Handbook of Research on Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education, 1st Edition

  • Elena Railean
  • Gabriela Walker
  • Atilla Elçi
  • Liz Jackson
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  • ISBN-10: 1466696354
  • ISBN-13: 9781466696358
  • DDC: 370.15
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 866 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This handbook provides international perspectives from education professors and researchers, cyberneticists, psychologists, and instructional designers on the processes and mechanisms of the global learning environment. It explores trends, strategies, methodologies, technologies, and models of applied learning theory and design. It is well-suited to meet the research needs of academics, researchers, teachers, and graduate students as well as curriculum and instructional design professionals.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Learning Theory: Conceptual Frameworks.
1: Education from the Enlightenment to the Globalization.
2: Innovation and Creativity in Applied Learning Theory and Design: A Frontier Research in Pedagogy.
3: Education for Sustainable Development: From Environmental Education to Broader Views.
4: The Theory of Artistic-Aesthetic Education versus Didactics of Arts.
5: Digital Pedagogy from the Perspective of Early Childhood Education.
Constructivist Theory and Networking.
6: Constructivism in Education: Interpretations and Criticisms from Science Education.
7: Instructional Technologies of the XXI Century: Theoretical Approach.
8: Utilizing Adaptive and Intelligent Systems for Collaborative Online Learning.
9: START Model in Science Teaching.
10: Self-Organization Technologies in Teaching.
Cognitive Theories, Models, and Practical Applications.
11: The Role of Social Cognitive Flexibility in Effective Teaching.
12: Using Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Framework to Design Support Systems for Education and Special Education: Learning About Thought Systems.
13: Possibilities and Challenges in a One-to-One Initiative from a School Leader Perspective.
14: Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation within the Context of Modern Education.
Open Education, Open Pedagogy and Open Access.
15: Learning in the Digital Age with Meaning Equivalence Reusable Learning Objects (MERLO).
16: Concept Science Evidence-Based MERLO Learning Analytics.
17: Knowledge in the Shrinking Commons: Libraries and Open Access in a Market-Driven World.
18: Exploring the Development of Pre-Service Teachers' ICT-TPACK using a Cognitive Stimulation Tool.
19: Developing Soft Skills by Applying Problem-Based Learning in Software Engineering Education.
Design of New Learning Environments.
20: Collaborative Design in School: Conflicts, Contradictions, Agreements, and Disagreements to Learn.