Education in cyberspace

Ray Land*, Sian Bayne

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Abstract / Description of output

The use of online learning environments is now widespread, and there is a wealth of literature providing practical advice on how to teach online, develop courses and ensure effective pedagogical practice.

What has been frequently overlooked is the insight offered by cyberspace theory, which considers broader social, cultural and theoretical contexts within which new technologies and learning models are situated.

This book provides a fresh perspective on current thinking in e-learning. it challenges orthodox assumptions about the role of technology in the teaching and learning of the future, and explores more varied and wider-reaching conceptual frameworks for learning in cyberspace.

Featuring the contributions of respected and experienced experts with a wide range of perspectives, Education in Cyberspace will be valued by anyone closely involved in the theory of e-learning and education.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages184
ISBN (Electronic)9780203391068
Publication statusPublished - 13 May 2013

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • virtual learning environment
  • online learning
  • online learning environments
  • online environment
  • computer-mediated communication


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