Digital learning: the challenges of borderless education

By: Milakovich, Michael E
Contributor(s): Wise, Jean-Marc [Co-author]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cheltenham Edward Elgar Publishing 2019Description: viii, 359 p. Includes bibliographical references and indexISBN: 9781788979450Subject(s): Web-based instruction | Computer - Assisted instruction | Internet in education | Higher Education - Effect of technological innovations | Higher Education - Data processingDDC classification: 371.3344678 Summary: Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are a disruptive force affecting every aspect of human life. The integration of ICTs with the internet has global reach, including into the field of higher education, and this has caused traditional methods to be too slow and too unresponsive for the needs of many aspiring students. With faster lifestyles, borderless online learning is becoming more prevalent at every level of instruction. The quality of education now hinges less on the mode of instruction or the institutional reputation, and more on the commitment of individual administrators and instructors to understand and apply digital learning. Digital Learning reveals the technologies behind successful implementation of online learning and teaching, and introduces the most important concepts and relationships in plain language. Readers are also provided with a glossary of key terms and a selection of resources. Milakovich and Wise have created the essential reference for faculty and administrators interested in developing online courses, students interested in pursuing online degree programs, and faculty interested in converting in-class to online courses. https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/digital-learning-9781788979450.html
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Table of Contents:

Introduction 1
Part I: Digital learning, education, and globalization
1: Internet technology as a global connector
2: Overcoming the digital divide: achieving access, quality, and equality
3: Barriers to innovation
4: The global open educational resource (oer) revolution

Part II: The changing structure of us education
5: Education in the United States: current policy issues
6: Common core, local control, and high-stakes testing
7: Charter schools: Privatization or responsible public policy?
8: Online learning in k-12 schools

Part III: Adoption and transition
9: Technological challenges of online learning
10: Copyright, legal issues, and intellectual property
11: Improving the quality of online programs
12: Interactive learning solutions to improve online education

Part IV: Future breakthroughs in online learning
13: Selecting an online institution
14: Borderless education: exporting knowledge and importing students
15: The future of online learning

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are a disruptive force affecting every aspect of human life. The integration of ICTs with the internet has global reach, including into the field of higher education, and this has caused traditional methods to be too slow and too unresponsive for the needs of many aspiring students. With faster lifestyles, borderless online learning is becoming more prevalent at every level of instruction.
The quality of education now hinges less on the mode of instruction or the institutional reputation, and more on the commitment of individual administrators and instructors to understand and apply digital learning. Digital Learning reveals the technologies behind successful implementation of online learning and teaching, and introduces the most important concepts and relationships in plain language. Readers are also provided with a glossary of key terms and a selection of resources.
Milakovich and Wise have created the essential reference for faculty and administrators interested in developing online courses, students interested in pursuing online degree programs, and faculty interested in converting in-class to online courses.

https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/digital-learning-9781788979450.html

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