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Scope Note :

"Education via the internet, network, or standalone computer. Includes web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classrooms, and digital collaboration. Content is delivered via the internet, intranet/ extranet, audio or videotape, satellite V, and CD-Rom."

Use For :

  • Electronic learning
  • Electronic learning centres
  • Interactive courseware
  • Interactive curriculum
  • Internet training
  • Online training
  • Teleteaching
  • Teletutoring
  • Virtual education
  • Virtual learning

Broader Term :

  • ICT in education
  • Learning

Narrower Term :

  • Online learning

Related Term :

  • Computer assisted instruction (CAI)
  • Computer assisted teaching
  • Computer mediated communication
  • Computer networks
  • Distance education
  • Educational technology
  • Electronic books
  • Electronic publications
  • Internet
  • Learner controlled teaching
  • Online education
  • Program instruction
  • Teleconferencing
  • Virtual classrooms
  • Web based courses
  • World Wide Web

[Quoted from: http://cunningham.acer.edu.au/dbtw-wpd/sample/edresearch.htm ]

BOOKS

Reference sources located at the Information-Reference Section, 2nd floor:
Texts located at the American Studies Resource Center (ASRC), Ground floor:
Texts located at the Br. Andrew Hall Library, 2nd floor:
Texts located at the Circulation Section, 3rd floor:
Texts located at the European Documentation Research Centre (EDRC), Ground floor:
Texts located at the Special Collection Archives Section, 4th floor:
  • CESP Collection

PERIODICALS

PRINT (Periodicals Section, 2nd floor)

ELECTRONIC

JSTOR
http://www.jstor.org/search/

PROQUEST Online
http://www.umi.com/pqdauto

GALE
http://find.galegroup.com/

ARTICLES
(Periodicals Section, 2nd floor)

UNESCO COLLECTION
(Information-Reference Section, 2nd floor)

VERTICAL FILE
(Information-Reference Section, 2nd floor)

VIRTUAL VERTICAL FILE
(Information-Reference Section , 2nd floor)

THESES AND DISSERTATIONS

FOREIGN

INTERNET WEBSITES
(Cybernook, Ground floor, Graduate corners, 2nd and 3rd floors)

A Conceptual Model for Understanding Self-Directed Learning in Online Environments
http://www.ncolr.org/jiol/issues/PDF/6.1.3.pdf
[Retrieved on December 05, 2007]

"Introduces a research-based framework for understanding Self-Directed Learning (SDL) in online learning contexts."

The Day after Net Day: Approaches to Educational Use of the Internet
http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~asb/papers/convergence-day-after.pdf
[Retrieved on December 05, 2007]

"Reviews a variety of approaches to educational use of the Internet, and divides them into four categories: information delivery, information retrieval, information sharing, and technological samba schools."

Encouraging Attitudinal Change through Online Oral History
http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~asb/papers/palaver-icls02.pdf
[Retrieved on December 05, 2007]

"Presents a constructionist and social constructivist environment that aims to enable authentic history learning by supporting students in doing oral history projects online."

International Leadership Development through Web-Based Learning
http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~iejll/
[Retrieved on December 05, 2007]

"Provides a rationale for developing an online graduate course in educational leadership."

Web-Based Learning Needs for Adult Education Centres
http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~iejll/
[Retrieved on December 05, 2007]

"Identifies the needs of the learners, instructors and administrators for web-based instruction as an enhancement to the existing classroom programs."


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Compiled by : Ms. Michelle Mendoza

Date : December 2007