Encyclopedia of Distance Learning
Date published : 2009
Authors: Rogers, P. L., Berg, G. A., Boettcher, J. V., Howard, C., Justice, L., & Schenk, K. D. (Eds.). ,
The Encyclopedia of Distance Learning, Second Edition encompasses the latest concepts, trends, issues, and technologies in the field of distance learning, providing an audience of practitioners, researchers, educators, and students with a critical mass of knowledge on an emerging and significant educational field of study. Containing over 100 research articles by internationally-renowned professionals, this must-have resource contributes the latest findings and practices in topic areas such as computer-based learning, teaching methodologies, and distance learning programs.
The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:
Blended Learning Environments
Change management in e-learning
Collaborative and cooperative learning
Designing online courses
Distance learning in incarcerated populations
Distance learning instructional design
Distance learning professional associations
Electronic student teaching portfolio
Flexible online learning
Instructional design and technology
Minorities and the online university
Online mental training
Quality standards for quality e-learning
Religion and online learning
Scenario-based instructional design model
Technology-enhanced environments for learning
Patricia L. Rogers, PhD, is currently the interim dean of the College of Health Sciences and Human Ecology and the School of Graduate Studies at Bemidji State University. she was a professor and graduate program coordinator at Bemidji State University in the department of Professional Education.
Gary A. Berg, PhD, is currently director of extended education and distance learning for California State University, Channel Islands. He has worked in higher education for many years as an administrator and was director of extended education at Chapman University.
Judith Boettcher, PhD, is a consultant and author in the areas of designing for learning, faculty development and the future trends of technology in teaching and learning. Dr. Boettcher is also a lecturer at the University of Florida in distance, continuing, and executive education.
Caroline Howard is an author, editor, consultant, and educator. She is an associate professor at Touro University International. Caroline holds an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in management information systems from the University of California, Irvine.
Lorraine Justice, PhD, is currently at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Justice has served in higher education for the past fifteen years, teaching in the areas of industrial design and human computer interface design.
Karen D. Schenk, PhD, is a professor of Information Systems at the University of Redlands, California, and North Carolina State University, teaching courses in information technology and systems design. Her research has focused on distance education, lifelong learning, decision support systems and human-computer interfaces.Cite: Rogers, P. L., Berg, G. A., Boettcher, J. V., Howard, C., Justice, L., & Schenk, K. D. (Eds.). (2009). Encyclopedia of distance learning. IGI Global