eBook Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society, 1st Edition

  • Victor C.X. Wang
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  • ISBN-10: 1466660473
  • ISBN-13: 9781466660472
  • DDC: 371.33
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. This trend in ubiquitous technology has also found its way into the learning process at every level of education. The Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society offers an in-depth description of concepts related to different areas, issues, and trends within education and technological integration in modern society. This handbook includes definitions and terms, as well as explanations of concepts and processes regarding the integration of technology into education. Addressing all pertinent issues and concerns in education and technology in our changing society with a wide breadth of discussion, this handbook is an essential collection for educators, academicians, students, researchers, and librarians.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: How Do You Know If It is Any Good?: The Development and Application of an Evaluative Framework to Assess Contemporary Children’s Books.
2: Massive Open Online Courses:An Educational Revolution.
3: High Tech, High Touch, High Context:Social Dimensions of Learning in Online, Hybrid, and Learning Pod Environments.
4: Technology and Design for Inclusion:The Impact of Universal Design.
5: The Role of Computerized Personality Assessments in Students with Disabilities’ School-to-Work Transition.
6: Is This Your Best Work?: Complications and Limitations of Online Instruction for High Quality Student Engagement.
7: Creating Collaboration in Global Online Learning:Case Studies.
8: Technology:Impact on the Practice of Storytelling.
9: Citizen Education and Technology.
10: Building on Trust in a Complex World:Educational Research and Technology.
11: Incorporating a New Technology for Patient Education.
12: Strategies for Online Course Development to Promote Student Success.
13: Comparing Learning Organizations with Static Organizations.
14: Innovative Technologies in Library Science.
15: Defining Quality Standards, Guidelines, and Strategies for the Delivery of Successful Online Education in a Changing Society.
16: Information Technologies for Adolescents.
17: Social Media and Use of Technology in Higher Education.
18: The Impact of Technology on PK-12 Teacher Preparation Programs.
19: K. Patricia Cross’s Chain-of-Response (COR) Model for Widening Participation at Higher Levels of Lifelong Learning in a World of Massification:Past, Present, and Future.
20: Economic Impact of Information and Communication Technology in Higher Education.
21: Can Technologies Advance the Integration of Restorative Pedagogy into Teacher Education Curricula?.
22: Design and Evaluation of Mobile Learning from the Perspective of Cognitive Load Management.
23: Literacy and Technology.
24: Pedagogy Vs Andragogy Organizations.
25: Building Education and Technology Competencies for a Changing Society.
26: Spontaneity: The Secret Ingredient of Learning.
27: Social Simulation and Its Process in Learning.
28: Empirical Study Using Alternative Early Warning Systems to Address Fire in the Homes of Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Individuals.
29: Digital Recording Platforms and Integrated Performance Assessments in Second/Foreign Language Learning.
30: Self-Directed Learning in Organizations and Institutes of Higher Learning: Implications on Technology, Practice, and Organizational Culture.
31: Aligning Educational Outcomes to Boost Employment and Workforce Employability.
32: What College Students Gained Serving on Hiring Committees for Student Job Openings: From Initial Survey to Post-Graduation Transfer of Learning.
33: Involving Employers in Training Low-Skilled Workers for Technology Jobs: A Chicken-and-Egg Problem.
34: Analyzing Classrooms with Video and Structured Observation: A Model of Software Development for 21st Century Teaching Evaluation.
35: Self-Directed Learning Facilitation Among at-Risk Adult High School Learners: Is Technology the Key?.
36: Second Life: Simplifying and Enhancing the Processes of Teaching and Learning.
37: Leadership in the Third Wave.
38: Teacher Technology Leadership.
39: Addressing Work Ethic in the New Century.
40: One Size Does Not Fit All: Learning to Tailor Instruction to the Needs of Asian EFL Students.
41: Tapping Social Capital Through E-Mentoring:An Alternative Approach to Women’s Career Development.
42: Open Source Software to Enhance the Stem Learning Environment.
43: What is Your Teaching Style?.
44: Developing a Cross-Disciplinary Framework for Collaborative Resea