Interactive Whiteboards for Education: Theory, Research and Practice, 1st Edition

  • Michael Thomas University of Nevada, Reno
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  • ISBN-10: 1615207163
  • ISBN-13: 9781615207169
  • DDC: 371.33
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 340 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released December 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Interactive learning technologies and multimedia resources in the classroom foster new educational curricula, while offering alternative roles for students and teachers. INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARDS FOR EDUCATION: THEORY, RESEARCH AND PRACTICE emphasizes the importance of professional development, credible educational research, and dialogue between teachers, administrators, policymakers and learners. This book intends to guide and inform the process of technology integration in education, introducing valuable case studies for educators interested in present and future IWB technology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Theory and Research.
2: Mapping the Field.
3: Interactive Whiteboards: A Literature Survey.
4: Policy, Pedagogy and Interactive Whiteboards: What Lessons Can Be Learnt from Early Adoption in England?.
5: Interactive Whiteboards and the Discourses of Transformation, Affordance, Orchestration and Participation.
6: Designing Resources for IWBs: The Emerging Roles of Educational Publishers and Materials Writers.
7: Classroom Research.
8: Meeting Teachers' Real Needs: New Tools in the Secondary Modern Foreign Languages Classroom.
9: The Impact of Interactive Whiteboards on Classroom Interaction and Learning in Primary Schools in the UK.
10: Using the Interactive Whiteboard to Stimulate Active Learning in School Science.
11: Enhanced Interactivity in Secondary Mathematics.
12: Interactive Whiteboards and Student Achievement.
13: Effective Implementation of Learner Response Systems: Moving Beyond the Right Response.
14: Practice.
15: Professional Development.
16: A Model of Pedagogical Change for the Evaluation of Interactive Whiteboard Practice.
17: A New Interactive Whiteboard Pedagogy through Transformative Personal Development.
18: First Steps Toward a Model of Interactive Whiteboard Training for Language Teachers.
19: Teacher Perspectives.
20: Using Interactive Whiteboards to Teach Grammar in the MFL Classroom: A Learner's Perspective.
21: Technology Shaping a Democratic Classroom: The Livingstone Case Study.
22: IWBs as Support for Technology-Related Projects in EFL Education in Brazil.
23: Documenting Teachers' and Students' Experiences with Interactive Whiteboards in Ireland: Key Findings from an Irish Pilot Project.
24: Magic Wand or Museum Piece? The Future of the Interactive Whiteboard in Education.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.