Distance and Flexible Learning | Bibliography/Literature Review
The Resource Centre contains practical material about good teaching and learning in the tertiary sector. The Resources can come from the Communities and Project Groups on the site. The Resources are high-quality, well-presented, evidence-based, and relevant to New Zealand.
Distance and Flexible Learning includes flexible learning and support, blended learning, and technology-assisted learning such as e-learning and m-learning.
The purpose of this annotated bibliography is to present a detailed summary of literature which will be used to underpin and support an investigation into the ways tertiary academic staff in New Zealand are prepared for eLearning.
This literature review is intended to address and support the use of technology in teaching and learning by identifying new and emerging pedagogies; determining what constitutes effective use of technology in teaching and learning.
Provides an overview of the current generation of MUVEs, a snapshot of educational activities currently in Second Life, a discussion of the major learning theories, consideration of the design of learning activities and an exploration of what techniques might be used to control the development of online resources.