Transforming Learning with New Technologies

Author: Robert W. Maloy
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133155773
Format: PDF, Kindle
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the bound book. For college students who are becoming teachers, developing 21st century technology skills requires a dynamic shift in the way they think about and make use of technology in schools. Learning how to use computer hardware and software is less and less the primary goal. Instead, teachers and students need 21st century learning mindsets in which they are active users and assessors of technology. “21st century learning” means teachers prepare, deliver, and assess lessons differently while students think critically and creatively about the learning they do and the technologies they use. Pre-service teachers are coming to recognize that the 21st century approach to educational technology means understanding what interactive computer technologies can do and how to utilize them to create engaging, memorable learning experiences for students. The authors have written this book to help students to do just that. The Second Edition provides essential coverage of New and Emerging Technologies including 21st century learning, tablet computers and apps, flipped classrooms, microblogging, online learning, virtual schools, digital citizenship, and digital video as well as expanded explorations of educational websites and software, learning games, digital portfolios, assistive technologies, and student participation systems. These additions let students learn about how the latest technologies can be used in schools to create successful learning experiences for K-12 students. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone or with a loose-leaf version of the text for 40-65% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0133400719 / 9780133400717 Transforming Learning with New Technologies Plus Video-Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133155714 / 9780133155716 Transforming Learning with New Technologies 0133397033 / 9780133397031 Transforming Learning with New Technologies, Video-Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology

Author: J. Michael Spector
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506311296
Format: PDF, ePub
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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology examines information on leveraging the power of technology to support teaching and learning. While using innovative technology to educate individuals is certainly not a new topic, how it is approached, adapted, and used toward the services of achieving real gains in student performance is extremely pertinent. This two-volume encyclopedia explores such issues, focusing on core topics and issues that will retain relevance in the face of perpetually evolving devices, services, and specific techniques. As technology evolves and becomes even more low-cost, easy-to-use, and more accessible, the education sector will evolve alongside it. For instance, issues surrounding reasoning behind how one study has shown students retain information better in traditional print formats are a topic explored within the pages of this new encyclopedia. Features: A collection of 300-350 entries are organized in A-to-Z fashion in 2 volumes available in a choice of print or electronic formats. Entries, authored by key figures in the field, conclude with cross references and further readings. A detailed index, the Reader’s Guide themes, and cross references combine for search-and-browse in the electronic version. This reference encyclopedia is a reliable and precise source on educational technology and a must-have reference for all academic libraries.

Transforming Learning Environments

Author: Fayneese Miller
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1781900159
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With the influence and pressures of the globalized economy, education systems are at a crossroads and need to find a place and/or identity that reflect new or transformed realities for learning environments. Questions such as to what extent, in what way, and how are we doing will need to be raised and answered before learning environments can begin

Podcasting for Teachers Revised 2nd Edition

Author: Kathleen P. King
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1607529319
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book introduces and explains this important new technology from the perspective of educators. It also provides new insights into the ways that technology can provide solutions to instructional needs that have not been sufficiently addressed until now. Not only does it provide concrete explanations, examples, models, and details about methods and resources that are not currently illustrated in other publications, but it also reveals a new rationale for the use of technology in education. This book helps readers apprehend critical issues essential to understanding and taking advantage of podcasting and related technologies as an educational resource: What podcasting is How “to do” podcasting How to plan podcastingbased activities for students How to create podcasts as teaching resources How to use podcasting for professional development Models developed specifically by the authors regarding: Podcast development Educators’ learning curve in podcasting Cost/benefit decision making regarding podcasting projects K – 12 school district directors of curriculum and instruction and directors of professional development, as well as classroom teachers, principals, and instructional supervisors across the core curriculum and in the area of Instructional Technology; and teacher educators and other college faculty will find this book a valuable resource. Readers may use the book as part of their own efforts to expand their teaching or staff development practice. It can also be an important resource for Education courses in content instruction and Instructional Technology and serve as a valuable reference for educators interested in educational applications of technology. What you will find in this revised and updated edition? New for this edition are valuable additional insights and updates related to our additional years of experience in podcasting and new media. Critical updated URLs, screenshots, software comparisons, data, some fresh new curricular examples, and included references to our new series, The Teachers’ Podcast and Transformation Education LIVE! We have also upgraded statistical information, advancements from the podcasting world, references, and biographical information. In short, the book is better than ever, in part because of suggestions form our many readers who are, teachers learners, and podcast listeners of course! The 16 chapters of the book are divided into the following major sections: PART I. A REVOLUTION IN OUR POCKETS PART II. PODCASTING “HOW TO” BASICS PART III. BECOMING A PODCASTING EDUCATOR

Educational Psychology

Author: John W. Santrock
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This innovative, full-colour text emphasizes and integrates important contemporary themes such as diversity, technology, and development issues within a constructivist framework.

Tourism Information Technology 2nd Edition

Author: Pierre J Benckendorff
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 1780641850
Format: PDF
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This second edition of 'Tourism Information Technology' continues to cover the complexities of how information technology is being used in the tourism industry. Fully updated, it covers IT applications in all sectors of the industry including airlines, travel intermediaries, accommodation, foodservice, destinations, attractions, events and entertainment. Organised around the stages of the visitor journey it will cover how tourists are using technologies to support decision making before their trip, during their travels and upon their return. This revised edition also includes the various social media that are impacting the travel industry and consider the increasing number of networks in tourism.

Social Learning for Learning Professionals

Author: Tony Bingham
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development
ISBN: 1562867873
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This infoline dusThis Infoline discusses how social media and social learning work together to transfer knowledge and connect people. Social media facilitates our inherent drive to learn together, and enables people of all ages to learn in ways that are comfortable and convenient for them. It will help you understand the various social learning technologies and how you can use them inside your own organization. You will also learn how to implement social learning and deal with critics and their objections.

Design Alchemy

Author: Roderick Sims
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 331902423X
Format: PDF, Docs
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The promise of online learning--flexible, learner-centered, responsive--was forward-looking and poised to revolutionize education. But too often online learning courses have little room for student engagement and their design does not reflect the potential for interactive and collaborative learning. Design Alchemy counters this trend by synthesizing the art and science of educational design to model a whole that transcends the sum of its parts. Challenging yet accessible, it clearly sets out steps for harnessing innovative strategies and designer creativity to provide educational platforms that reduce learner boredom and instructor burnout, and encourage deeper interaction with subject matter. Activities, assessment methods, and sample course materials are designed toward improving quality, embracing diversity, and adapting positively to change. And the book's palette of resources enables readers to effectively apply the principles in their own practice: The evolution of Design Alchemy in the context of online learning. Alignment with core theories and practice models. The framework: elements of pedagogy and components of practice. Case studies showing Design Alchemy in real-world learning. Tools, templates, and a sample syllabus. The Design Alchemy Manifesto, summarizing key ideas. Researchers and practitioners in technology and education will look to Design Alchemy as a transformative work to help make the most of student potential, learning opportunities, and their own professional growth.