Handbook of Research on Cloud-Based STEM Education for Improved Learning Outcomes, 1st Edition

  • Lee Chao
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  • ISBN-10: 1466699256
  • ISBN-13: 9781466699250
  • DDC: 507.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 481 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This handbook prepares current and future instructors for exciting breakthroughs in STEM education driven by the advancement of cloud technologies. From virtual lab and app construction, to information sharing and course material distribution, this volume explores various topics related to the benefits and challenges of adopting cloud technologies in the classroom. This handbook is an invaluable reference for educators, technology professionals, administrators, and education students who wish to become leaders in their fields.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Trends and Advances of Cloud-Based Teaching and Learning.
1: Strategic Planning for Cloud Computing Adoption in STEM Education: Finding Best Practice Solutions.
2: Cloud Computing as a Catalyst for Change in STEM Education.
3: The Emergence of Cloud Portfolio in Higher Education.
Development of Education Cloud Platform.
4: Strategies and Practice of Cloud-Based Learning Environment Implementation.
5: Designing, Developing, and Evaluating a Cloud-Based Laboratory for Online STEM IT Students.
6: Addressing Transport Layer Issues in Cloud Computing: A STEM Perspective.
7: Cloud-Based Social Media as LMS: A Fit for STEM in Developing and Newly Developed Economies.
8: A Cloud-Based Learning Platform: STEM Learning Experiences with New Tools.
9: Context-Aware Cloud Computing for Personal Learning Environment.
10: Free and Open Source Cloud Computing Technology.
Teaching and Learning in the Cloud Environment.
11: Cloud Computing for Teaching and Learning: Design Strategies.
12: Engaging Students in Conducting Data Analysis: The Whole-Class Data Advantage.
13: Hands-On Learning of Cloud Computing.
14: Screencasts in Mathematics: Modelling the Mathematician.
15: Support for Cloud-Based Mobile Learning.
16: Cloud Computing: An Agent of Promoting Interdisciplinary Sciences, Especially Information Science and I-Schools – Emerging Techno-Educational Scenario.
Security and Access Control in Cloud Computing.
17: Assessing Security with Regard to Cloud Applications in STEM Education.
18: Security Issues Related to Cloud Applications in STEM Education.
Management and Evaluation of Classes Supported by Cloud Platform.
19: Inquiry-Based Learning on the Cloud:.
20: Cloud-Based Continuous Formative Assessment (CFA).
21: Improving the Effectiveness of Research Supervision in STEM Education: Cloud-Based Multimedia Solutions.
22: Designing a Cloud-Based Assessment Model: A New Zealand Polytechnic Case Study.
23: Cloud Services in UK Higher Education: A Feasibility Study for Providing IaaS in the Computing and Library Services of a UK University.
24: A Media Interpretation of the Negative Impact of Cloud Technologies.
25: The Significance of Situation Awareness in Education: Being Aware of What We Learn.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Trends and Advances of Cloud-Based Teaching and Learning.
1: Strategic Planning for Cloud Computing Adoption in STEM Education: Finding Best Practice Solutions.
2: Cloud Computing as a Catalyst for Change in STEM Education.
3: The Emergence of Cloud Portfolio in Higher Education.
Development of Education Cloud Platform.
4: Strategies and Practice of Cloud-Based Learning Environment Implementation.
5: Designing, Developing, and Evaluating a Cloud-Based Laboratory for Online STEM IT Students.
6: Addressing Transport Layer Issues in Cloud Computing: A STEM Perspective.
7: Cloud-Based Social Media as LMS: A Fit for STEM in Developing and Newly Developed Economies.
8: A Cloud-Based Learning Platform: STEM Learning Experiences with New Tools.
9: Context-Aware Cloud Computing for Personal Learning Environment.
10: Free and Open Source Cloud Computing Technology.
Teaching and Learning in the Cloud Environment.
11: Cloud Computing for Teaching and Learning: Design Strategies.
12: Engaging Students in Conducting Data Analysis: The Whole-Class Data Advantage.
13: Hands-On Learning of Cloud Computing.
14: Screencasts in Mathematics: Modelling the Mathematician.
15: Support for Cloud-Based Mobile Learning.
16: Cloud Computing: An Agent of Promoting Interdisciplinary Sciences, Especially Information Science and I-Schools – Emerging Techno-Educational Scenario.
Security and Access Control in Cloud Computing.
17: Assessing Security with Regard to Cloud Applications in STEM Education.
18: Security Issues Related to Cloud Applications in STEM Education.
Management and Evaluation of Classes Supported by Cloud Platform.
19: Inquiry-Based Learning on the Cloud:.
20: Cloud-Based Continuous Formative Assessment (CFA).
21: Improving the Effectiveness of Research Supervision in STEM Education: Cloud-Based Multimedia Solutions.
22: Designing a Cloud-Based Assessment Model: A New Zealand Polytechnic Case Study.
23: Cloud Services in UK Higher Education: A Feasibility Study for Providing IaaS in the Computing and Library Services of a UK University.
24: A Media Interpretation of the Negative Impact of Cloud Technologies.
25: The Significance of Situation Awareness in Education: Being Aware of What We Learn.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.