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Distance Learning

Author : Marcia L. Williams
ISBN : 0761914420
Genre : Education
File Size : 36. 65 MB
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Distance Learning is an ideal introduction to the world of new educational technologies. Filled with case studies, and built on an intuitive set of `How Do I ...' questions, it provides a strong foundation for teachers who need to know more about open and distance learning, across any academic discipline.

Distance Learning

Author : Kenneth Paprock
ISBN : 1452229147
Genre : Distance education
File Size : 63. 13 MB
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'Distance Learning' provides a clear commentary on the basic issues surrounding distance learning and answers many of the key questions at the heart of the new eduational technologies. Case studies are given throughout.

Essential Guide To Online Learning

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ISBN : 0985586710
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Whether you are a seasoned online student or are new to the online environment, the expert advice in The Essential Guide to Online Learning will help you become a more effective online learner. While enrollments in online programs continue to grow rapidly, many students have persistent questions about how to make the most of their academic experience. Written in an approachable style, The Essential Guide to Online Learning provides answers to these questions and more: • How do I learn best in an online environment? • How can I get the most out of my limited time to get it all done? • How can I stay motivated and create a productive study environment? • What do I need to know about technology to be an effective online student? • What are the most common components of online courses? • How can I communicate effectively in the online classroom? • How can I collaborate online in order to complete group work? • How can I build writing and communication skills and learn the basics of creating a successful scholarly paper? This useful text makes the ever-changing world of online education manageable. The Essential Guide to Online Learning is filled with practical tips you can implement right away. Whatever you encounter in your online endeavor, The Essential Guide to Online Learning can help you meet it with success!

Technology E Learning And Distance Education

Author : A. W. Bates
ISBN : 0415284376
Genre : Education
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This book is an essential guide to the use of technology in flexible and distance learning. The author argues that technology is not inherently good or bad for teaching - it's the way it is used that matters. This update of the highly-successful first edition: Provides criteria and guidelines for the design and delivery of effective teaching, using modern learning technologies Pays particular attention to the use of the Internet for distance and flexible education Looks at the design and use of emerging technologies such as web-based video-conferencing and speech recognition Emphasises organizational and management issues and how these influence the effective use of technology Pays particular attention to the integration of online teaching with campus-based face-to-face teaching. The book's focus on basic principles and general guidelines means that it applies to whatever technologies emerge in the future. It is essential reading not just for those specialising in flexible and distance learning and distance education, but anyone concerned with the integration of technology with teaching.

Essential Guide To Educational Supervision In Postgraduate Medical Education

Author : Nicola Cooper
ISBN : 1444311638
Genre : Medical
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The world of postgraduate medical education is changing, and educational supervisors need the knowledge and skills to be able to do their job effectively. Many of those who want to do this job well feel unprepared for the task. Essential Guide to Educational Supervision is a handbook for educational supervisors everywhere. The topics covered are generic to medical education, whatever the specialty. Although the focus is on postgraduate medical education, many of the topics in this book are also applicable to undergraduates. Essential Guide to Educational Supervision is written for: Consultants and General Practitioners who work with trainees Educational supervisors People who organise postgraduate training programmes Written by experts in their field, each chapter gives an overview of key topics in educational supervision with references and further resources. The book provides evidence and theory when applicable, but is deliberately practical, with case studies and tips for good practice as well.

The Essential Guide To Construction Management Building Engineering

Author : John Michael Kirby
ISBN : 9788415613633
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 76. 80 MB
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“This book looks to cover the differences the new professional will encounter as he takes on his new position overseas”. The book not only covers the basic technical translations of the items likely to be encountered during your work, but also covers what I would call the “unspoken word” These are cultural differences, such as technical phrases, modern work concepts terminology, standard practices. The book takes the student through all stages of construction and explains in detail the principal phases that the student is expected to understand & know in the new Hi tech and fast changing environment. It will be a good reference book which will enable the student to rapidly adapt to their new environment by helping them understand the basic principles, working practices, descriptions etc which some countries will take for granted. A great aid for the aspiring foreign professional, I only wish it was available when I first came to Spain some 23 years ago! Peter Wilkey FCIOB CIOB Ambassador for Spain & Gibraltar … Este excelente libro es una guía fundamental para los arquitectos españoles u otros profesionales que quieran conocer o desarrollar su labor en un entorno anglosajón… Luis M. Sendra Mengual, Presidente (CTAV) Colegio Territorial de Arquitectos de Valencia … La vocación de internacionalización se ha convertido ahora en una exigencia que debemos atender… este libro es un importante primer paso… Rafael Sánchez Grandía, Director ESTIE UPV … Una herramienta útil y una guía eficaz para el profesional de la construcción… José Ramón Roca Rivera, Presidente del Colegio de Aparejadores, Arquitectos Técnicos e Ingenieros de Edificación de Valencia.

