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Taking advantage of educational technology

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Educational technology, such as radio, television, and the Internet, can dramatically increase the number of people reached with conservation messages. These media also allow audiences to experience ... More


I'm not giving up! Maintaining motivation in independent language learning

Linda Murphy

in Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083640
eISBN:
9789882209299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083640.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter is related to the impact of affective factors in the independent learning process. It examines the experience of a group of adult distance learners of French, German and Spanish studying ... More


The Application of International Human Rights Law to Mental Disability Law: Specific Contexts

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines four separate substantive issues, leading to a consideration of the intersection between international human rights law and mental disability law through varying perspectives: ... More


Localized, Personalized, and Constructivist: A Space for Online Museum Learning

Ross Parry and Nadia Arbach

in Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores how user-driven software, learner-centered education, and visitor-led museum provision address the challenges of online museum learning. It considers a model of increased ... More


The Protean Nature of Online Education

Judith Bowman

in Online Learning in Music: Foundations, Frameworks, and Practices

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199988174
eISBN:
9780199392919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988174.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter briefly recounts the historical development of distance learning, online learning, and online learning in music. It points out variations in definitions of online education, cites ... More


French Studies at the Open University: Pointers to the Future

Jim Coleman and Elodie Vialleton

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses French Studies at the Open University. There are close to 10,000 language students a year, which translates into over 3,000 full-time equivalent student (FTEs) numbers. In ... More


Teaching epidemiology inside and outside the classroom

J. H. Abramson

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199685004
eISBN:
9780191765315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685004.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

There is no single ideal way to teach epidemiology. Teaching takes place in different situations, and its techniques and content differ. A good teaching programme is one that is geared to its ... More


Opportunities and Challenges of Technologically Enhanced Programmes: Online and Blended Learning at King's College London

Dominique Borel

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes King's College London's online MA/PGDip in French Language and Culture programme. The programme, launched in October 2009, is believed to be the only truly entirely online ... More


Culturetheque: A New Tool for French Culture

Laurence Auer

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.025
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of the digital platform called Culturetheque, launched on 27 May 2010 by the Institut français du Royaume-Uni. Culturetheque offers French culture at home, on ... More


The Last Flicker (Pallam Raju’s Stint)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes how the UPA Government had reached the terminal stage when Pallam Raju assumed charge as Minister, MHRD, and how in spite of heavy odds made the best of a bad job, and ... More


Technological Threat: The Online Revolution

Robert B. Archibald

in The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190251918
eISBN:
9780190251949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251918.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the rapid growth of online education. It evaluates the likelihood that distance learning will break the rise in college cost and disrupt the traditional model of campus-based ... More


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