The SAGE Handbook of E-Learning Research
provides a state-of-the-art, in-depth account of research in the rapidly expanding field of e-learning. The first of its kind, it provides reviews of over 20 areas in e-learning research by experts in the field, and provides a critical account of the best work to date. The contributors cover the basics of the discipline, as well as new theoretical perspectives.
Areas of research covered by the Handbook
- Contexts for researching e-learning
- Theory and policy
- Language and literacy
- Design issues
- History of the field
The editors’ introduction and many of the chapters show how multiple aspects of e-learning interact. The introduction also provides a new model for researching the field. This book is relevant for everyone in higher education, from undergraduate to faculty, as well as university administrators involved in providing e-learning. It will provide a research background for higher education, including universities, training colleges, and community colleges. It will also be relevant to those involved in any research and developmental aspect of e-learning – corporate trainers and those involved in online programs at secondary school or in virtual high schools.
Whether you are a lecturer, researcher, or program designer, this is an essential read.