Product Description from the publishers
Rethinking pedagogy for a digital age, designing and delivering e-learning, edited by Helen Beetham and Rhona Sharp
Incorporating a variety of contexts – face-to-face, self-directed, blended and distance learning modes – this book examines different perspectives on effectively designing and delivering learning activities to ensure that future development is pedagogically sound, learner focused and accessible. It considers key topics including:
specific activities for achieving learning outcomes
classifies and clarifies technologies’ uses for learning and role in educational design
current systems and future developments
learners’ competencies and approaches
designing for mobile technologies
sustainability, organisational barriers and learning communities.
Illustrated by case studies from the disciplines and with a helpful appendix of tools and resources for researchers, practitioners and teachers, this book is an essential guide to effective design and implementation of sound e-learning activities.
About the Author
Helen Beetham is an independent consultant in eLearning, working for the Joint Information Systems Committee’s (UK) eLearning and Pedagogy programme.
Rhona Sharpe is a staff and educational developer in the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development (OCSLD) and a member of the Centre for eLearning team at Oxford Brookes University, UK.