Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), 2011.
Book — 1 online resource (267 p.) : ill.
1. Meeting them halfway: using social networking to connect with students / Jenna Ryan
2. Transmedia communication: the virtual classroom experience / Sharon Stoerger
3. Library resources and services in 21st century online education / Heath Martin and Peter Hesseldenz
4. The usability of online quizzes: evaluating student perceptions / Tatyana Dumova
5. ePortfolios and the communicative intellect in online education / Rich Rice
6. Using Web-conferencing to increase learner engagement: the perspectives of a librarian and educational technologist / Kristin Whitehair and Kathy Tally
7. Visual arts online educational trends / Laura M. Rusnak
8. Promoting global citizenship through intercultural exchange using technology: the Travel Buddies Project / Laurie A. Henry and Clarisse O. Lima
9. From myopia to global vision via international collaboration: lessons from research and experience / Diane Boehm and Lilianna Aniola-Jedrzejek
10. How similar or different are we?: A perception of diversity in global virtual teams / Gaelle Picherit-Duthler
11. A framework for networked experiments in global E-science: perspectives for E-learning in global contexts / Diego Liberati
12. Speech codes theory as a framework for analyzing communication in online educational settings / Tabitha Hart
13. Students' evaluation of online discussion: an ethnographic construction of learning contexts / Yun Xia
14. The agile teaching library: models for integrating information literacy in online learning experiences / Mariela Gunn and Elizabeth W. Kraemer
15. Going viral in the classroom: using emerging CMC technologies for social change / Jessica J. Eckstein
16. The students' participation in WebCT: an activity theory perspective on online collaboration of knowledge construction / Urai Salam
17. Building virtual communities: can we talk? / René Tanner
18. Using traditional classroom facilitation methods in online discussion / Maura Valentino.
While the majority of Internet users reside in industrialized nations, online access in the developing world has risen rapidly in recent years. As emerging technologies increasingly permit inexpensive and easy online access, the number of Internet users worldwide will only continue to expand. Computer-Mediated Communication: Issues and Approaches in Education examines online interactions from different national, cultural, linguistic, legal, and economic perspectives, exploring how the increasingly international and intercultural Internet affects the ways users present ideas, exchange information, and conduct discussions online. Educators, researchers, and practitioners will discover ways to effectively use Web-based technologies, transcending barriers to participate and collaborate in international projects that reflect the scope and scale of today s global interactions. (source: Nielsen Book Data)