A Guide To Authentic E-learning.

A Guide To Authentic E-learning

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 041599800x
  • ISBN 13: 9780415998000


Part of the groundbreaking connecting with e-Learning series, A guide to Authentic e-Learning provides effective, practical examples to engage learners with authentic tasks in online settings. As technology continues to open up possibilities for innovative and effective teaching and learning opportunities, students and teachers are no longer content to accept lecture and text dominated classroom pedagogies that rely on information delivery and little else. Situated and constructivist theories advocate that learning is best achieved in circumstances resembling the real-life application of knowledge. While there are multiple learning design models that share similar foundations, authentic e-learning tasks go beyond process to become complex, sustained activities that draw on realistic situations to produce important higher-order outcomes.

A Guide to Authentic e-Learning:

develops the conceptual framework for authentic learning tasks in online environments.

Provides practical guidance on design, implementation, and evaluation of authentic e-learning tasks.

Includes case studies and examples of outcomes of using authentic e-learning tasks.

Outlines the principles that guide the development of effective e-learning environments based upon authentic tasks.

Written for Further and Higher Education professionals who teach online, A Guide to Authentic e-Learning offers concrete guidelines and examples for developing and implementing authentic e-learning tasks in ways that challenge students to maximize their learning. This essential book provides effective strategies for engaging learners with authentic tasks in online learning settings that can be implemented across manydisciplines.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Format: Paperback
  • Edition: 1
  • Dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)
  • Pages: 232
  • Date Published: 2009
  • Authors: Jan Herrington, Thomas Reeves, Ron Oliver