Enhancing Learning Through Technology, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 159140973X
  • ISBN-13: 9781591409731
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 335 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released November 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

  • Price:  Sign in for price

About

Overview

Digital technology for learning enhancement has been accepted in all levels of education, incorporating the ambitions of challenging traditional educational paradigms for the purpose of stimulating change and bringing about an innovation in the design of curricula.

Enhancing Learning Through Technology identifies and presents the latest research on theory, practice, and capturing learning designs and best-practices. It demonstrates significant and innovative ways of improving learning processes through responsible integration of technology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: Online Communities and Professional Teacher Learning: Affordances and Challenges.
2: Enhancing Phronesis: Bridging Communities Through Technology.
3: Enhancing the Design of a Successful Networked Course Collaboration: An Outsider Perspective.
4: Enhanced Learning and Leading in a Technology-Rich, 21st Century Global Learning Environment.
5: Enhancing Learning Through 3-D Virtual Environments.
6: Inquisitivism: The Evolution of a Constructivist Approach for Web-Based Instruction.
7: Situated Learning and Interacting with/Through Technologies: Enhancing Research and Design.
8: Rethinking E-Learning: Shifting the Focus to Learning Activities.
9: Computer Supported Collaborative Learning and the Central Research Questions: Two Illustrative Vignettes.
10: Identifying an Appropriate, Pedagogical, Networked Architecture for Online Learning Communities.
11: Ms. Chips and Her Battle Against the Cyborgs: Embedding ICT in Professional Praxis.
12: Making Sense of Technologically Enhanced Learning in Context: A Research Agenda.
13: Brain-Based Learning.
About the Authors.
Index.