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Information Technology in Education

e-books in Information Technology in Education category

Book cover: Stealth Assessment: Measuring and Supporting Learning in Video GamesStealth Assessment: Measuring and Supporting Learning in Video Games
by - The MIT Press ,
The authors argue that using well-designed games as vehicles to assess and support learning will help combat students' growing disengagement from school, and offer them opportunities to apply such complex competencies as creativity and collaboration.
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Book cover: Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning: Foundations and ApplicationsEmergence and Innovation in Digital Learning: Foundations and Applications
by - AU Press ,
Contributors to 'Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning' include individuals who are shaping the future of online learning with their applications and investigations on the impact of issues such as openness, analytics, MOOCs, and social media.
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Book cover: Information and Communications Technology in the 21st Century ClassroomInformation and Communications Technology in the 21st Century Classroom
by - De Gruyter Open ,
The book is written from the global perspective of a textbook. It is not focused on a specific type of classroom instruction. It provides practical information for an easy start in using computers for education according to pedagogic goals.
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Book cover: Preparing Teachers to Teach Writing Using TechnologyPreparing Teachers to Teach Writing Using Technology
by - ETC Press ,
This books shares instructional approaches from experienced teacher educators in the areas of writing, education and technology. Chapters explore professional development opportunities that effectively integrate technology into the writing classroom.
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Book cover: Mobile Media Learning: Innovation and InspirationMobile Media Learning: Innovation and Inspiration
by - ETC Press ,
This book is an inspirational message about what is possible and practical in the name of learning through mobile media. We present stories from a diverse set of educators, a microcosm of the landscape of mobile media learning...
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Book cover: Teaching in a Digital AgeTeaching in a Digital Age
by ,
The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when all of us, and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided ...
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Book cover: Ludoliteracy: Defining, Understanding, and Supporting Games EducationLudoliteracy: Defining, Understanding, and Supporting Games Education
by - ETC Press ,
This book explores ludoliteracy, or the question of what it means to understand games, by looking at the challenges and problems faced by students taking games-related classes. It examines the broader implications for supporting games education.
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Book cover: Digital Writing Assessment and EvaluationDigital Writing Assessment and Evaluation
by - Utah State University Press ,
The authors of this volume place emphasis on assessment of digital writing -- the methodological, technological, and ethical approaches for and issues involved with assessing multimodal, networked texts (and the student learning they represent).
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Book cover: Mobile Media LearningMobile Media Learning
by - ETC Press ,
This book shares innovative uses of mobile technology for learning in a variety of settings. From camps to classrooms, parks to playgrounds, libraries to landmarks, the book shows that exciting learning can happen anywhere educators can imagine.
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Book cover: Web Writing: Why and How for Liberal Arts Teaching and LearningWeb Writing: Why and How for Liberal Arts Teaching and Learning
by - University of Michigan Press ,
The book responds to contemporary debates over the proper role of the Internet in higher education, steering a middle course between polarized attitudes that often dominate the conversation. The authors argue for the wise integration of web tools ...
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Book cover: TeacherCraft: How Teachers Learn to Use MineCraft in Their ClassroomsTeacherCraft: How Teachers Learn to Use MineCraft in Their Classrooms
by - unglue.it ,
Minecraft is currently the game of choice for millions of youth and also for these seventeen teachers. Its rapid adoption provides a unique window of opportunity to look inside the recent memory of innovative teachers and unpack how they learned.
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Book cover: Ebooks in Education: Realising the VisionEbooks in Education: Realising the Vision
by - 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.
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Book cover: ARTiculating: Teaching Writing in a Visual WorldARTiculating: Teaching Writing in a Visual World
by - Heinemann ,
The book explores the central role that the visual plays in a multimediated, computerized culture. The contributors to this collection and the editors ask how we can exploit the intersections between the visual and the verbal to improve learning.
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Book cover: Education for an Information AgeEducation for an Information Age
by - University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown ,
The primary goal of the text is to help you incorporate the computer into your K-12 curriculum. A secondary goal is to support your endeavors towards becoming the most effective educator you can be in the context of the K-12 classroom of today ...
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Book cover: Digital Thinking and Mobile TeachingDigital Thinking and Mobile Teaching
by - Bookboon ,
This book explores how mobile devices can be incorporated into learning environments to promote a digitally-rich curricula resulting in a framework that identifies a right time, right place and mobile device aimed at maximizing student learning.
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Book cover: The Digital Scholar: How Technology Is Transforming Scholarly PracticeThe Digital Scholar: How Technology Is Transforming Scholarly Practice
by - 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.
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Book cover: Passions, Pedagogies, and 21st Century TechnologiesPassions, Pedagogies, and 21st Century Technologies
by - Utah State University Press ,
A volume that sets the agenda in the field of computers and composition scholarship for a decade. The technology changes that scholars of composition studies face as the next century opens couldn't be more dramatic or deserving of passionate study.
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Book cover: Issues in Digital Technology in EducationIssues in Digital Technology in Education
- Wikibooks ,
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.
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Book cover: The Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital AgeThe Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age
by - 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.
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Book cover: Game Changers: Education and Information TechnologiesGame Changers: Education and Information Technologies
by - EDUCAUSE ,
Institutions are finding new ways of achieving higher education's mission without being crippled by constraints or overpowered by greater expectations. Find out who is changing the game and what we can learn from their approaches in this book.
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Book cover: Digital Tools in Urban Schools: Mediating a Remix of LearningDigital Tools in Urban Schools: Mediating a Remix of Learning
by - University of Michigan Press ,
The book demonstrates significant ways in which high school teachers in the complex educational setting of an urban public high school in Northern California extended their own professional learning to revitalize learning in their classrooms.
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Book cover: Hacking the AcademyHacking the Academy
by - MPublishing ,
This volume explores how the academy might be beneficially reformed using digital media and technology. The book represents a good snapshot of how engaged academics are trying to further its original goals of learning, scholarship, and service.
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Book cover: Introduction to Problem Solving in the Information AgeIntroduction to Problem Solving in the Information Age
by ,
This book explores how Information and Communication Technology aid both your physical capabilities and your mental capabilities. By learning to make effective use of ICT tools, you can improve your problem-solving capabilities.
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Book cover: Beyond Fun: Serious Games and MediaBeyond Fun: Serious Games and Media
by - Lulu.com ,
This book focuses on strategies for applying games, simulations and interactive experiences in learning contexts. Throughout, the promises and problems of implementing games and media in learning experiences are explored.
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Book cover: Computers as Tutors: Solving the Crisis in EducationComputers as Tutors: Solving the Crisis in Education
by - Faben ,
Bennett methodically analyzes current educational Practices with a focus on the enhanced role computers can play in the schools. His review of past educational theory and present-day situations illustrate the frustration of many with our schools.
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Book cover: New technologies, new pedagogies: Mobile learning in higher educationNew technologies, new pedagogies: Mobile learning in higher education
by - University of Wollongong ,
This e-book explores the use of mobile devices in learning in higher education, and provides examples of good pedagogy. The examples this book will provide the reader with the inspiration to teach their own courses in ways that employ mobile devices.
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Book cover: Wiki Writing: Collaborative Learning in the College ClassroomWiki Writing: Collaborative Learning in the College Classroom
by - Digital Culture Books ,
A collection of essays that provides an array of perspectives on the many theoretical and practical issues that wikis raise. The book draws on practical classroom experiences with wikis to offer a series concrete suggestions to help educators.
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