10: 1878289632
Cover type:
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: IGI Global
Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

The twentieth century saw the creation and evolution of technologies beyond imagination a century ago. The acceptance of these technologies has led to a new alternative for providing education and training-distance learning. This book focuses on the processes, techniques and tools that are being used to successfully plan, implement and operate distance learning projects. Both professionals and educators who must enter this challenging teaching and training environment will benefit from Evaluation and Implementation of Distance Learning: Technologies, Tools and Techniques.

Author Bio

France Belanger is an assistant professor of information systems in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems and a researcher for the Center for Global Electronic Commerce at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Dr. Jordan is a strategic information technology planner at Booz Allen and Hamilton

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Objectives of the Book
Organization of the Book
The Need for Distance Learning
Defining Concepts
Distance Training and Distance Education
Distance Teaching and Distance Learning
Defining Distance and Distributed Learning
Evaluating Distance Learning

Chapter 2: Learning Variables in Distance Learning

Learning Objectives
Interactivity
Synchronicity
Learner Centeredness
Course Mediation
Reusable Learning Objects
Summary of Learning Variables

Chapter 3: Distance Learning Technologies

Computer-Based Training
Computer-Aided Instruction
Web-Based Training
Teleconferencing
Videotape
Video Tele-Training
Summary of Instructional Technologies

Chapter 4: Media Conversion Analysis and Instructional Design Considerations

Overview of the ADDIE Model and Process
Understanding the Scope of the Media Conversion Analysis
Three Ways to Employ the Technologies Discussed in this Book
Screening for Distance Learning Suitability
Variables to Consider in Choosing Total Conversion, Combines Delivery, Technology Insertion
Variables to Consider in Choosing Appropriate DL Media Types
Evaluating Instructional Units
Estimating Compression Rates
Estimated Development Hours
Resources Required Through the Conversion Life Cycle

Chapter 5: Multimedia Content Development

Levels of Courseware Complexity
Steps in the Development Process
Features and Functions of Tools for Developing Multimedia Instructional Content and Computer Managed Instruction
Selected Courseware Development and Course Management Systems Tools

Chapter 6: Distance Learning Implementation and Evaluation

Managing Your Distance Learning Intiative
Emerging Trend: Hybrid Delivery Methods
Transitioning to a Distance Learning Environment
Upgrading Your Infrastructure to Support Distance Learning
Evaluating Distance Learning
Concluding Comments

Chapter 7: Examples of Distance Learning Evaluation and Implementation

Case Study I: Strategic Analysis
Case Study II: Course Conversion Analysis
Case Study III: Infrastructure Analysis
Bibliography and References
Appendix A: Data Input Forms
Appendix B: Definitions
Appendix C: Infrastructure Survey and Upgrade Requirements
Appendix D: Online Resources for Distance Learning
Index
Author Biographies

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