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A Guide to Authentic e-Learning

Herrington, J., Reeves, T.C. and Oliver, R. (2010) A Guide to Authentic e-Learning. Routledge, New York.

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    Abstract

    Part of the groundbreaking Connecting with e-Learning series, A Guide to Authentic e-Learning provides effective, working examples to engage learners with authentic tasks in online settings. As technology continues to open up possibilities for innovative and effective teaching and learning opportunities, students and teachers are no longer content to accept familiar classroom or lecture-based pedagogies that rely on information delivery and little else. Situated and constructivist theories advocate that learning is best achieved in circumstances resembling the real-life application of knowledge. While there are multiple learning design models that share similar foundations, authentic e-learning tasks go beyond process to become complex, sustained activities that draw on realistic situations to produce realistic outcomes.

    Publication Type: Book
    Murdoch Affiliation: School of Education
    Publisher: Routledge
    Copyright: © 2010 Routledge
    Publishers Website: http://www.routledge.com
    URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/1903
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