Handbook of Research on Innovative Technology Integration in Higher Education, 1st Edition

  • Fredrick Muyia Nafukho
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  • ISBN-10: 1466681713
  • ISBN-13: 9781466681712
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 478 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This work provides an international perspective on the need for information and communication technology in education and training. Highlighting the use of technology in both formal and informal learning, this book is an essential reference for academics, corporate leaders, government agencies, profit and non-profit organizations, policymakers, or anyone interested in the use of technology to educate and share information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Green Computing through Virtual Learning Environments.
2: Quality Preparation of Mathematics and Science Teachers to Integrate ICT: Lessons from Learner-Centered Teacher Professional Development Approach.
3: The Role of Technology in Improving Quality of Teaching in Higher Education: An International Perspective.
4: Paradigm Shift toward Student Engagement in Technology Mediated Courses.
5: Keeping It Social: Transforming Workplace Learning and Development through Social Media.
6: Video Lectures in eLearning.
7: Learners' Perception of Engagement in Online Learning.
8: A Study of Trainee Attitude and Satisfaction between E-Learning Training versus Traditional Training.
9: The Perception of Faculty Members on Hybrid Learning: A Naturalistic Case Study.
10: Return on Investment: Contrary to Popular Belief, MOOCs are not Free.
11: The MOOCs: Characteristics, Benefits, and Challenges to Both Industry and Higher Education.
12: The Place of MOOCs in Africa's Higher Education.
13: Influences on the Acceptance of Innovative Technologies Used in Learning Opportunities: A Theoretical Perspective.
14: Frameworks and Issues for a Shared Service Approach to Technology in Higher Education.
15: Toward an Effective Virtual Learning Environment: From a Social Presence Perspective.
16: Integrated Multi-Agent Based eLearning System as a Strategy to Promote Access to Higher Education in Africa.
17: Informal Individual Learning via Virtual Professional Development: A Proposal for Massive Open Online Professional Informal Individual Learning (MOOPIL).
18: Asynchronicity, Access, and Attainment: Best Practices of an Adult Degree Completion Program.
19: MOOCs Global Digital Divide: Reality or Myth?.
20: Re-Imagining and Re-Structuring Scholarship, Teaching, and Learning in Digital Environments.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.