Digital Tools for Seamless Learning

Digital Tools for Seamless Learning

Süleyman Nihat Şad (Inonu University, Turkey) and Martin Ebner (Graz University of Technology, Austria)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: November, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 398
ISBN13: 9781522516927|ISBN10: 1522516921|EISBN13: 9781522516934|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1692-7


In recent years, the use of technology has become increasingly integrated into classroom settings. By utilizing new innovations, students can be provided with a deeper learning experience.

Digital Tools for Seamless Learning is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly material on the implementation of technology in modern classrooms and provides a thorough overview of how such applications assist in the learning process. Highlighting pedagogical approaches, theoretical foundations, and curriculum development strategies, this book is ideally designed for teachers, researchers, professionals, upper-level students, and practitioners actively involved in the education field.

Topics Covered

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

  • Augmented Reality
  • Distance Education
  • Gamification
  • Higher Education
  • Internet of Things
  • Mobile Learning
  • Social Media
  • Virtual Learning
  • Wearable Technologies

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Süleyman Nihat Sad is an associate professor at Curriculum and Instruction department at Inonu University in Malatya, Turkey. His main research interests include curriculum and instruction, technology integration into education, material design, language teaching, measurement and evaluation, qualitative research methods. He has authored several articles, conference papers, and projects on technology integration in education, teacher training, mobile learning, parental involvement, teaching foreign languages.
Martin Ebner is currently head of the Department for Social Learning of Computer and Information Services at Graz University of Technology. He is responsible for all e-Learning activities of the University. His research focuses strongly on the use of Web 2.0 for teaching and learning purposes. Martin has delivered a number of lectures and seminars around the topic of e-Learning and the use of computers in educational settings. He studied civil engineering from 1995–2000 and got his M.Sc. from the Institute of Structural Concrete. Afterwards Martin worked as scientific assistant at the Institute of Structural Concrete and wrote his Ph.D. thesis about e-Learning in structural engineering. Since 2005 he holds a Ph.D. in technical sciences from Graz University of Technology. From 2005 to 2006 he worked at the Institute for Building Informatics as Assistant Professor. Since September 2006 Martin is head of the Department for Social Learning at the Computing and Information Services. He wrote not only an amount of international publications and gave a number of presentations about e-Learning, he is also member of various national and international research groups and scientific boards. Martin is one of the biggest EduBlogger in the German speaking area and conducts the e-Learning Blog (