International Handbook Of E Learning Volume 1

Author : Badrul H. Khan
ISBN : 9781317643661
Genre : Education
File Size : 59. 56 MB
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The International Handbook of e-Learning, Volume 1 provides a comprehensive compendium of research and theory in all aspects of e-learning, one of the most significant ongoing global developments in the entire field of education. Covering history, design models, instructional strategies, best practices, competencies, evaluation, assessment, and more, these twenty-seven contributions tackle the tremendous potential and flexibility inherent to this rapidly growing new paradigm. Past and present empirical research frames each chapter, while future research needs are discussed in relation to both confirmed practice and recent changes in the field. The book will be of interest to anyone seeking to create and sustain meaningful, supportive learning environments within today’s anytime, anywhere framework, from teachers, administrators, and policy makers to corporate and government trainers.

How To Manage Your Distance And Open Learning Course

Author : Lucinda Becker
ISBN : 9780230801912
Genre : Education
File Size : 26. 2 MB
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This book is an essential guide to all aspects of open and distance learning, covering how to choose a course, how to manage the routine aspects of studying and how to make the most of the learning opportunities, skills development and career advancement that can arise from your course. Key areas include time management, flexible learning techniques, assessment, finance, problem solving and dovetailing your course with domestic and professional commitments. The guidance is always practical and the tone is positive.

Your Undergraduate Dissertation

Author : Nicholas Walliman
ISBN : 9781446287071
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 58. 19 MB
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'This is a refreshing and inspiring book, of equal value to both the anxious and the ambitious student' - Lucinda Becker, Department of English Literature, University of Reading In the second edition of this best-selling guide, Nicholas Walliman provides expert, step-by-step advice on managing and developing a successful undergraduate project. This book takes you through each stage of your dissertation, answering questions including: How do I choose an appropriate topic for my dissertation? How do I write a research proposal? What's a literature review, how do I conduct it and how do I write it up? How can I ensure I'm an ethical researcher? What methods of data collection are appropriate for my research question? Once I have collected my data, what do I do? What's the best structure for my dissertation? Full of examples from real student projects, interdisciplinary case studies and illustrated with cartoons to make you smile along the way, this book will tell you all you need to know to write a brilliant dissertation.

The Ultimate Guide To Excellent Teaching And Training

Author : Dr. Jeffrey C. Fox
ISBN : 9781503577695
Genre : Education
File Size : 50. 13 MB
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This book is for anyone interested or involved in teaching, training, or instructing, whether you are just getting into the field or thinking about it or you have been teaching for decades. It is for those who administer teaching, training, or instructing. The book was written for academics and those who teach in academies and other professional adult learning environments. The book’s contents are applicable to all types of colleges, be they community colleges, four-year colleges, or universities, both private and public, for-profit or nonprofit. Most professional practitioner-type instructors go through some sort of instructor school, teachers earn degrees in teaching, but many who teach or instruct are never trained or taught how to teach or train. Few professors are taught how to teach. They have been taught, so this is where they often draw their own teaching styles. Regardless of where you teach, train, or instruct, this book and its contents are for you. The book goes into great detail regarding face-to-face classes as well as online and other delivery methods. The lessons found in this book can be applied to new students, undergraduate, or graduate students. The lessons apply equally to basic, in-service, and specialized training. My hope is that no matter how great of an instructor you are, you will find many new nuggets of information that will add to your teaching toolbox. One of my goals in life is to leave a positive lasting impact. I want to help students and other instructors recognize and reach their full potential. I want you to be the best instructor you can be. I strongly believe we impact people all the time whether we know it or not. You can and will make a big difference in your students’ lives.

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