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Cases on Educational Technology Planning, Design, and Implementation

Book Description

Whether utilizing electronic tools for K-12 classrooms, learning management systems in higher education institutions, or training and performance improvement for business organizations, technology maintains an important aspect in the delivery of education and training in both school and non-school settings. Cases on Educational Technology Planning, Design, and Implementation: A Project Management Perspective provides strategies for addressing the challenges and pitfalls faced when planning, designing, and implementing learning and educational technology projects. The case studies in this publication aim to provide instructors, practitioners in K-12 and higher education, business managers as well as students interested in implementing education technology projects.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  6. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. CONTENT AND ORGANIZATION
  7. Section 1: Introduction
    1. Chapter 1: Project Management of Educational Technology Projects
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      3. EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS
      4. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 2: Educational Technology Projects in K-12 Schools
    1. Chapter 2: Planning and Implementation of a Small-Scale 1-to-1 Pilot Program for Using E-Readers in Elementary School Classrooms
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    2. Chapter 3: The Production of Learning Resources for the Study of Information Technology with Limited Project Management Capacity
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    3. Chapter 4: Implementing a Course Management System in a Religious School Cooperative
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    4. Chapter 5: Planning and Implementation of a 21st Century Classroom Project
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  9. Section 3: Educational Technology Projects in Higher Education Institutions
    1. Chapter 6: Discovering Ways That Don’t Work on the Road to Success
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    2. Chapter 7: Project Realities
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    3. Chapter 8: From Stacks to Collaborative Learning Commons
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    4. Chapter 9: Project Management Methods for the Implementation of an Online Faculty Development Course
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    5. Chapter 10: Piloting the Change
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. Chapter 11: Project Management, Complexity and Creativity
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. Chapter 12: An Integrated Management Approach in a Higher Education Technology Support Unit
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    8. Chapter 13: An Online Initiative Goes Viral
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS
      6. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      7. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      8. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  10. Section 4: Educational Technology Projects in Healthcare
    1. Chapter 14: Agile Management of a Mobile Application Development Project for Surgeon Workflows
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    2. Chapter 15: Volunteer Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) on an eLearning Development Project
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. DEFINITION OF PRECEPTOR
      3. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      4. SETTING THE STAGE
      5. CASE DESCRIPTION
      6. CURRENT CHALLENGES
      7. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      8. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    3. Chapter 16: Refresher Training in Clinical Psychology Supervision
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. APPENDIX 1
      9. APPENDIX 2
      10. APPENDIX 3
  11. Section 5: Educational Technology Projects in Industry, Government, and Military
    1. Chapter 17: eLearning for Industry
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
      3. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
      4. THE COURSE DEVELOPMENT TEAM
      5. CASE DESCRIPTION
      6. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    2. Chapter 18: Implementing Infrastructure-Related Education Technology Solutions at the Government Primary and Secondary School Level
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. SCHOOLS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UPGRADE PROGRAM (SITUP) CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    3. Chapter 19: Implementing Simulators to Facilitate Learning for Initial Entry Soldiers
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors