Technology and Diversity in Higher Education: New Challenges, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599043181
  • ISBN-13: 9781599043180
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 284 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released January 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

Instructors at universities face many of the same concerns. They have to prepare and organize their courses, teach those courses and provide assignments, assess the learning of the students, and then evaluate the effectiveness of their teaching style. Even though these experiences are common, learning environments in higher education are increasingly diverse, and this diversity impacts every aspect of the institution. Technology and Diversity in Higher Education: New Challenges provides current and effective educational practices, and examines new challenges involving emerging technologies in increasingly diverse learning environments. This book studies current knowledge on how students learn, and the application of that knowledge to technology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Technology and Diversity in Higher Education: New Challenges: Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: Literary Reading and Technology.
2: Scanners and Readers: Digital Literacy and the Experience of Reading.
3: Case Studies in Technology and Diversity.
4: Intergenerational Learning: College Students and Older Adults.
5: Developing Technology-Based Education for Adult Learners in Micronesia: A Case Study for Learning Engagement in Diversity.
6: Crossing the Digital Divide: Online Portfolios in a Diverse Student Environment.
7: Information and Communication Technologies: Towards a Mediated Learning Context.
8: Evaluating the Role and Impact of Technology in Medical Education.
9: Technology in Physician Education.
10: Questionnaire Research in Technology and Diversity.
11: University Students' Perceptions of Computer Technology Experiences: Questionnaire Results and Analysis.
12: Internet Overuse on College Campuses: A Survey and Analysis of Current Trends.
13: Adoption of Online Courses in Higher Education: Evaluating the Readiness of Business Students and Faculty.
14: Development and Implementation of Technology and Diversity in Learning.
15: A Collaborative Learning Environment to Support Distance Students in Developing Nations.
16: Research in the Pacific: Utilizing Technology to Inform and Improve Teacher Practice.
17: Opportunities and New Challenges in Technology and Diversity.
18: Using Video to Productively Engage Learners.
19: Higher Learning in the Pacific: Reflections on Diversity and Technology in a Capstone Course.
About the Authors.
Index.