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Critical Examinations of Distance Education Transformation across Disciplines

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In recent years, distance education programs have grown to allow greater educational opportunities to a diverse set of learners from all over the world. As remote learning becomes a widespread practice, universities too must adapt to this changing educational landscape. Critical Examinations of Distance Education Transformation across Disciplines provides an interdisciplinary look at the development of distance learning in higher education. This reference work bridges the gap between disciplines by offering practical tools and solutions for successful distance education implementation. Educators, administrators, and researchers across academia will find this publication a timely and relevant resource.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. List of Reviewers
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Humanities Disciplines
    1. Chapter 1: New Creative Writing “Classroom”
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Creating an Early Model of Teaching at The New School
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HISTORY OF ONLINE LEARNING AT THE NEW SCHOOL, 1985-1998
      4. THE TEACHING AND LEARNING WITH TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
      5. FINDINGS FROM THE TELT EXPERIENCE
      6. INTERVIEWS WITH INSTRUCTORS
      7. THE FORMAL ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING OUTCOMES AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: A Kaleidoscope of Variables
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 2: Sciences Disciplines
    1. Chapter 4: From Learning Management System to Internet-Based Research in Mathematics Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. MOTIVATION
      3. INTRODUCTION OF LMS
      4. DATA SOURCE
      5. PRACTICE DEMONSTRATION
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 5: Educating Aviators
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CHALLENGES FOR DISTANCE LEARNING IN AVIATION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 6: The Distance Education Phenomena
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE TRENDS AND TRAJECTORIES: ASSUMPTIONS, EXPECTATIONS AND UNIQUE POSSIBILITIES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 7: Online Delivery of Introductory Economics Content in the United States
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 3: Interdisciplinary-Institutional
    1. Chapter 8: International Distance Education in the Asia Pacific
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. GIFU JR STATION COURSE
      5. ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 9: How Do They Fare?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK: TRANSACTIONAL DISTANCE
      5. A QUASI-EXPERIMENT AT A MODERATELY SELECTIVE COLLEGE
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 10: The Development, Design, and Pedagogical Implications of Blackboard
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RACE AND TECHNOLOGY
      5. LEARNING STYLES
      6. ISSUES WITH DESIGN
      7. PEDAGOGY AND BLACKBOARD
      8. RECOMMENDATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 11: Examining Social Presence Influence on Students' Satisfaction with Online Learning Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 12: Community College Perceptions of Online Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors
  13. Related References