Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration
Release Date: February, 2013. Copyright © 2013. 378 pages.
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DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2988-2, ISBN13: 9781466629882, ISBN10: 1466629886, EISBN13: 9781466629899
With advancements in technology continuing to influence all areas of society, students in current classrooms have a different understanding and perspective of learning than the educational system has been designed to teach.
Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration highlights the emerging digital age, its complex transformation of the current educational system, and the integration of educational technologies into teaching strategies. This book offers best practices in the process of incorporating learning technologies into instruction and is an essential resource for academicians, professionals, educational researchers in education and educational-related fields.
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Bethany K. B. Fleck (Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA), Aaron S. Richmond (Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA), Heather D. Hussey (Northcentral University, USA)
This chapter informs readers on ways to integrate social media into the college classroom. Preexisting and relevant research is reviewed including suggested practice...
Lutfi Incikabi (Kastamonu University, Turkey), Hatice Sancar Tokmak (Mersin University, Turkey)
The relationships between content, pedagogy, and technology are important for teaching, yet complex for teachers. The idea of technological, pedagogical, and content...
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Keengwe (education, U. of North Dakota) compiles 16 articles by education, technology, and other researchers working in the US, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Australia, who outline best practices in incorporating learning technologies into classroom instruction, for academics, professionals, and educational researchers. They discuss the integration of digital tools like social media, collaboratively written online documents, webinars, clickers, simulation games, and web technologies; emerging technologies like Maple and screencasting to increase student engagement; the role of modeling technology integration by teachers in elementary teacher education courses; integrating technology in teacher education programs, visual arts education in K-12, and media literacy classes; the role of librarians in informatics to support classrooms; using educational technologies in developing countries like Saudi Arabia; technology use levels in higher education; incorporating educational computer games into upper-level education courses; the history of the online music degree at one college; the use of social media in higher education; the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge model; and privacy and identity management in social media.
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- Academic Frameworks
- Applications in Education
- Global Learning Environments
- Mobile Technologies in Education
- Teacher Development with Educational Technologies
- Ubiquitous Technologies