Über den Autor
Antonio Dias de Figueiredo is a Professor of Information Systems at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Manchester, U.K., in 1976. Ana Paula Afonso is a Doctoral student in Educational Sciences, major in Educational Technology, at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Simultaneously with her doctoral studies, she is a researcher at the Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra, since 2000.
Sample of Contents: Context and Learning: a Philosophical Framework; Context Engineering For Learning; Space As A Learning Context; The Dynamics Of Online Collaboration; Quality Assurance During Distributed Collaboration; Building A Learning Community On-Line.
Discusses the basis for the development and management of learning contexts, with contributions from many diverse domains. This book stresses the dimension of context in a world dominated by a focus on the dimension of content while explaining the development of balanced, organic and successful learning environments and strategies.