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Design for E-learning
Design for E-learning
Lori LockyerShirley AgostinhoSue Bennett
BACKGROUND

The rapid and pervasive implementation of e-learning across education sectors has led researchers and practitioners to examine the pedagogical implications for these learning environments. The technologies, and the contexts in which they are used, provide both opportunities and complexities in how teaching and learning might occur.

This complexity and discussion about quality in teaching led to the emergence of a research and development field, known as learning design, concurrent to the developments in e-learning. The field of learning design emerged, in the early 2000s, in an effort to reconceptualise teaching and learning practices to effectively make use of technology and to share those practices in such a way that educators could reuse and/or adapt the ideas of ...

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