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Education in Cyberspace - Sian Bayne

Education in Cyberspace

By: Sian Bayne (Editor), Ray Land (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 7th October 2004
ISBN: 9780415328821
Number Of Pages: 184

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The use of online learning environments is now widespread, and there is a wealth of literature providing practical advice on how to teach online, develop courses and ensure effective pedagogical practice.

What has been frequently overlooked is the insight offered by cyberspace theory, which considers broader social, cultural and theoretical contexts within which new technologies and learning models are situated.

This book provides a fresh perspective on current thinking in e-learning. It challenges orthodox assumptions about the role of technology in the teaching and learning of the future, and explores more varied and wider-reaching conceptual frameworks for learning in cyberspace.

Featuring the contributions of respected and experienced experts with a wide range of perspectives, Education in Cyberspace will be valued by anyone closely involved in the theory of e-learning and education.

Introductionp. 1
New technologies, new identities : the university in the informational agep. 11
Deceit, desire and control : the identities of learners and teachers in cyberspacep. 26
Ambulating with mega-fauna : a scholarly reflection on Walking with beastsp. 45
History in the digital domainp. 55
Metadata vs. educational culture : roles, power and standardisationp. 72
Words, bridges and dialogue : issues of audience and addressivity in online communicationp. 91
Nobody knows you're a dog : what amounts to context in networked learning?p. 105
Learning from cyberspacep. 117
Towards highly communicative e-learning communities : developing a socio-cultural framework for cognitive changep. 130
Embodiment and risk in cyberspace educationp. 149
Screen or monitor? : issues of surveillance and disciplinary power in online learning environmentsp. 165
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ISBN: 9780415328821
ISBN-10: 0415328829
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 7th October 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.26  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1