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Curriculum, Learning, and Teaching Advancements in Online Education

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Although web-based technologies have greatly influenced our society, only recently has its impact affected educational practices. Curriculum, Learning, and Teaching Advancements in Online Education highlights the models and frameworks that have been effective in the development of online education into the classroom. By bringing together knowledge and experience, this book allows educational technologies to be evaluated in a more dynamic context. It is suitable for teachers, researchers, and academic experts interested in rethinking the fundamental processes of teaching and learning.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. Associate Editors
    3. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
  6. Section 1: Research and Practice Trends of Web 2.0 as a Supporting Tool in Education
    1. Chapter 1: Dialogues and Perception of Intersubjectivity in a Small Group
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. EPISTEMOLOGY FOR KNOWLEDGE-BUILDING THROUGH AN ONLINE DISCOURSE PROCESS
      5. POLYPHONY FOR PERCEPTION OF INTERSUBJECTIVITY WITHIN AN ONLINE DISCOURSE PROCESS
      6. METHODOLOGY
      7. RESEARCH SETTING
      8. GROUP SAMPLING
      9. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND PROCEDURE
      10. DATA COLLECTION AND CODING SCHEMA
      11. DATA ANALYSIS ELUCIDATING THE ROLE OF PRIOR KNOWLEDGE IN 13 DIALOGUES AND THEIR LENGTH
      12. IDENTIFYING THE ROLE OF QOC IN 13 DIALOGUES AND THEIR LENGTH
      13. NEGOTIATING INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND SELECTING A RESEARCH TOPIC INVOLVING LIFE EXPERIENCES
      14. DIALOGICAL SELF SOCIALLY CONSTRUCT KNOWLEDGE AND SET THE SELF POSITION TO SOLVE THEIR OWN PROBLEMS FOLLOWING TEACHER REVIEW AND FEEDBACK.
      15. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION RESULTS
      16. DISCUSSION
      17. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Podcasts as Learner-Created Content in Higher Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION AND PREVIOUS RESEARCH ON THE USE OF PODCASTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
      3. AIM OF THE STUDY
      4. DESIGN OF THE STUDY
      5. DATA, METHODS, AND VALIDITY
      6. RESULTS
      7. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION
    3. Chapter 3: Investigating Adolescent Bloggers from the Perspective of Creative Subculture
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 3. METHOGOLOGY
      5. 4. DATA ANALYSIS
      6. 5. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: The Integration of Web2Quest Technology into Multicultural Curriculum in Teacher Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CURRICULUM AND CRITICAL PEDAGOGY IN MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION
      4. IMPLICATIONS OF MULTICULTURAL CURRICULUM REFORM THROUGH WEB2QUESTS
      5. INCORPORATING WEB2QUEST INTO MULTICULTURAL CURRICULUM
      6. METHODOLOGY OF STUDY
      7. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS
      8. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: Discovering the Life Stories of Modern Hakka Mothers in a Classroom
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COURSE DESIGN AND PROCEDURE A CONCEPTUAL MODEL FOR COLLECTING LIFE STORIES
      4. COURSE DESIGN AND PROCEDURE
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
  7. Section 2: Online Course Design and Pedagogy and its Impact on Education
    1. Chapter 6: The Reality of Virtual Reality
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PREVIOUS RESEARCH
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 7: Online Faculty and Adjuncts
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 8: Structuring CSCL through Collaborative Techniques and Scripts
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. STRUCTURING ACTIVITIES AT MACRO DESIGN LEVEL: THE ITALIAN LINE OF RESEARCH
      4. STRUCTURING ACTIVITIES AT MICRO DESIGN LEVEL: THE GERMAN LINE OF RESEARCH
      5. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 9: An Exploratory Study of Student Self-Assessment in an Online Learning Context
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHOD
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
      6. REFLECTION OF THE TEACHER RESEARCHER
    5. Chapter 10: Application of Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis and Optimisation Methods in Evaluation of Quality of Learning Objects
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM AND RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      4. LITERATURE ANALYSIS
      5. RESEARCH RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. Chapter 11: Pictorial Pedagogy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE NATURE OF PICTURES
      4. PICTURE PEDAGOGY
      5. COLLECTING, STORING AND MANAGING PICTURES
      6. CASE STUDY: THE GEOGRAPH PROJECT
      7. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 12: Personality Scales and Learning Styles
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ANALYSIS OF PERSONALITY AND LEARNING SCALE - THE MYER-BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR (MBTI)
      4. THE THEORY OF MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES (MI)
      5. FELDER-SILVERMAN LEARNING STYLE MODEL (FSLSM)
      6. OTHER RELEVANT LEARNING THEORIES – FIVE FACTOR MODEL (FFM) AND KOLB’S EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING THEORY
      7. KOLB’S LEARNING STYLE
      8. DEVELOPING ADAPTIVE COURSES THROUGH WEB BASED LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS (WBLE)
      9. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 13: “Stay Out of the Way! My Kid is Video Blogging Through a Phone!”
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 14: Reflecting on Portfolio Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
      4. METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
      7. APPENDIX
  8. Section 3: Applications of Technologies in Education
    1. Chapter 15: A Comparison of Student and Instructor Preferences for Design and Pedagogy Features in Postsecondary Online Courses
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PURPOSE OF STUDY
      4. RESEARCH QUESTIONS
      5. RESEARCH PROCEDURES
      6. ANALYSIS PROCEDURES
      7. RESULTS
      8. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTED RESEARCH
      9. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    2. Chapter 16: Videogame Performance (Not Always) Requires Intelligence
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHOD
      4. MEASURES
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
    3. Chapter 17: A Study of the Relationship between Gender and Online Social Presence
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SOCIAL PRESENCE
      4. CMC & GENDER
      5. METHOD
      6. RESULTS
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 18: Technology Capacity Building for Preservice Teachers through Methods Courses
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: THE NEED FOR TECHNOLOGY PROFICIENCY
      4. ISSUE: INADEQUATE DEVELOPMENT OF PRESERVICE TEACHERS’ TECHNOLOGY PROFICIENCY
      5. SOLUTION AND RECOMMENDATION: THE ROLE OF METHODS COURSES
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 19: The Relationship between Student Learning Styles and Motivation during Educational Video Game Play
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CHALLENGES IN MOTIVATING AND ENGAGING TODAYS STUDENTS
      3. EDUCATIONAL VIDEO GAME RESEARCH
      4. WHY EDUCATIONAL VIDEO GAMES?
      5. LEARNING AND MOTIVATION
      6. COGNITIVE LEARNING STYLES
      7. PARTICIPANTS
      8. INSTRUMENTS
      9. RESULTS
      10. FUTURE RECOMMENDATIONS
  9. Compilation of References
  10. About the Contributors