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International Review of Education

, Volume 64, Issue 2, pp 279–281 | Cite as

Beyond the online course: Leadership perspectives on e-learning

Edited by Anthony A. Piña & Jason B. Huett. Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC, 2016, 421 pp, Perspectives in Instructional Technology and Distance Education series. ISBN 978-1-68123-510-3 (hbk), ISBN 978-1-68123-509-7 (pbk), ISBN 978-1-68123-511-0 (eBook)
  • Elan Paulson
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Whether wished for or not, e-learning is a frequent topic of discussion among today’s 21st-century leaders in higher education. Bringing research into the discussion, Beyond the online course: Leadership perspectives on e-learning is the 12th volume in the Perspectives in Instructional Technology and Distance Education series. Editors Anthony A. Piña and Jason B. Huett assemble a selection of research-based articles that examine key issues that are of significance to leaders and administrators in education.

Piña and Huett explain that the genesis of the volume emerged through their desire to create a reference paralleling an earlier volume in this series, The perfect online course: Best practices for designing and teaching (Orellana et al. 2009),1which they describe as “a comprehensive reference” (xxiii) in e-learning design and instruction. Noticing the wealth of work on e-learning instruction on the one hand, and a paucity on administration and leadership perspectives of online...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Education, Graduate Programs OfficeWestern UniversityLondonCanada

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