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E-Learning 2.0 Technologies and Web Applications in Higher Education

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Once considered the traditional approach to education, brick and mortar institutions are no longer the norm due to e-learning technologies. Populations are turning into ubiquitous human beings, and educational practices are reflecting this change. E-Learning 2.0 Technologies and Web Applications in Higher Education compiles the latest empirical research findings in the area of e-learning and knowledge management technologies assessment. Highlighting specific comparisons and practices of e-m-learning and knowledge management technologies, this book is an essential guide for professionals and academics who want to improve their understanding of the strategic role of e-learning at different levels of the information and knowledge society.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: E-Learning and Web 2.0
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LEARNING THEORIES
    4. E-LEARNING
    5. APPROACHES OF E-LEARNING
    6. WEB TECHNOLOGY AND E-LEARNING
    7. WEB 2.0
    8. WEB 2.0 TOOLS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
    9. CONCLUSION
  9. Chapter 2: Effective E-Learning Strategies for a Borderless World
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. STRATEGIES FOR INSTRUCTING AND LEARNING
    5. E-LEARNING IN CORPORATE ORGANIZATIONS
    6. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN TODAY’S ORGANIZATION
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 3: Librarian without Building in an E-Learning Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    4. BACKGROUND
    5. SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING
    6. ASYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING
    7. E-LEARNING TOOLS
    8. ADVANTAGES OF E-LEARNING
    9. PROBLEMS OF E-LEARNING
    10. CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN E-LEARNING AND WHAT IT AFFORDS
    11. CONCEPT OF LIBRARIAN WITHOUT BUILDING
    12. CHARACTERISTICS AND SKILLS OF LIBRARIAN WITHOUT BUILDING IN AN E- LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
    13. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
    14. METHODOLOGY
    15. DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS
    16. RECOMMENDATIONS
    17. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    18. CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 4: The Impact of Combining Video Podcasting and Lectures on Students’ Assimilation of Additional Knowledge
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION
    4. PODCASTING: DEFINITION AND SIGNIFICANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION
    5. METHOD
    6. RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION, LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  12. Chapter 5: Higher Education and Web 2.0
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WEB 2.0 IN EDUCATION
    4. THE PRACTICE AND THE BEST PRACTICES OF EDUCATIONAL WEB 2.0: YOUTUBE, WIKIS AND TWITTER
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 6: Online Learning Communities
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PART 1: FROM THE INFORMATION SOCIETY TO KNOWLEDGE SOCIETIES
    4. PART 2: TOWARDS NEW MODALITIES OF MEDIATION
    5. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 7: Social Media Tools in Initial Teacher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CURRENT APPROACHES TO SOCIAL MEDIA
    4. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS
    5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  15. Chapter 8: An E-Portfolio to Support E-Learning 2.0
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE E-LEARNING 2.0
    4. THE EPORTFOLIO
    5. EPORTFOLIO AND STUDENTS' E-LEARNING 2.0
    6. ADJUSTING THE EPORTFOLIO'S STRUCTURE
    7. ARE EPORTFOLIOS STILL RELEVANT FOR STUDENTS ?
    8. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 9: Using an Audiovisual Case Methodology to Develop Critical Thinking Competence in Distance E-Learning Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. 1. EUROPEAN HIGHER EDUCATION AREA (EHEA)
    4. 2. THE OPEN UNIVERSITY OF CATALONIA: EHEA ADOPTATION
    5. 3. THE CRITICAL THINKING COMPETENCE
    6. 4. THE TEACHING INNOVATION PROJECT
    7. 5. FIRST EVIDENCES
    8. 6. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    9. 7. RESEARCH LIMITATIONS
  17. Chapter 10: Affect Recognition for Web 2.0 Intelligent E-Tutoring Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 11: E-Learning in Higher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
    4. RESEARCH MODEL AND HYPOTHESES
    5. RESEARCH METHOD
    6. DATA ANALYSIS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. APPENDIX: QUESTIONNAIRE ON THE EXPERIENCE FEEDBACK OF THE LEARNERS
  19. Chapter 12: Some Cultural Issues in the Adoption of E-Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORICAL BACKGROUND
    4. METHODOLIGICAL PROCEDURES
    5. CONCLUSION
  20. Chapter 13: Pre-Service Teachers’ Perspectives and Practices in Utilizing Ubiquitous Technologies for Academic-Oriented Learning and Knowledge Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    4. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 14: Effective Implementation of an Interuniversity E-Learning Initiative
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. E-LEARNING: CONCEPT, PROCESS MANAGEMENT AND EFFECTIVINESS
    4. THE CONTEXT: INTERUNIVERSITY VIRTUAL CAMPUS
    5. THE PROJECT
    6. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 15: Problem with Multi-Video Format M-Learning Applications
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 2. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. M-LEARNING AS A DOMAIN REQUIREMENT
    4. 3. CASE STUDY: CONTENT AGGREGATION FOR UCT M-LEARNING
    5. 4. BROWSER WAR
    6. 5. DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
    7. 6. IMPLEMENTATION TECHNOLOGIES
    8. 7. DEPLOYMENT
    9. 8. DISCUSSIONS AND RESEARCH CHALLENGES
    10. 9. CONCLUSION
  23. Compilation of References
  24. About the Contributors
  25. Conclusion