E-learning is now an essential component of education. 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; and the creation of ecommunities.
Chapter 6: e-Learning Design – Concepts and Considerations
e-Learning Design – Concepts and Considerations
Focusing on approaches that support the development of student thought, this chapter sets out design principles for e-Learning that scaffold students' learning by integrating critical thinking and providing ‘cognitive apprenticeships’. The central theme, as throughout the book, is ...