Web-Based Learning

Design, Implementation and Evaluation

Authors: Davidson-Shivers, Gayle V., Rasmussen, Karen L., Lowenthal, Patrick R.

  • Discusses how to effectively use learning management systems for development and implementation
  • Focuses on designing high quality online courses
  • Redefines the relationships between performance improvement and instructional design
  • Provides emphasis on planning and conducting evaluation and research
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About this Textbook

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.

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.

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Buy this book

eBook 74,96 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-67840-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 93,59 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-67839-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Web-Based Learning
Book Subtitle
Design, Implementation and Evaluation
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-67840-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-67840-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-67839-9
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXIV, 387
Number of Illustrations and Tables
39 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
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