Cases on Educational Technology Implementation for Facilitating Learning

Cases on Educational Technology Implementation for Facilitating Learning

Albert D. Ritzhaupt (University of Florida, USA) and Swapna Kumar (University of Florida, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: March, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 505
ISBN13: 9781466636767|ISBN10: 1466636769|EISBN13: 9781466636774|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-3676-7


With constant explorative research on educational technologies, it remains important to have a detailed understanding of the implementation of these innovations.

Cases on Educational Technology Implementation for Facilitating Learning blends together vital research and advancements on educational technologies into one comprehensive collection; while structuring  the information to make it accessible for implementation into the classroom. Academics, professors, and educators will find this casebook especially useful for integrating new aspects of technology into their programs.

Topics Covered

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

  • Blended Learning
  • Educational Technologies
  • Electronic Performance
  • Instructional Design
  • Knowledge Management
  • Mobile Learning

Reviews and Testimonials

For students and educators in educational technology, Ritzhaupt and Kumar (teaching and learning, U. of Florida) compile 21 case studies from educators and professionals in educational technology and other fields working in the US, Canada, Ghana, and Europe, who illustrate the use of educational technology in learning. They discuss K-12, higher, religious, and healthcare education settings, and technology topics related to learning management systems, social media tools, professional development, teacher education courses, online teaching, electronic coaching, training, developing an educational tool, mobile learning, the design and development of an educational game, scenario-based simulations for at-risk college students, issues in instructional design, teaching simulation, electronic portfolios, and a school library evaluation model.

– Annotation ©2013 Book News Inc. Portland, OR

Offering teaching cases at all levels of education from K-12 to undergraduate and graduate, from general overviews of educational technology to usage in specific settings such as medical, STEM, or teaching, and from a specific technology to the integration of technology in a more general way, including technologies such as Twitter, mobile devices, online and hybrid courses, eportfolios, and more. [...] The cases can be used individually for study and discussion, or for reference as to how others have dealt with a scenario similar to what one is facing, selected through the detailed table of contents or the brief index.

– Sara Marcus, American Reference Books Annual

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Albert D. Ritzhaupt is an assistant professor in the School of Teaching and Learning at the University of Florida. His primary research areas focus on the design and development of technology-enhanced learning environments, and technology integration in education. His publications have appeared in multiple venues, including the Journal of Research on Technology in Education, Computers in the Schools, Journal of Computing in Higher Education, Computers & Education, Behavior Research Methods, Journal of Interactive Learning Research, Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, Journal of Educational Computing Research, and Computers in Human Behavior. Dr. Ritzhaupt completed his doctoral studies at the University of South Florida.
Swapna Kumar is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the School of Teaching and Learning, University of Florida, USA, where she coordinates the online doctoral program in Educational Technology. Her research interests include online education, blended learning, doctoral education, online communities, and the integration of new technologies in higher education. She has published several book chapters and refereed articles on the design and development of online curriculum; facilitation, assessment and student support in online education; and on the integration of emerging technologies in teacher education and higher education.