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Leading the E-Learning Transformation of Higher Education: Meeting the Challenges of Technology and Distance Education (Hardback)
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Leading the E-Learning Transformation of Higher Education: Meeting the Challenges of Technology and Distance Education (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 30/01/2014
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Written by pioneers in the field of online learning, Leading the E-Learning Transformation of Higher Education is a professional text that offers insights and guidance to the rising generation of leaders in the field of higher education. It explains how to integrate online learning into an institution during a period of rapid social and institutional change.

This important volume:Shares success stories, interviews, cases and insights from a broad range of leadership stylesReviews how technology is transforming higher education worldwideProvides an overview of how distance education is organised in a range of institutional settingsBreaks down current leadership challenges in both unit operations and institutional policyThis volume launches the new Stylus series that is aimed at the online learning and distance education market. It offers readers the opportunity to benefit from the collective experience and expertise of top leaders in the field. All of the contributors have held leadership roles in national and international distance education organisations. Five of the contributors have been recognised as Sloan Consortium Fellows in 2010 and they have all collaborated with the Institute for Emerging Leaders in Online Learning. These contributors have helped pave the way and now share their insights, advice and broad vision with the future leaders of the field.

Publisher: Stylus Publishing
ISBN: 9781579227951
Number of pages: 256


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"Written by six of the pioneers in the field of online learning, Leading the e-Learning Transformation of Higher Education is a professional text that offers insights and guidance to the rising generation of leaders in the field of online higher education. It explains how to integrate online learning into an institution during a period of rapid social and institutional change. This book integrates policy, technology, organizational culture, and leadership theory, and applies it to the practice of online learning. The authors share their rich background in the field and provide a vision to help guide today's online leaders. [This] is an important contribution toward defining leadership for the current academic era."-- (02/01/2014)
"Leading the e-Learning Transformation of Higher Education comes for innovators in the field of on-line learning, and not only reviews the specifics of how technology is changing the world of higher education, but considers the leadership and educational challenges that come with the e-learning environment. Chapters share successes, explains how to blend e-learning into higher education goals, and comes from contributors who themselves hold leadership roles in their organizations. A 'must' for any educator involved in higher learning processes."-- (08/18/2014)

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