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Pedagogical Considerations and Opportunities for Teaching and Learning on the Web

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As new and emerging technologies continue to become more familiar to educators and the education system, the vast opportunities for web-based learning has transformed the ideals of the traditional classroom. Pedagogical Considerations and Opportunities for Teaching and Learning on the Web concentrates on theory, application, and the development of web-based technologies for teaching and learning and its influence on the education system. This book would be of particular interest to academics, professionals, and researchers interested in the best practices of virtual learning environments.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. AN OVERVIEW OF THE BOOK
  6. Chapter 1: Learning Languages via Social Networking Sites
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE STUDY
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. APPENDIX
  7. Chapter 2: Assessing Learning with Web 2.0 Tools
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. CONTEXT
    3. 2. ASSESSING LEARNING IN THE SOCIAL WEB: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES
    4. 3. LESSONS LEARNED
    5. 4. DISCUSSION
    6. 5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  8. Chapter 3: Teachers' Experience as Foreign Language Online Learners
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. APPENDIX A
    8. APPENDIX B
    9. APPENDIX C
  9. Chapter 4: A Hybrid Analysis of E-Learning Types and Knowledge Sharing Measurement Indicators
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. INTEGRATED VIEW
    5. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 5: Building a Model for Online Distance Courses through Social Media and Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
    3. PROJECT OBJECTIVES
    4. COURSE OBJECTIVES
    5. TEXTBOOK
    6. ASSESSMENT
    7. SYLLABUS
    8. COURSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
    9. MULTIMEDIA
    10. ORAL PRACTICE
    11. ESSAY WRITING
    12. EMAIL
    13. THE ONLINE CLASSROOM
    14. WORKSHEETS
    15. ORAL CHATROOMS
    16. FACEBOOK
    17. ARTICULATION
    18. ADDITIONAL SURVEY RESULTS
    19. DISCUSSION
    20. CONCLUSION
    21. APPENDIX A
    22. APPENDIX B
  11. Chapter 6: Improving the Perception of Technology-Supported Learning Situations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
  12. Chapter 7: The Application of Affective Computing Technology to E-Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. COGNITIVE BASIS FOR LEARNING
    4. COGNITIVE-AFFECTIVE THEORY
    5. THE ROLE OF AFFECT IN LEARNING
    6. INFERRING THE LEARNER’S AFFECTIVE STATE
    7. THE AFFECTIVE LOOP
    8. AFFECTIVE TUTORING SYSTEMS
    9. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 8: Writing and Culture in CALL
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION: THE IMPORTANCE OF WRITING IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING
    3. THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF LANGUAGE LEARNING: CULTURE
    4. WRITING, CULTURE, AND WEB 2.0: AN INTERESTING COMBINATION
    5. SOME KEY CONCEPTS
    6. THE IDEA FOR OUR PROJECT: WHAT IS AN E-TANDEM EXCHANGE?
    7. THE ACTUAL PROJECT: OVERVIEW AND GOALS
    8. PROJECT OVERVIEW: WHO, WHERE, WHAT, HOW
    9. THE ACTUAL EMAIL EXCHANGE
    10. PROPOSED EMAIL DISCUSSION TOPICS
    11. THE JOINT ESSAY: WRITING TOGETHER COLLABORATIVELY
    12. THE LEARNING JOURNAL: REFLECTIONS AND SELF-ASSESSMENT
    13. FINAL REMARKS
    14. APPENDIX: GENERAL GUIDELINES
  14. Chapter 9: E-Learning Readiness and the Effects of Organizational Culture
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. 3. RESEARCH CONCEPTUAL MODEL
    5. 4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    6. 5. DATA ANALYSIS
    7. 6. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 10: A Software Platform for Enhancing Integrity in Online Testing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
    3. WEB-BASED E-LEARNING SUPPORT SYSTEMS
    4. ACADEMIC DISHONESTY IN THE DIGITAL AGE: E-CHEATING
    5. THE MERITS OF PROCTORED VENUES
    6. AN ELECTRONIC TEST ADMINISTRATION PLATFORM: ETAP
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 11: Online Courses and the Job Satisfaction of University Professors
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    5. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 12: The Agile Hour in a Virtual World
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LEARNING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD
    4. IDENTIFYING THE ISSUES
    5. VIRTUAL WORLDS IN THE COMPUTING DOMAIN
    6. AGILE METHODS IN VIRTUAL WORLDS
    7. THE AGILE WORKSHOP
    8. TAKING A DESIGN-BASED APPROACH
    9. TOOL EVALUATION
    10. THEORIES AND FRAMEWORKS
    11. DESIGN AND ASSEMBLY
    12. DESIGNING THE VIRTUAL SPACE
    13. EXPERIMENTATION
    14. CONCLUSION
    15. FUTURE RESEARCH
  18. Chapter 13: The Role of Strategic Management Simulation as a Tool for Teamwork KSA Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. ‘VIRTUAL LEARNING-BY-DOING’ USING STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT SIMULATIONS
    4. 3. METHODS
    5. 4. RESULTS
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 14: Environmental Science Education in the 21st Century
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TAKING A CHANCE
    4. AN ONLINE REAL-WORLD RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    5. BENEFITS AND SUCCESS OF THE CHANCE RESEARCH MODULES
    6. THE ADOPTION OF THE CHANCE RESEARCH MODULES
    7. CONCLUSION
  20. Compilation of References
  21. About the Contributors
  22. RELATED REFERENCES