"A one-stop knowledge resources, Emerging Technologies in Distance Education showcases the international work of research scholars and innovative distance education practitioners who use emerging interactive technologies for teaching and learning at a distance ... This widely anticipated book harnesses the dispersed knowledge of international experts who highlight pedagogical, organizational, cultural, social, and economic factors that influence the adoption and integration of emerging technologies in distance education. The volume provides expert advice on how educators can launch effective and engaging distance education initiatives in response to technological advancements, changing mindsets, and economic and organizational pressures. Emerging Technologies in Distance Education goes beyond the hype surrounding Web 2.0 technologies and confronts the important issues that researchers and educators need to consider to enhance educationa practice"--Jacket.Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also available in electronic format.