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Educational Communications and Technology: Issues and Innovations

Leading and Managing e-Learning

What the e-Learning Leader Needs to Know

Editors: Piña, Anthony A., Lowell, Victoria L., Harris, Bruce R. (Eds.)

  • Focuses on up-to-date information on establishing and managing online learning and distance education programs
  • Gives practical solutions to dealing with issues related to online and distance education
  • Provides knowledge of different technologies and infrastructure necessary for competent decision-making
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eBook $89.00
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  • Due: February 11, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-61780-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $119.00
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  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: January 14, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-61779-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
About this book

This book provides state-of-the-art knowledge on how to establish, organize, staff, and develop online education/e-learning programs. It strengthens knowledge of the different technologies, infrastructure and issues necessary for leaders and managers to make competent decisions. It is the most comprehensive guide for administrative practice currently available for e-learning leaders and managers.

About the authors

Anthony A. Piña is Associate Provost at Sullivan University, Louisville, Kentucky, where he oversees academics and development for 30 fully online degree programs (including a Ph.D.) and over 600 online and hybrid courses taught by more than 150 faculty. He is Past-President of the Division of Distance Learning of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) and has served on the AECT Board of Directors. Tony has been a consultant to Fortune 500 corporations, small businesses, local government agencies, educational institutions and the U.S. Military. He is author or editor of four books and has over 50 academic publications. He serves on the editorial boards of three scholarly journals and has been a guest editor of Tech Trends and of the Quarterly Review of Distance Education. Tony received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Brigham Young University, did post-graduate work at Arizona State University, completed his doctorate at La Sierra University, and earned a post-doctoral master’s degree from Sullivan University. He is married and the father of six children--four biological and two adopted.

Victoria L. Lowell is Program Convener of the Online Master of Science in Education (MSEd), in Learning Design and Technology program at Purdue University, Indiana’s second largest university, where she oversees 45+ professors and 230+ students. She holds a PhD in Education, with a dual concentration in Distance Education and Higher Education Institutional Policy Planning and a MEd in Educational Technology. At Purdue she conducts research on issues pertaining to online learning and teaching, instructional strategies, and leading online programs. She has authored and edited numerous articles and presented over 50 presentations related to online learning and educational technology. She has worked in the field of education for twenty years teaching, researching, advising students and serving in various higher education administration roles, including, Director of Professional Licensure Programs and Director of Instructional and Web Technologies at Regent University. For Regent University, she led the development the university’s online continuing education programs. She has served as a consultant for higher education institutions, developed and evaluated online programs, and she has taught at K-12 and university levels, face-to-face, blended/hybrid and online. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Division of Distance Learning (DDL) of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT).

Bruce R. Harris has worked as an instructional designer for several companies and organizations and has consulted with many clients such as Motorola, Sullivan University, Illinois State Museum, K-12 school districts, etc. He completed his doctorate in Instructional Science at Brigham Young University. For 24 years he was a professor of Instructional Design and Technology and served in several leadership roles at Western Illinois University. He has published over 20 academic publications and has presented over 130 papers at professional conferences on such topics as self-regulated learning, effective online learning programs and strategies, evaluating quality online teaching, etc.  He developed and taught his first online course in 1994 and has been teaching online courses every semester since that first course. He is currently the Executive Director of Academic Innovation and Leadership in which he oversees the Department of Distance & Digital Learning and is also the Director of the Center for Teaching & Learning at Dixie State University.

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
price for USA (gross)
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: February 11, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-61780-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $119.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: January 14, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-61779-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Leading and Managing e-Learning
Book Subtitle
What the e-Learning Leader Needs to Know
Editors
  • Anthony A. Piña
  • Victoria L. Lowell
  • Bruce R. Harris
Series Title
Educational Communications and Technology: Issues and Innovations
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-61780-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-61780-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-61779-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 370
Number of Illustrations and Tables
20 b/w illustrations, 8 illustrations in colour
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