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Project Management Approaches for Online Learning Design

Book Description

Developments in online learning and its design are areas that continue to grow in order to enhance students' learning environments and experiences. However, in the implementation of new technologies, the importance of properly and fairly overseeing these courses is often undervalued.

Project Management Approaches for Online Learning Design boldly focuses on this unique area of virtual learning by adopting a theoretical point of view and discussing the planning, organizing, securing and managing of resources to bring about the successful completion of online learning goals and objectives. This reference source brings together project management based approaches with an exclusive focus on each online learning design project. 

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Introduction
    1. Chapter 1: Project Management-Based Design for Online Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DIMENSIONS, COMPONENTS, AND CHARACTERISTICS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT-BASED ONLINE LEARNING DESIGN (PMBOLD)
      4. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 2: Communication Management for Online Learning Design
    1. Chapter 2: eLearning Project Management for Innovation Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION: THE ITIN STRUCTURAL CHANGE TO MATCH PROJECT BASED LEARNING
      3. 2. BACKGROUND: TEAM PROJECT-BASED ELEARNING FOR SMALL GROUPS COLLABORATION
      4. 3 TEAMWORK SKILLS AND ASSESSMENT: SMALL-GROUP TEAMWORK PERCEPTIONS
      5. 4 THE CASE STUDIES AT ITIN: METHODOLOGY
      6. 5 DISCUSSION
      7. 6 FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. 7 CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 3: Online Freedom
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROLOGUE FANTASTIC
      4. ODE FOR NIHILISM
      5. BENDERS
      6. DROMENON
      7. EULOGY FOR LIBERTY
      8. LETHE
      9. CHIMERA
      10. LEVIATHAN
      11. EPILOG MUSICAL
    3. Chapter 4: Using an Evolving Electronic Stylebook as a Touchstone for Online Learning Project Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DISCUSSION
      4. THE CONTEXT
      5. THE PEDAGOGICAL STRATEGY
      6. STANDARDS DEFINITIONS
      7. PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. Thanks
      10. APPENDIX 1
      11. APPENDIX 2
      12. APPENDIX 3
  10. Section 3: Implementation Management for Online Learning Design
    1. Chapter 5: Managing and Cultivating Professional Online Learning Communities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DESCRIPTION OF THE STUDY
      5. DATA COLLECTION TOOLS
      6. DATA ANALYSIS PROCESSES
      7. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. APPENDIX 1
      11. APPENDIX 2
    2. Chapter 6: Project Management for a University-Sponsored Online High School
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. URBAN UNIVERSITY OVERVIEW
      3. RESEARCH DESIGN
      4. DISCUSSION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 7: Accessibility Implementation for Disabled Students in PMBOLD Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX A
      9. APPENDIX B
    4. Chapter 8: The “Online Teaching, Design, and Development” Course
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INTERACTIVITY AND THE TIGHT FEEDBACK LOOP
      4. TECHNOLOGIES
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. THANKS
      8. APPENDIX A
      9. APPENDIX B: DRAFT OTDD SYLLABUS
  11. Section 4: Human Resources Management for Online Learning Design
    1. Chapter 9: Training of Avatar Moderator in Sliding Mode Control Environment for Virtual Project Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SLIDING MODE CONTROL ENVIRONMENT FOR AVATAR LIFE
      5. THE PRINCIPLE OF PRACTICAL TENDENCY IN AVATAR TRAINING
      6. EVERYDAY ROUTINE PROBLEMS WHICH SOLUTION INVOLVES KNOWLEDGE IN AVATAR TRAINING PROCESS
      7. THE GOALS OF AVATAR TEACHING WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTEMPORARY CONTENT OF THE PRINCIPLE OF PRACTICAL TENDENCY IN TRAINING
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 10: Using Public Relations Process in Setting up Websites
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
  12. Section 5: Quality Insurance Management for Online Learning Design
    1. Chapter 11: Managing Quality in Online Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. APPENDIX
    2. Chapter 12: Cost Estimation in E-Learning Design Project Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      5. E-LEARNING INSTRUCTION DESIGN
      6. ERRORS THAT MIGHT BE MADE IN E-LEARNING PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      7. ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE FOR E-LEARNING SYSTEMS
      8. FUTURE TRENDS
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 13: Strategic Planning for Online Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
  13. Section 6: Risk Management for Online Learning Design
    1. Chapter 14: Through the Looking Glass to Ourselves
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
      4. FACE-TO-FACE AND ONLINE MULTICULTURAL AND BILINGUAL EDUCATION
      5. WHAT IS SELF-REFLECTIVE E-DIALOGUE AND HOW DO FACULTY MODEL AND FACILITATE IT?
      6. BREAKING THE E-SILENCE
      7. ACTING ON ETHICAL IMPERATIVES
      8. SYSTEMS OF OPPRESSION IN SOCIETY AND PK-12 SCHOOLS
      9. FACULTY HOPE AND POSSIBILITY
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. APPENDIX: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
    2. Chapter 15: Managing the Ecology and Sustainability of Online Learning Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE ONLINE LEARNING ECOSYSTEM
      4. MANAGING THE SUSTAINABILITY OF THE ONLINE LEARNING ECOSYSTEM
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. NOTE
    3. Chapter 16: Managing an E-Marketing Plan for an Online Learning Curriculum
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A REVIEW OF THE E-MARKETING ENVIRONMENT
      4. THE HYPER-SOCIAL
      5. A FULL ENVIRONMENTAL SCAN FOR MARKETING AN ONLINE CURRICULUM
      6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 17: Interface for Interaction and Knowledge Building on the Web
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE START OF A NEW DESIGN OF LEARNING
      4. THE VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
      5. THE VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: THE DATA COLLECTED
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH AREAS
      7. CONCLUSION
  14. Compilation of References
  15. About the Contributors