Optimizing K-12 Education through Online and Blended Learning, 1st Edition

  • Nathaniel Ostashewski
  • Jennifer Howell
  • Martha Cleveland-Innes
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  • ISBN-10: 1522505083
  • ISBN-13: 9781522505082
  • DDC: 371.3
  • 293 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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The integration of information and communication technologies in education is unavoidable, as an increasing percentage of educators embrace modern technology, others are faced with the decision to reevaluate their own pedagogical practices or become obsolete. To meet the needs of students, one must first define what stipulates a successful K-12 student, the best practices of online classrooms, the warning signs for low-performing students, and how to engage web-based students. Optimizing K-12 Education through Online and Blended Learning addresses the models, support, cases, and delivery of K-12 online education. Seeking to further the conversation about the most effective ways to integrate ICT into the classroom, this publication presents theoretical frameworks to support educators and administrators. This book is an essential collection of research for teachers, administrators, students of education, IT professionals, developers, and policy makers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education (AECKE) Book Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Online Coaching as Teacher Training: Using a Relationship of Inquiry Framework.
2: Optimizing K-12 Education through Effective Educator Preparation: Lessons Learned from a Synchronous Online Pilot Study.
3: A Model for Teacher Training to Improve Students' 21st Century Skills in Online and Blended Learning: An Approach from Film Education.
4: Current Trends and Perspectives in the K-12 Canadian Blended and Online Classroom.
5: Factors Influencing International Student Success in a K-12 Blended Learning Program.
6: The Psychological Domain: Enhancing Traditional Practice in K-12 Education.
7: Introducing the Teaching and Learning Benefits of the WWW in Aboriginal Schools: Trials and Tribulations.
8: An Inquiry-Based Approach to Blended and Online Learning in K-12 Education.
9: Teaching Strategies and Tactics in K-12 Blended Education: The Flipped Classroom Model.
10: iPad Usage and Appropriate Applications: K-12 Classroom with a 1-to-1 iPad Initiative.
11: Optimizing an Online Learning Course Using Automatic Curating in Sliding Mode.
12: Authentic Assessment Construction in Online Education: The Case of the Open High School Program of the Philippines.
13: Case Studies of Scaffolded On-Line Inquiry in Primary and Secondary Classrooms: Technology and Inquiry in a Science Context.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.