ICTs for Modern Educational and Instructional Advancement: New Approaches to Teaching, 1st Edition

  • Lawrence Tomei
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  • ISBN-10: 1605669377
  • ISBN-13: 9781605669373
  • DDC: 378.173446
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 332 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released March 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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ICTs for Modern Educational and Instructional Advancement: New Approaches to Teaching explores current models and issues involved with online course development, assessment, and blended learning. Collecting an international collaboration of experts, this Premier Reference Source takes a futuristic peek at the classroom of the new millenium and emerging technologies expected in the 21st century.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: A Description of Online Instructors Use of Design Theory.
2: A Model for Online Instruction and Faculty Assessment.
3: A Multi-Disciplinary Strategy for Identifying Affective Usability Aspects in Educational Geosimulation Systems.
4: Creating High Quality Learning Object Metadata Based on Web 2.0 Concepts.
5: Web 2.0: A Vehicle for Transforming Education.
6: Factors Encouraging or Discouraging Students from Taking Online Classes.
7: Enhancing Scholarly Conversation Through an Online Learning Community.
8: Learning Business Law Online vs. Onland: Student Satisfaction and Performance.
9: Fostering Meaningful Interaction in Health Education Online Courses: Matching Pedagogy to Course Types.
10: Scenegraph-Based Platform for 3D Computer Graphics Training.
11: Evaluating WebCT use in Relation to Students' Attitude and Performance.
12: Examining the Relationship Between Course Management Systems, Presentation Software, and Student Learning: An Exploratory Factor Analysis.
13: Using a Web-Based System to Support Teaching Processes.
14: The Impact of Examination Software on Student Attitudes and Examination Performance.
15: Using PowerPoint to Encourage Active Learning: A Tool to Enhance Student Learning in the First Accounting Course.
16: Building Bridges Online: Issues of Pedagogy and Learning Out-comes in Intercultural Education Through Citizenship.
17: The Holistic Model for Blended Learning: A New Model for K-12 District-Level Cyber Schools.
18: Identifying the Risks Associated with Primary School Children Using the Internet.
19: Ethical Issues in Information Technology: Does Education Make a Difference?.
20: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Students' Anonymous Online Postings.
21: Formative Assessment and Certification in Lifelong Learning with Cognitive and Metacognitive Measurements.
22: Stories of Engagement with E-Learning: Revisiting the Taxonomy of Learning.
23: Special Section: A Focused Discussion on Educational Technologies.
24: Emerging Educational Technologies and Science Education: A Multifaceted Research Approach.
25: Evaluating Educational Technologies: Historical Milestones.
26: Emerging Edtech: Expert Perspectives and Design Principles.
27: The Best Edtech of 2007: Promising Features and Design Models.
28: Setting Trends for Educational Technologies within the National Science Foundation.
29: Science for Everyone: Visions for Near-Future Educational Technology.
30: Instructional Design, Web 2.0 Style.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.