Evaluating e-Learning

Evaluating e-Learning

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How can novice e-learning researchers and postgraduate learners develop rigorous plans to study the effectiveness of technology-enhanced learning environments? How can practitioners gather and portray evidence of the impact of e-learning? How can the average educator who teaches online, without experience in evaluating emerging technologies, build on what is successful and modify what is not? By unpacking the e-learning lifecycle and focusing on learning, not technology, Evaluating e-Learning attempts to resolve some of the complexity inherent in evaluating the effectiveness of e-learning. The book presents practical advice in the form of an evaluation framework and a scaffolded approach to an e-learning research study, using divide-and-conquer techniques to reduce complexity in both design and delivery. It adapts and builds on familiar research methodology to offer a robust and accessible approach that can ensure effective evaluation of a wide range of innovative initiatives, including those covered in other books in the Connecting with e-Learning series. Readers will find this jargon-free guide is a must-have resource that provides the proper tools for evaluating e-learning practices with ease.Building hypermedia applications:A software development guide.New York: McGrawHill. Hutchings, P.aamp; Shulman, L.S. (1999). ... Retrieved28October 2010, from www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/programmes/jos/workshop_pack _facilitator_v5.pdf Interactive ... Kemmis, S. aamp;McTaggart, R.(2000). Participatory action research.In N.K.Denzin aamp; Y.S. Lincoln(Eds.), Handbook of qualitative research(2nd ed.)anbsp;...

Title:Evaluating e-Learning
Author:Rob Phillips, Carmel McNaught, Gregor Kennedy
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-03-22


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