Online Learning in Higher Education


Series: Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
BISAC: EDU041000

The aim of this book is to enrich the knowledge of educators, specifically academics in higher education with regard to online learning. The text deals with the creation, development, management and updating of online courses. The book focuses on unraveling the complexities of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and explaining the integration of technology into educational activity to faculty. Based upon both international research literature and studies undertaken by the author, the text is grounded in long-term academic experience in the management of online courses as well as in assisting lecturers with their educational technology problems. This book introduces innovative models that meet the educational needs of active learning, feedback-based learning, online learning (which can completely replace face-to-face learning), computer-assisted assessment, screencast technology, Comprehensive Technology-Based Learning (CTBL) and training to manage online courses.

International research universally points out the advantage of integrating technology into learning. This text presents major terms in educational technology, focusing on original methodologies and models that promote technology-based learning processes. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Learning Management System (LMS)

Chapter 3. Text, Hypertext and Screen Capture

Chapter 4. Integrating Audio into Online Courses

Chapter 5. Video in Online Courses

Chapter 6. CAA – Computer Assisted Assessment

Chapter 7. TBAL: Technology-Based Active Learning

Chapter 8. Feedback-Based Learning (FBL)

Chapter 9. Online Learning – Additional Tools

Chapter 10. Online Learning: A Full Substitute for Face-to-Face Learning

Chapter 11. Comprehensive Technology-Based Learning (CTBL)

Chapter 12. Training for Management of Online Courses (TMOC)

Chapter 13. Summary – Online Learning in Higher Education


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