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Open Networked "i-Learning": Models and Cases of "Next-Gen" Learning


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Open Source Applications Springer Book Series Editor: Ernesto Damiani, University of Milan, Italy

A new overall interdisciplinary framework called “i learning” integrates managerial organization and technology aspects also known as “technology enhanced learning”. Open Networked "i Learning": Models and Cases of “Next-Gen” Learning begins its investigation with the important changes that have recently occurred within the management, technology and society fields. Social and cultural aspects of society that influence the “dynamics” and the “styles” of the learning processes are presented as well. The last section of this edited volume focuses on possible future scenarios of the learning processes by describing the main models, processes, tools, technologies, and involved organizations.

Open Networked "i Learning": Models and Cases of “Next-Gen” Learning is suitable for advanced under- and graduate level students and professors concentrating on computer science, engineering and business management as a secondary text or reference book. Professionals and researchers who work in the related industry of technology enhanced learning will find this book useful as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441968531
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 09/29/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 157
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Emergence of the Open Networked "i-Learning" Model Gianluca Elia 1

2 i-Communities as Cooperative Learning Spaces: The Case of the "Knowledge Forum" Antonella Poce 39

3 Problem-Based Learning in Web Environments: The Case of "Virtual eBMS" for Business Engineering Education Gianluca Elia Giustina Secundo Cesare Taurino 61

4 Social Computing as Next-Gen Learning Paradigm: A Platform and Applications Alessandro Margherita Cesare Taurino Pasquale Del Vecchio 91

5 A Learning Dashboard to Monitor an Open Networked Learning Community Francesca Grippa Giustina Secundo Marco De Maggio 111

6 Future Trends for "i-Learning" Experiences Gianluca Elia Antonella Poce 133

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