Call for Chapters "ePedagogy in Online Learning: New Developments in Web Mediated Human-Computer Interaction"
CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Proposal Submission Deadline: December 14 2011
"ePedagogy in Online Learning: New Developments in Web Mediated Human Computer Interaction"
A book edited by Dr Elspeth McKay
RMIT University, School of Business Information Technology and Logistics, Australia
In many places around the world, Web 2.0 continues to be promoted as the new incarnation of the Internet because of the social networking aspects afforded by the supporting technologies. This general acceptance may be due to the evolutionary nature of the ripple effect of the human-dimensions of the whole Internet environment. As a result, there are many ways to view the term Web 2.0. Firstly, in the sense that it represents both a range of information and communication (ICT) tools that enable businesses to profit. Secondly, it is by its meme-like characteristics that are emerging as cultural dogma in new ideas and values, or patterns of behavior, which are passed from one person to another as if by symbiotic imitation. It is the latter definition that sets a broader context for this book, expanding the discussion beyond the popular generation of Web-based tools and educational sites. This book sets out to predict what the future holds in store for both the corporate sector and educational institutions alike, through Web-mediated education and training environments that enable openness, interaction and teach communities to flourish.
OBJECTIVE OF THE BOOK:
The overall objective of this book is to follow on from the previous Premier Reference Source book published in 2007 Enhancing Learning Through Human Computer Interaction to provide a useful handbook on adopting interactive Web 2.0 tools that promote effective HCI pedagogical practice for education and training. Its main purpose is to provide a design manual for the novice educational-HCI designer. Web 2.0 tools are often described in an endless list of discussion or blogging type tools, ignoring the need for finding new ways to improve our ePedagogical strategies. Therefore the chapters in this book are devised to focus interest on e-Learning best practice in corporate performance that is applicable to the education sector. In so doing, it brings forward traditional instructional design frameworks, which involve interactivity on the Internet that have succeeded in the business arena, in a language that is familiar for teaching and learning institutions in schools and higher education.
The general mission of the book is to directly compare and contrast online business sector training practice with e-Learning in the higher education sector. As such, it will provide a range of positive outcomes for linking information management techniques that utilize the social networking power of the Internet, to exploit the educational benefits of Web-mediated learning in computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environments. The global nature of the anticipated authorship and the expected resulting cultural factors will promote awareness for the social context of online learning and increased organizational performance through enlightened case studies that effectively utilize interactive ICT tools online.
Industry training developers, corporate trainers, courseware designers, government sector specialists, infrastructure policy makers, educational technology practitioners and researchers (school teachers, higher education), and post graduate students.
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RECOMMENDED TOPICS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
I TECHNOLOGY and CHANGE MANAGEMENT for the Web 2.0 ENVIRONMENT
Strategies to enhance eLearning in the Web 2.0 environment
HCI for the Web 2.0 environment seen through a corporate training practice lens
Emerging technology and change management issues for eLearning in the Web 2.0 environment
II SOCIAL NETWORKING and COLLABORATIVE LEARNING THROUGH HCI
Synchronous and asynchronous learning
Building Web-mediated communities
III ePEDAGOGY and STUDENTS USE of HCI INTERACTIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
Performance measurement issues how can we tell the people have learned anything?
The use of HCI in various disciplines as they relate to the corporate sector
Integrating HCI in the curriculum
Encouraging faculty use of the Web 2.0 to enhance their Web-mediated HCI
Integration of HCI into the classroom
Solutions through the classroom use of multimedia
Integrating interactivity into asynchronous learning
IV RICH INTERNET APPLICATIONS and HCI in EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE
Educational and Training Design: Support Systems, Models, Case Studies, etc
Simulation, Managerial Gaming, etc.
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Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before March 14, 2011 a two-three page chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and concerns of their proposal chapter. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by March 24, 2011, about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by November 14, 2011. All submitted chapters are to undergo a double-blind peer review process, reviewed by at least three reviewers. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.
This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the Information Science Reference (formerly Idea Group Reference), Medical Information Science Reference, Business Science Reference, and Engineering Science Reference imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit http://www.igi-global.com/. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2009.
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SEND PROPOSAL TO: email@example.com
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March 14, 2011: Proposal Submission Deadline
March 24, 2011: Notification of Acceptance
July 14, 2011: Full Chapter Submission
September 14, 2011: Review Results Returned
November 13, 2011: Final Chapter Submission
December 14, 2011: Final Deadline
Editorial Advisory Board:
Professor Sandra Jones RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Mandi Axmann Open University Australia,
Professor Kaldip Kaur Open University Malaysia
Professor Pei-Chen Sun National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
Professor Shi-Jer Lou Meiho University of Technology, Pingtung, Taiwan
Daria Loi Interactions & Experiences Research, Intel Labs
Professor Toshiaki Honda - Ibaraki University, Japan
Elspeth McKay PhD, FACS, PCP
RMIT University - School of Business IT and Logistics .. Building 108:17
GPO Box 2476V, Melbourne 3001 Australia .. +613 9925.5978 www.rmit.edu.au/staff/elspeth_mckay
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