Elearning has long been touted as the brave new frontier of education, offering new challenges to teachers, students and, indeed, the whole of the education system. This timely book is the perfect reference for anyone seeking to navigate the myriad of names, concepts and applications associated with this new era of teaching, training and learning. Elearning: The Key Concepts takes you from A to Z through a range of topics, including:
• Course design
• Search engines
• Self-directed learning
• Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs)
Fully cross-referenced, the book also includes a substantial introduction exploring the development of elearning and putting these new challenges in context, and provides extensive suggestions for further reading, making this an invaluable guide to a vital .eld.
Professor Robin Mason is a specialist in the research and practice of online teaching and learning at the Open University.
Dr Frank Rennie is Head of Research and Postgraduate Development at Lews Castle College, the University of Highlands and Islands Millennium Institute.