Fischler College of Education: Faculty Books and Book Chapters

E-Learning and K-12: An Examination of Governmental Efforts

Title

E-Learning and K-12: An Examination of Governmental Efforts

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Description

The innovations in computer and communications technologies combined with on-going needs to deliver educational programs to students regardless of their physical locations, have lead to the innovation of distance education programs and technologies. To keep up with recent developments in both areas of technologies and techniques related to distance education programs, educators, administrators, and researchers are in constant needs of learning about issues, solutions, and challenges of these technologies.

The Encyclopedia of Distance Learning offers the most comprehensive coverage of the issues, concepts, trends, and technologies of distance learning. Over 400 international contributors from over 35 countries have provided extensive coverage of topics such as workforce training, accessing education, digital divide, and the evolution of distance and online education into a multibillion dollar enterprise. This 4-volume set encyclopedia is edited by leading international experts with multiple years of professional and academic experience in the field. With more than 2,000 terms and definitions and over 6,000 additional references, this authoritative 4-volume encyclopedia is considered the foremost reference source for the latest understanding, discoveries, and research in the field of distance learning. The Encyclopedia of Distance Learning (4 volume set) is an excellent source of comprehensive knowledge and literature on the topic of distance learning programs.

Format

Book Chapter

Book Title

Encyclopedia of Distance Learning

ISBN

9781591405559

Publication Date

4-1-2005

Publisher

Idea Group, Inc.

City

Hershey

First Page

737

Last Page

742

Disciplines

Education

Additional Information

Caroline Howard (HC Consulting, USA), Judith V. Boettcher (Designing for Learning, USA), Lorraine Justice (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong),Karen D. Schenk (K. D. Schenk and Associates Consulting, USA), Patricia L. Rogers (Bemidji State University, USA) and Gary A. Berg (California State University, USA)