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Telematics in Education : Trends and Issues - Michelle Selinger

Telematics in Education

Trends and Issues

By: Michelle Selinger (Editor), J. Pearson (Editor)


Published: 17th December 1999
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Telematics in Education provides readers with an exciting examination of the use of computer based communication technologies within education. Discussion ranges from whether new forms of teaching and learning involving telematics can replace existing methods, to how far collaborative learning can take place through telematics.

The authors consider the possible implications for psychological and organisational issues in education and how an increased use of telematics could radically alter the relationship between education and society.

...This volume would be particularly useful to educators in long distance learning, the sociology of education, and educational technology. Reference & Research Book News

Notes on Contributorsp. vii
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xii
Problematics in telematicsp. 1
Linking different types of knowledge in professional education and training: The potential of electronic communicationp. 15
Pedagogic roles and dynamics in telematics environmentsp. 32
The ideological consequences of technology and education: The case for critical pedagogyp. 51
Pedagogical foundations of open learning environmentsp. 76
Techniques for analysing online interactionp. 88
Firmer links between telematics, multiculturalism and foreign language learning methodologyp. 105
Different roles the Web can playp. 119
Implementing the Internet in schools: A case study of Northern Irelandp. 130
Urban cyberspace initiatives: Applying social constructionism theory to design, pedagogy, technology and sustainability in urban centersp. 145
Desktop video-conferencing: telematic learningp. 167
The future of learning in virtual reality environmentsp. 178
Author Indexp. 191
Subject Indexp. 193
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ISBN: 9780080427881
ISBN-10: 008042788X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 17th December 1999
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.48