Reviews: Online teaching

6 reviews found for "Online teaching"
Book review : Blended learning and online tutoring : planning learner support and activity design (2nd ed.)
This is a book review of Blended learning and online tutoring : planning learner support and activity design (2nd ed.), by Janet MacDonald, published by Gower in 2008, ISBN 9780566088414. It was reviewed by Deborah Lee of Nottingham Trent University on behalf of ESCalate. There are three parts to the book: part I considers how blended learning is currently being deployed in higher education; part II looks at applying blended learning; and part...
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: Collaborative E-Learning in Higher Education: Issues and Strategies
This book documents action research style projects undertaken at the University of Sheffield and reports the outcomes and findings in a clear and structured manner. The projects were undertaken as part of the HEFCE funded Computer Based Collaborative Group Work Project (CBCGWP) based in the Faculty of Education. Helpfully projecting out from an analysis of Sheffield's own development experience the book examines the future of E-learning in HEIs...
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: Reusing online resources: A sustainable approach to e learning
Edited by Dr Allison Littlejohn, this 247-page account of reusable online resources has contributors from a wide variety of backgrounds many of whom are familiar names in e learning. Cost effective investment in e learning is essential if this mode of learning is to be adopted by any institution. This text gives the reader valuable insights into this rapidly developing area of teaching and learning
Book review: Teaching online: a practical guide
This is a book review of Teaching online: a practical guide by Susan Ko and Steve Rossen, published by Routledge in 2010, ISBN 9780415997263. It was reviewed by Stylianos Hatzipanagos of King's College London on behalf of ESCalate. Three quarters of the book are dedicated to course design and development. It starts with an overview of the range of online experiences, the strength of which is the practical examples. It also addresses the...