Über den Autor
Patricia McGee is a faculty member in the Instructional Technology program in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Colleen Carmean is the IT Director of Instructional & Desktop Support for Arizona State University at the West campus. As a National Learning Infrastructure Initiative Fellow in 2002, Carmean researched learner-centered practices in higher education. All Jafari has initiated, directed, and served as the conceptual architect for two highly success full Course Management Systems, the Oncourse and the ANGEL. Dr. Jafari is currently the Director of the IUPUI CyberLab and Professorof Computer and Information Technology in the School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI.
A sample of chapters: The missing link to enhanced course management systems: adopting learning content management systems in the educational sphere; Virtual classroom facilities imbedded in a course management system; The use of databasedriven Web pages to increase the functionality of current online learning technology; Future directions of course management systems; From course management systems to open frameworks and a sustainable ecology of educational systems; Conceptualizing a new CMS design; Next generation: speculations in new technologies
This overview of standards, practices and possibilities of course management systems in higher education focuses on current knowledge and the history of the CMS, while also discussing innovative practices in CMS instructional design that have been informed by learning theory and intentional pedagogy.