Adapting Information and Communication Technologies for Effective Education

Adapting Information and Communication Technologies for Effective Education

Lawrence A. Tomei (Robert Morris University, USA)
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Release Date: November, 2007|Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 333
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-922-9
ISBN13: 9781599049229|ISBN10: 1599049228|EISBN13: 9781599049250
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Description:

Educational initiatives attempt to introduce or promote a culture of quality within education by raising concerns related to student learning, providing services related to assessment, professional development of teachers, curriculum and pedagogy, and influencing educational policy, in the realm of technology.

Adapting Information and Communication Technologies for Effective Education addresses ICT assessment in universities, student satisfaction in management information system programs, factors that impact the successful implementation of a laptop program, student learning and electronic portfolios, and strategic planning for e-learning. Providing innovative research on several fundamental technology-based initiatives, this book will make a valuable addition to every reference library.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • ADDIE model application to online instruction
  • Business-plan anchored e-commerce courses
  • CareerQuesting
  • Cyber schools and special needs
  • Decision trees
  • E-learning in the workplace
  • Game mods
  • Geographic information systems in higher education
  • ICT program assessments
  • KARPE model
  • Student technology project management
  • TCP/IP networking
  • Three phase TUI model
  • TRAKS model for training in hierarchal organizations
  • Use of blended ICT models in higher education
  • Vignettes in on online environment
Reviews and Testimonials

"A comprehensive research guide for e-learning administrators and educators interested in distance education's key concepts. A useful resource for information on emerging technologies that impact teaching and learning."

– Mary Hricko, Ph.D., Kent State University Geauga Campus, Ohio

Education as we know is a rapidly changing field. With the infusion of technology into education, the pace of that change has only accelerated. The editor of this new collaborative work has done an excellent job of compiling some of the best work into a volume of work that is sure to help us all keep pace with these changes in the use of technology in education.

– Robert Cutshall, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, Texas

"With technology's potential being realized in teaching and learning, it is essential to have a resource that addresses so many critical issues in distance learning and in emerging technologies. This is it! In these volumes, educators, students, administrators, and researchers can gain insight, knowledge, and strategies needed to succeed and grow in our ever advancing worldwide technological classroom!"

– Vivian H. Wright, Ph.D., The University of Alabama, Alabama

Thirty-eight international academics and researchers contribute 20 chapters focused on models, educational initiatives, and assessment of instructional technologies.

– Book News Inc. (2008)

The author provides innovative research on several technology based initiatives. This book is a valuable addition to every reference library.

– APADE (2008)
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Editor/Author Biographies
Lawrence A. Tomei is Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and a professor in education at Robert Morris University. Born in Akron, Ohio, he earned a BSBA from the University of Akron (1972) and entered the US Air Force, serving until his retirement as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1994. Dr. Tomei completed his MPA and MEd at the University of Oklahoma (1975, 1978) and EdD from USC (1983). His articles and books on instructional technology include: Professional Portfolios for Teachers (1999), Teaching Digitally: Integrating Technology Into the Classroom (2001), Technology Facade (2002), Challenges of Teaching with Technology Across the Curriculum (2003), and Taxonomy for the Technology Domain (2005).
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