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  1. 1. Chapters1.Ch 1Introduction 4975 words a.Overview b.The context of modern education c.The nature of educational technology d.Today’s learners e.The need for a new learning design methodology f.Audience and structure of the bool g.The process of writing the book2.Ch 2 Design languages. 9587 words a.Introduction b.The challenges of designing for learning c.Design languages d.Design notation in music, architecture and chemistry i.Musical notation ii.Architectural notation iii.Chemical notation e.Learning design i.Defining learning design ii.The origins of learning design iii.A spectrum of learning design languages f.Origins of the Open Learning Design methodology i.The OU Learning Design Initiative ii.Design-Based Research iii.The OULDI learning design methodology g.Conclusion3.Ch 3: Related research fields 3930 words a.Introduction b.Instructional Design c.Learning Sciences d.Learning objects and Open Educational Practices e.Pedagogical Patterns f.Professional networks and support centres g.Conclusion4.Ch 4: Open, social and participatory media 5010 words a.Introduction b.The changing digital landscape of education c.A review of new technologies i.The characteristics of new technologies ii.The impact of Web 2.0 technologies iii.The use of Web 2.0 technologies in education iv.The impact on practice d.A review of Web 2.0 tools and practice e.Conclusion5.Ch 5 Theory and methodology in learning design research 4217 words a.Introduction b.Definitions c.Researchers’ home disciplines d.The nature of theory e.Theoretical perspectives i.Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) ii.Communities of Practice iii.Actor Network Theory iv.Cybernetics and systems thinking a.Methodological approaches i.Content analysis ii.Ethnography iii.Case studies iv.Action research
  2. 2. v.Evaluation vi.Choosing an appropriate methodology b.Influences, beliefs and theoretical perspectives c.Conclusion1.Ch 6 The role of Mediating Artefacts in learning design 4627 words a.Introduction b.The origins of the concept of Mediating Artefacts c.Capturing and representing practice d.Examples of Mediating Artefacts e.Understanding learning activities through Mediating Artefacts f.Meta-Mediating Artefacts g.An illustrative example of the application of this approach i.Teacher A: The design phase ii.Learner A: Use Scenario 1 - beginner’s route iii.Learner B: Use Scenario 2 - advanced route iv.Teacher B: Use Scenario 3 - repurposing h.Conclusion2.Ch 7 Affordances 4749 word a.Introduction b.Definitions of the term c.ICT affordances i.Collaboration ii.Reflection iii.Interaction iv.Dialogue v.Creativity vi.Organisation vii.Inquiry viii.Autethenticity ix.Negative affordances - constraints d.Conclusion3.Ch 8 Design representations 3360 words c.Introduction d.Types of representation e.Examples of different types of representations i.Textual ii.Content map iii.The course map view iv.The pedagogy profile v.The task swimlane representation vi.Learning outcomes map vii.The course dimensions view viii.Principles/pedagogy matrix f.Evaluation of the views g.An example of application of the representations i.Course view ii.Pedagogical profile iii.Course dimensions iv.Learning outcomes v.Task swimlane h.Conclusion4.Ch 9 Case study: tools for visualising designs 6075 words c.Introduction d.Practitioners’ approaches to design e.Repurposing an Open Educational Resource f.The development of CompendiumLD g.Evaluation of the use of CompendiumLD h.Use by practitioners i.Use by students j.Other visualisation tools
  3. 3. k.Conclusion5. Ch 10 The nature of openness 6364 words c.Introduction d.Facets of openness i.Open design ii.Open delivery iii.Open evaluation iv.Open research e.Principles f.Defining openness g.Characteristics of openness h.The OU’s Supported Open Learning (SOL) model i.Applying openness i.Open design ii.Open delivery iii.Open evaluation iv.Open research j.Conclusion6.Ch 11 Open Educational Resources 5847 words c.Introduction d.The Open Educational Resource movement e.A review of OER initiatives f.Case study 1: Openlearn g.Case study 2: Wikiwijs h.Case study 3: LeMill i.Case study 4: Podcampus j.Conclusion k.Appendix: The broader OER landscape7.Ch 12 Case study: Realising the vision of Open Educational Resources 6606 words c.Introduction d.The Olnet initiative e.The OPAL initiative i.Strategies and policies ii.Quality assurance models iii.Collaborative and partnership modles iv.Tools and tool practices v.Innovations vi.Skills development and support vii.Business models and sustainability strategies viii.Barriers and enablers f.Enhancing the quality and innovation of OER g.Conclusion8.Ch 13: Online communities and interactions 5087 words c.Introduction d.The co-evolution of tools and practice e.Modes of interaction f.The changing nature of online communities g.The pedagogies of e-learning h.Sfard’s metaphors of learning i.Frameworks for supporting online communities j.The Community Indicators Framework k.Conclusion9.Ch 14 Case study: Cloudworks 6739 words c.Introduction d.Cloudworks e.Theoretical underpinnings f.Evaluation of the OU Learning and Teaching Cloudscape g.Using Cloudworks to support learning10.Ch 15 Pedagogical planners 4585 words c.Introduction
  4. 4. d.The need for pedagogical planners e.Examples of pedagogical planners i.The DialogPlus toolkit ii.Phoebe iii.The London Pedagogical Planner (LPP) iv.The Learning Design Support Environment (LDSE) v.Learning Activity Management System (LAMS) f.Conclusion11.Ch 16 Conclusion, implications and reflections