Reviews: Online learning

4 reviews found for "Online learning"
Book review : Digital literacies : social learning and classroom practices
This is a book review of Digital literacies : social learning and classroom practices edited by Victoria Carrington and Muriel Robinson, published by Sage in 2009, ISBN 9781847870384. It was reviewed by Robert Munro of the University of Strathclyde, on behalf of ESCalate. This book deals with the issues and tensions facing the successful integration of new ICT developments into schools. Various authors analyse the rapid growth and dissemination...
Book Review: E-tivities: The Key to Active On-line Learning
In this book the author, who is a tutor in on-line learning at the Open University, uses her extensive practical experience to answer the questions: How can we personalise and customise learning on-line and yet make it both efficient and effective? How can we stimulate achievable, worthwhile on-line learning? She does this with reference to what she has called 'e-tivities', which are frameworks for a whole variety of on-line activities that...
Book Review: Learning Online: A Guide to Success in the Virtual Classroom
The number of online courses now available through universities and colleges around the world has increased dramatically in the past five years and Learning Online is a timely study guide for the intended readership, namely the adult learner and in particular the adult returner to education. Anyone considering continuing his or her studies online would do well to consider the issues addressed in this book and make careful note of the hints and...
Book Review: Supporting Students in Online, Open and Distance Learning (Second Edition)
The book is essentially a collection of very practical resources to what is widely defined as 'complete a spectrum of activities as possible, from the organising and management of student support including staff development through to direct interaction with students as advisors, mentor and other roles'. The audience is intended as all those who are involved in or who are planning to be involved in supporting students in this field, although the...