Boyka Gradinarova

Technical University of VarnaBulgaria

Boyka Gradinarova is the Head of the Distance Learning Centre and lecturer in Information Technologies in the Department of Computer Science and Technology at the Technical University of Varna. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Methodology and Instructional Technology from the Sofia University of Bulgaria. Her research and teaching focus is in the area of e-learning (web-based learning, tele-learning, online learning, flexible learning and instruction, semantic web technologies, etc.), computer networks and communications, web design and software agents. Her last published book is titled Methodological Requirements for the Design and Implementation of E-learning (Technical University of Varna, 2014). She is a member of the Association of Scientists in Bulgaria and the National Committee of IFIP, IFIP WG 3.5 (Informatics in Secondary Education).

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In this book, we can read about new technologies that enhance training and performance; discover new, exciting ways to design and deliver content; and have access to proven strategies, practices and solutions shared by experts. The authors of this book come from all over the world; their ideas, studies, findings and experiences are beneficial contributions to enhance our knowledge in the field of e-learning. The book is divided into three sections, and their respective chapters refer to three macro areas. The first section of the book covers Instructional Design of E-learning, considering methodology and tools for designing e-learning environments and courseware. Also, there are examples of effective ways of gaming and educating. The second section is about Organizational Strategy and Management. The last section deals with the new Developments in E-learning Technology, emphasizing subjects like knowledge building by mobile e-learning systems, cloud computing and new proposals for virtual learning environments/platforms.

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