This book summarizes theoretical studies and practical solutions for engineers, educational professionals, and graduate students in the research areas of e-learning, distance education, and instructional designs. Readers will find solutions and research directions in this interesting book. 2007.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the concepts and realities in the field of virtual communities and technologies. Entries authored by over 140 leading researchers from more than 25 countries, presenting an in-depth analysis of the conceptual and technical impacts of virtual environments in our global village. Includes over 830 terms and more than 2,250 references to published works on virtual communities. 2006.
This comprehensive survey of press and electronic media now covers nearly 200 countries. Arranged alphabetically by country, entries begin with an overview of the background, economic framework and general characteristics of each country's press. Entries then cover the number and type of media, press laws, censorship issues, state-press relations, news agencies, electronic news media, education and training in journalism and much more. 2003.
A handbook on collaborative teaching methods for grades 7-12. Discusses concept of collaboration, its benefits, variations in practice, presents a template for use. Includes collaborative teaching units for grades 7-12. (2004)
A handbook on collaborative teaching methods for grades K-6. Discusses concept of collaboration, its benefits, variations in practice, presents a template for use. Includes collaborative teaching units for grades K-6. (2004)
A concise and easily digestible introduction to a range of international, digital library-related developments for graduate and undergraduate students in Library Science, Information Science or Computer Science (and related) programs around the world, as well as information professionals working in libraries and information units who wish to update their knowledge in this rapidly developing field. (2005)
"These contributions to a conference held in Geneva in 2003 focus on the very latest approaches to "e-Learning." The power and enormous diversity of this medium become apparent as experts from all over the world compare notes and raise a whole new range of issues. The reader can examine the presentations of the various practitioners or go straight to the discussions at the end for insight into what the future holds for teachers and students alike." (2006)
A guide to the selection of books for children. Part 1 applies reading development theories of the 20th and 21st century to the selection of specific books and covers the characteristics of the various genres of children's literature, including classics and award winners. Includes books for special situations and electronic formats. Part 2 provides ideas for book promotion and covers selecting books for children from ethnic groups communities, books for fathers and sons, etc. (2004)
An introduction to the field of information science text that covers the most recent changes to affect the profession, including the Internet and its role in information science and librarianship. Of academic and professional interest. (3rd ed., 2004)
A handbook that describes a specific collaborative process for library media specialist and classroom teacher to use in planning teaching units. Written for K-12 educators. Also provides suggested book lists, web sites, and professional resources. (2nd ed., 2004)
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