Readings & Resources

Readings & Resources

Unit 1

Required Readings

Ally, M. (2008). Chapter One: Foundations of educational theory for online learning. In Anderson, F. & Elloum, F.  (Eds).Theory and practice of online learning.  Athabasca University.

Finkelstein, J. (2006). Learning in real time:  Synchronous teaching and learning online. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (Chapters 1 and 2).

Hrastinski, S. (2008). A study of asynchronous and synchronous e-learning methods discovered that each supports different purposes. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 31(4), (October–December). Retrieved from http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/EQM0848.pdf.

Hyder, K., Kwinn, A., Miazga, R., & Murray, M. (2007). The eLearning guild’s handbook on synchronous e-learning. Santa Rosa, CA: The e-Learning Guild. (Chapter 1).

Olaniran, B.A. (2006). Applying synchronous computer-mediated communication into course design. Campus-Wide Information Systems, 23(3), 210-220. doi:10.1108/10650740610674210.

Video resources

Brainmass Video Lectures (Producer) & Kavanagh, J. (Presenter). (2013, March 28). Adult learning techniques – Part 1. [Video file]. 

Brainmass Video Lectures (Producer) & Kavanagh, J. (Presenter). (2013, March 28). Adult learning techniques – Part 2. [Video file]. 

Brainmass Video Lectures (Producer) & Kavanagh, J. (Presenter). (2013, March 28). Adult learning techniques – Part 3. [Video file].

Brainmass Video Lectures (Producer) & Kavanagh, J. (Presenter). (2013, March 28). Adult learning techniques – Part 4. [Video file]. ‬‬‬‬

Brainmass Video Lectures (Producer) & Kavanagh, J. (Presenter). (2013, March 28). Adult learning techniques – Part 5. [Video file].

Brainmass Video Lectures (Producer) & Kavanagh, J. (Presenter). (2013, March 28). Adult learning techniques – Part 6. [Video file].  ‬

LearningTechUK (Producer) & Jennings, C. (Presenter). (2013, March 28). Charles Jennings – The four ways adults learn: Learning technologies. [Video file].