We would like to invite you to consider contributing your expertise to a forthcoming book edited by me and Prof. Harrison Yang of the State University of New York at Oswego, entitled Collective Intelligence and E-Learning 2.0: Implications of Web-Based Communities and Networking.
E-learning 2.0 is evolving to one of the most exciting, dynamic, and challenging fields involving teaching and learning. The widespread Web 2.0 applications have the capacity for educational institutions and corporations involved in training to extend the possibilities of e-learning. E-learning 2.0 has the potential to become far more personal, social, and flexible. In the
fields of e-learning, distance education, instructional technology, knowledge management, etc., there exists a need for an edited collection of chapters that provide a balance of research, theory, and applications on both innovative Web 2.0 technologies and future e-learning.
Collective Intelligence and E-Learning 2.0: Implications of Web-Based Communities and Networking will aim to introduce theoretical framework of e-learning 2.0 based on Web 2.0 technologies and provide practical aspect of e-learning 2.0 that includes research, case studies, best practices, pedagogical approaches and strategies, related resources and projects, etc. The
book will include four sections:
1. From Web to Web 2.0 and E-Learning 2.0
2. Web 2.0 Technologies in Education and Training
3. Issues and Trends Related to E-Learning 2.0
4. E-Learning 2.0 and Beyond
For more information and recommended topics, please visit the website at:
Should you accept this invitation, we would like to kindly ask that, on or before April30, 2008, you submit via e-mail a 2-3 page chapter proposal for review that clearly explains the mission and concern of your proposed chapter. Should your proposal be accepted, you will be notified by May 31, 2008, and given until August 31, 2008, to submit your chapter upon which it will be sent for double-blind peer review. The book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.),
(formerly Idea Group Publishing), Information Science Publishing, IRM Press, CyberTech Publishing, Information Science Reference (formerly Idea Group Reference), and Medical Information Science Reference imprints.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. We appreciate your consideration of this invitation and hope to hear from you soon!
State University of New York at Oswego
The University of Southern Mississippi