Student Support Toward Self-Directed Learning in Open and Distributed Environments

Student Support Toward Self-Directed Learning in Open and Distributed Environments

Micheal M. van Wyk (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Release Date: June, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 321
ISBN13: 9781522593164|ISBN10: 1522593160|EISBN13: 9781522593188|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9316-4

Description

Globally, universities are challenged to deliver quality learning programs and are forced to respond in a meaningful way. These challenges have led to universities experiencing an increase in self-directed learning by using technologies in teaching and learning modes of delivery for open and distributed environments.

Student Support Toward Self-Directed Learning in Open and Distributed Environments is a comprehensive scholarly book that combines theory and practice, reflecting on the dimensions of pedagogical strategies and programs that support student success at primary, secondary, and higher education institutions. It covers the current debates pertaining to student support academically, emotionally, financially, and administratively, along with new kinds of strategies to support the learner through digital technologies. Featuring a wide array of topics including digitalized citizenship, e-learning, and special education, this book is essential for professionals, researchers, educators, administrators, teacher educators, academicians, and instructional designers.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Blended-Distance Learning
  • Digital Pedagogies
  • Digitalized Citizenship
  • Distributed Environments
  • E-Assessment
  • E-Learning
  • Pedagogical Strategies
  • Plagiarism
  • Self-Directed Learning
  • Special Education

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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