Publisher description for E-learning : concepts and practice / John Gardner, Bryn Holmes.

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E-learning is now an essential component of education. Globalization, the proliferation of information and knowledge available on the Internet and the importance of our knowledge-based economy have added a whole new dimension to teaching and learning. As more teachers and students adopt online learning there is a need for resources that will examine and instruct this field.
Using examples from around the globe, the authors of E-Learning provide an in-depth examination of past and future e-learning approaches, and explore the implications of applying e-learning in practice.
Topic include:

Educational evolution
Enriching the learning experience
Extended learning
Empowering learning
Evolving theories of learning
Emancipatory learning
Creation of ecommunities
This book is essential reading for anyone involved in new technology learning systems, whether expert or new to the area. It will be of particular relevance to those involved in ICT and education modules, and e-learning courses.

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