Informed Design of Educational Technologies in Higher Education: Enhanced Learning and Teaching, 1st Edition

  • Anders D. Olofsson
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  • ISBN-10: 1613500815
  • ISBN-13: 9781613500811
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 548 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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During the last decade, the Internet has driven some of the most significant changes in higher education. Since information and communication technologies (ICTs) impact how we educate, teach, and learn, researchers, teachers, and other stakeholders in higher education must be prepared to meet students with uses of educational technology that are designed with reflection and research.INFORMED DESIGN OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION: ENHANCED LEARNING AND TEACHING presents recent and important theoretical and practical advances in educational technology design in higher education, examining their possibilities for enhancing teaching and learning. This volume includes discussions of technologies and applications grounded in legitimate learning theories and from an ethical perspective that emphasizes mutual understanding.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Aspects of the Research Field.
2: The Influence Upon Design of Differing Conceptions of Teaching and Learning with Technology.
3: The Outcomes-Based Approach: Concepts and Practice in Curriculum and Educational Technology Design.
4: Instructional Design for Technology-Based Systems.
5: The Next Generation: Design and the Infrastructure for Learning in a Mobile and Networked World.
6: Integrating Arenas through Designed Learning and Teaching.
7: Using Online Data for Student Investigations in Biology and Ecology.
8: Towards an Activity-Driven Design Method for Online Learning Resources.
9: Informed Design of Educational Activities in Online Learning Communities.
10: Boundless Writing: Applying a Transactional Approach to Design of a Thesis Course in Higher Education.
11: Authentic Tasks Online: Two Experiences.
12: Emerging Educational Technologies.
13: Designing for Learning in Computer-Assisted Health Care Simulations.
14: The Impact of Instructional Simulation Use on Teaching and Learning: A Case Study.
15: 3D Virtual Worlds in Higher Education.
16: Debating Across Borders.
17: Designing Learning Ecosystems for Mobile Social Media.
18: Mobile Learning in Higher Education.
19: Designing for Active Learning: Putting Learning into Context with Mobile Devices.
20: Informed Design Models and Educational Technology.
21: Fostering NCL in Higher Education: New Approaches for Integrating Educational Technology Instructional Design into Teachers' Practice.
22: Social Network Informed Design for Learning with Educational Technology.
23: Designing a Model for Enhanced Teaching and Meaningful E-Learning.
24: An Ecological Approach to Instructional Design: The Learning Synergy of Interaction and Context.
25: Multi-Faceted Professional Development Models Designed to Enhance Teaching and Learning Within Universities.
26: Changing Educational Practices through Informed Choices of Design.
27: The Design of Learning Materials Within Small Scale Projects: What Is the Value of an Action Research Approach?.
28: Instructional Technical and Pedagogical Design: Teaching Future Teachers Educational Technology.
29: Priorities in the Classroom: Pedagogies for High Performance Learning Spaces.
About the Contributors.