Hacking the Academy
by Dan Cohen, Tom Scheinfeldt
Publisher: MPublishing 2011
This volume explores how the academy might be beneficially reformed using digital media and technology. The book represents a good snapshot of how scores of engaged academics who care deeply about higher education are trying to further its original goals of learning, scholarship, and service, albeit in novel ways that may be uncomfortable for those with a more conservative bent.
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Table of Contents: Web 2.0 Learning Environments; The Net Generation; Blended Learning; Online Communities; Accessibility and Usability; Games for Learning; Virtual Learning Environments; Moderating Online Discussions For Learning; etc.
by Martin Weller - Bloomsbury Academic
Every aspect of scholarly practice is seeing changes effected by new technologies. This book will explore these changes, their implications for higher education, the new forms of scholarly practice and what lessons can be drawn from other sectors.
by Hazel Woodward - Ubiquity Press
Ebooks are coming of age in education, as this collection demonstrates. The book will provide guidance to institutions as they develop services to support students and researchers and will be of interest to publishers, teachers, lecturers, etc.
by C.N. Davidson, D.T. Goldberg - The MIT Press
The authors focus on the potential for shared and interactive learning made possible by the Internet. They argue that the most important characteristic of the Internet is its capacity for world-wide community and the limitless exchange of ideas.