Educational Innovation to Address Complex Societal Challenges

Educational Innovation to Address Complex Societal Challenges

Release Date: February, 2024|Copyright: © 2024 |Pages: 315
DOI: 10.4018/979-8-3693-3073-9
ISBN13: 9798369330739|EISBN13: 9798369330746
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In modern education, students and teaching methodologies face many challenges that hinder smooth development. The digital age presents students with information overload, impeding the cultivation of their critical thinking skills. Traditional language teaching methods must be revised to prepare students for the intricacies of a globalized, multilingual world. The rise in academic demands contributes to heightened stress levels among students. Despite the urgency of environmental challenges, educational systems need a cohesive focus on eco-conscious practices. The abrupt transition to virtual learning during crises has exposed challenges in adapting to and fully realizing the potential of virtual environments. These interrelated issues underscore the imperative for a comprehensive solution that aligns pedagogical practices with the demands of contemporary society.

Educational Innovation to Address Complex Societal Challenges begins by dissecting pedagogical renewal and educational innovation, illustrating their expansive reach and adaptability in addressing the diverse educational challenges of our time. It emphasizes that these innovative elements extend beyond mere educational enhancements, presenting many opportunities to catalyze substantial societal change. A crucial aspect highlighted is the reciprocal relationship between educational practices and social reality, creating a symbiotic circle that adds meaning to the educational process.

The chapters present diverse perspectives and innovative proposals that underscore the flexibility of educational practices. They illuminate the connections between pedagogical renewal, educational innovation, and societal changes by weaving together initiatives and research conducted within classrooms. This synthesis serves as a foundation for profound reflection, providing readers with insights into new opportunities for societal transformation.

Designed for professionals and researchers in the field of education, the book caters to educators across various stages, from primary to adult education. It also extends its reach to professionals in adjacent domains such as computer science, sociology, environment, and languages. School management teams seeking methodological changes will find this work invaluable, offering a roadmap for integrating pedagogical renewal and educational innovation into their institutions.

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

  • Digital Literacy
  • Educational Innovation
  • Empathy Development
  • Foreign Language Teaching
  • Fostering Creativity
  • Global Personality Development
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Mental Well-being
  • Multilingual Contexts
  • Pedagogical Renewal
  • Smartphones in the Classroom
  • Soft Skills Cultivation
  • Sustainability
  • Virtual Environments
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Editor/Author Biographies
Jacobo Roda-Segarra is an Assistant Professor at the University of Valencia (Spain). His lines of research focus on the confluence between educational technology and education, as well as its application to research in the history of education. He has been a primary education teacher for 7 years, as well as ICT coordinator of the school, which has allowed him to launch several pioneering experiences related to blended learning, computational thinking and educational robotics.
Santiago Mengual-Andres has been teaching and researching for 19 years. Between 2002 and 2007, he was Research Fellow at the UA, joining the teaching staff of the Faculty of Education as Assistant Professor between 2008 and 2011. In 2012, he moved his professional activity as Assistant Professor to the Faculty of Philosophy and Educational Sciences of the University of Valencia (UV). There he joined the Department of Comparative Education and History of Education, as Associate Professor (tenured, not civil servant) in 2015. Since then, he has developed his stable career in teaching, research and management in this faculty, and has held positions of special relevance. Between 2015 and 2018, he was Academic Secretary of his Department and since 2018 he has been Vice-Dean of Quality, Research and Innovation. He has also held positions of responsibility in UV Management Commissions, such as: the Presidency of the Faculty’s Quality Committee, member of the University of Valencia’s Research Commission; member of the Subcommittee for the Quality Teacher Evaluation. He has been Secretary of the Doctoral Studies Academic Committee in Education. He is currently a member of the Academic Senate of the University of Valencia.
Antonio Cortijo Ocaña is a prof. of medieval and early modern culture at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Author of over 50 monographs and more than 150 articles, Antonio Cortijo Ocaña analyzes in his research the ideological structures and tensions that have forged the Modern Period across the Atlantic and across the languages and cultures of the Iberian Peninsula. He deals with issues such as nation building, power and ideology, religion and economy in the late medieval through 18th centuries, as well as with the larger topic of the relevance of Humanism in the creation of the modern nations.
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