Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching, and Technology
by Michael Orey
Publisher: The Global Text Project 2010
Number of pages: 349
A discussion of a number of ideas that are frequently described as learning or instructional theories. Examples include Information Processing, Constructivism of Piaget, and Social Constructivism of Vygotsky. The latter part of the book describes as a collection of instructional strategies that have been designed with the learning theories in mind.
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The objective of this book is to lift the fog of the various misunderstandings of college: credits, courses, assignments, studying, etc. It is somewhat slanted toward US students; however, many of the things can be applied to different colleges.
by Michelle Commeyras, et al. - The Global Text Project
The book for those teachers who want to be readers and teachers. It will inspire you to explore ways of bringing your reading self to teaching reading and language arts. We want to encourage those who already share their reading life with students.
by Raphael Calis - U.S. Department of State
USA Education in Brief covers the development of the public school movement, beginning with 'common school', in the 18th century, to the G.I. Bill of Rights and the civil rights movement which expanded educational opportunity to all U.S. citizens.
by Roddy Gibbs - Smashwords
A guide which helps students, professionals, and other lifelong learners develop a better approach to their educational and career pursuits. The authors blend the latest research with entertaining stories to teach readers how to truly pay attention.