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Towards the Virtual University : International On-line Learning Perspectives - Nicolae Nistor

Towards the Virtual University

International On-line Learning Perspectives

By: Nicolae Nistor (Editor), Susan English (Editor), Steve Wheeler (Editor), Mihai Jalobeanu (Editor)

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A selection of international perspectives on on-line learning and the virtual university. The essays are divided into three sections: "Overview and Theoretical Background"; "Projects and Tools"; and "Conclusions and Visions".

Forewordp. ix
Five Years of the Romanian Internet Learning Workshop: Building an International Community of Expertsp. 1
Overview and Theoretical Background
The Internet in Education: The Past, the Present and, Hopefully, the Futurep. 23
Learning on the Internet: Some Empirical Researchp. 37
Learning Competence for the Knowledge Societyp. 65
Web-Based Learning and Transactional Distance Theoryp. 87
Changing to Online Learning: A Close-Up View with a Wide-Angle Lensp. 101
Human Behavior in the Online Subculturep. 119
Online Learning and Securityp. 131
Projects and Tools
Scaffolding-by-Design as a Model for Online Learner Supportp. 147
Implementation of Online Learning at the University of Regensburgp. 159
A Didactical Concept for Virtual Seminars at the University of Munichp. 175
Leaving the Ivory Tower: Using the Virtual Classroom to Improve Teacher Trainingp. 187
Foreign Languages: Using the Internet for Teaching and Learning--A Model of In-Class Deliveryp. 199
Using Digital Technologies in Cultural Educationp. 219
Beam Physics Online at the University of Michiganp. 233
Student Knowledge Evaluation in Internet Environmentsp. 243
Web Page Generationp. 253
Conclusions and Visions
The Internet: The Ultimate Resource, or a Source of Frustration?p. 265
Present and Future in Teaching and Learning Science by Information and Communication Technologyp. 279
Author Profilesp. 291
Indexp. 297
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ISBN: 9781931576925
ISBN-10: 1931576920
Series: Perspectives in Instructional Technology & Distance Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 316
Published: 1st January 2003
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.45