eLearning and Digital Publishing

By Hsianghoo Steve Ching , Paul W.T. Poon , Carmel Mc Naught

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4020-3640-8
  • 264 Pages
  • User Level: Professionals
  • Publication Date: July 8, 2006
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $169.00
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Full Description
eLearning and Digital Publishing will occupy a unique niche in the literature accessed by library and publishing specialists, and by university teachers and planners. It examines the interfaces between the work done by four groups of university staff who have been in the past quite separate from, or only marginally related to, each other—library staff, university teachers, university policy makers, and staff who work in university publishing presses. All four groups are directly and intimately connected with the main functions of universities—the creation, management and dissemination of knowledge in a scholarly and reflective manner. This book provides a framework which clearly portrays the relationships between information literacy, eLearning and digital publishing. The structure of the book has three main sections: the first has primarily an educational focus, the second a focus on digital publishing, and the third builds on the first two sections to examine overall implications for the growth of knowledge and scholarly communication.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. From the contents: Issues in Organizing and Disseminating Knowledge in the 21st Century.
  2. Focus on eLearning and Distributed Education.
  3. The Provision of Non
  4. Local Programmes in Hong Kong: The Experience of the Open University of Hong Kong.
  5. The Synergy between Information Literacy and eLearning.
  6. Changing the Mindset: From Traditional On
  7. campus and Distance Education.
  8. to Online Teaching and Learning.
  9. Developing and Managing a Professional Development Distance Learning Program: The ARL/OLMS Online Lyceum.
  10. Learning to Learn in Networked Environments: A Focus on ‘Orientation’.
  11. Focus on Digital Publishing and Electronic Content.
  12. Trends in Electronic Publishing.
  13. ‘Copy and Paste’ or Scholarly Communication? Changing the Balance Point.
  14. Believing Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast: Electronic Resource Collection .
  15. Management in a Consortial Environment.
  16. Implications for the Growth of Knowledge and Scholarly Communication.
  17. Digital Publishing and the Knowledge Process.
  18. Development of, and Trends in, Scholarly Communication in China.
  19. Global Changes in Scholarly Communication.
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