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© 2018

Web-Based Learning

Design, Implementation and Evaluation

Textbook

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Introduction to Online Learning, Communities, and Instructional Design

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, Karen L. Rasmussen, Patrick R. Lowenthal
      Pages 3-41
    3. Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, Karen L. Rasmussen, Patrick R. Lowenthal
      Pages 43-79
  3. The WBID Model for Creating an Online Community of Learners

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, Karen L. Rasmussen, Patrick R. Lowenthal
      Pages 83-116
    3. Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, Karen L. Rasmussen, Patrick R. Lowenthal
      Pages 117-139
    4. Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, Karen L. Rasmussen, Patrick R. Lowenthal
      Pages 141-182
    5. Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, Karen L. Rasmussen, Patrick R. Lowenthal
      Pages 183-213
    6. Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, Karen L. Rasmussen, Patrick R. Lowenthal
      Pages 215-257
    7. Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, Karen L. Rasmussen, Patrick R. Lowenthal
      Pages 259-290
  4. Implementation and Evaluation of Online Instruction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 291-291
    2. Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, Karen L. Rasmussen, Patrick R. Lowenthal
      Pages 293-326
    3. Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, Karen L. Rasmussen, Patrick R. Lowenthal
      Pages 327-352
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 353-387

About this book

Introduction

This second edition is a practical, easy-to-read resource on web-based learning. The book ably and clearly equips readers with strategies for designing effective online courses, creating communities of web-based learners, and implementing and evaluating based on an instructional design framework. Case example, case studies, and discussion questions extend readers skills, inspire discussion, and encourage readers to explore the trends and issues related to online instructional design and delivery.

Keywords

Online Instruction Web-based learning Concurrent design Formative and summative evaluation Instructional implementation Educational technology Learning management systems

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Counseling and Instructional ScienceUniversity of South AlabamaMobileUSA
  2. 2.Division of Research and Strategic InnovationUniversity of West FloridaPensacolaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Educational TechnologyBoise State UniversityBoiseUSA

About the authors

Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers is a professor in the Instructional Design and Development (IDD) program at the University of South Alabama. She serves as the Foundations Area Program Coordinator in her department, Counseling and Instructional Sciences. She developed two graduate certificate programs: Human Performance Improvement and Instructional Design and Development, and now advises master’s and doctoral students about them. Being the first in her program to teach online course, she continues to design and teach both online and blended courses in the areas of instructional design and organizational performance improvement and change among others. Her publications and presentations focus on online and blended learning, instructional strategies and needs assessment.

Karen L. Rasmussen is a professor and Associate Vice President in the Division of Research and Strategic Innovation at the University of West Florida. She leads initiatives related to academic policy, innovative practice and careerand technical education. At the state level, Dr. Rasmussen works in the area of adult degree completion, leading Complete Florida, to support and assist adults with some college to finish their degrees. She works closely with teams on campus to implement innovative distance learning models to maintain high quality programs. She led the launch of a statewide career awareness and technical education tool for K-20 students and citizens in Florida. She is a co-editor of the Handbook of Research on Competency-Based Education in University Settings.

Patrick R. Lowenthal is an Associate Professor of Educational Technology at Boise State University. He teaches online in the MA and doctoral in eLearning programs in his department. Before becoming a faculty member, he worked as an instructional designer at Boise as well as at the CU Online at the University of Colorado at Denver. He completed a doctorate in education, focusing on instructional design and technology and has an MA in Instructional Design and Technology. His research interests focus on instructional communication, specifically in the broad concept of presence including social and instructor presence, and the role technology plays in supporting or inhibiting presence. He is currently serving as the Senior Assistant Editor, Online Learning Journal.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Web-Based Learning
  • Book Subtitle Design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Authors Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers
    Karen L. Rasmussen
    Patrick R. Lowenthal
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67840-5
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-67839-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-88495-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-67840-5
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages XXIV, 387
  • Number of Illustrations 39 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Educational Technology
    Learning & Instruction
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