Fostering Pedagogy Through Micro and Adaptive Learning in Higher Education: Trends, Tools, and Applications

Fostering Pedagogy Through Micro and Adaptive Learning in Higher Education: Trends, Tools, and Applications

Release Date: August, 2023|Copyright: © 2023 |Pages: 376
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-8656-6
ISBN13: 9781668486566|ISBN10: 1668486563|EISBN13: 9781668486573
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Fostering Pedagogy Through Micro and Adaptive Learning in Higher Education: Trends, Tools, and Applications is a timely and groundbreaking book that addresses the challenges of engaging the digital generations in the teaching-learning process, intensified by the pandemic. Written by Ricardo Queirós, a renowned researcher in e-learning interoperability and programming languages, the book offers a unique perspective on using micro and adaptive learning approaches to create immersive and personalized environments that cater to the learning styles and paces of diverse students.

The book covers innovative trends, tools, and applications that enable educators to implement pedagogical practices that enhance the teaching-learning experience. It explores topics such as artificial intelligence in education, adaptive hypermedia, differentiated instruction, and micro-gamification design, providing readers with practical tools to create personalized and immersive learning environments. This book is a valuable resource for professors of any domain, practitioners, and students pursuing education, as well as research scholars looking to expand their understanding of e-learning and pedagogical innovation. It is a must-read for anyone interested in the future of education and how digital technologies can be leveraged to create engaging and immersive learning environments.

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

  • 3D Virtual Worlds
  • AI In Education
  • Automatic Evaluation
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Competitive Learning
  • Constructive Learning Theory
  • Content And Language Integrated Learning
  • Course Performance Indicators
  • Differentiated Education
  • Distance Education
  • Educational Computer Games
  • E-Learning / B-Learning
  • E-Learning Frameworks
  • E-Learning Standardization
  • Escape Rooms in Education
  • Exercise Design
  • Game Design Principles
  • Gamification in Education
  • Inclusive Learning
  • Inquiry-Based Learning
  • Interoperability & Standardization in E-Learning
  • Language Online Courses
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Learning Styles
  • Metaverse in Education
  • MOOC Management
  • Online Learning
  • Open-Source Software
  • Pedagogical Innovation
  • Personal Learning Environments
  • Plagiarism Detection
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Ricardo Queirós holds a PhD on Computer Science and is an assistant professor of Computer Science at the Media Arts and Design School of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto. He is also a researcher in the field of e-learning interoperability and programming languages learning at the Center for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS) research group of INESC TEC Porto. He is also the author of 10 books regarding mobile and Web development and has almost 200 scientific publications focused on computer science education.
Mário Cruz is an Associate Professor in Foreign Language Teaching (English and Spanish), at the School of Education of the Polytechnic of Porto, where he teaches Spanish as a Foreign Language, Hispano-American Literatures and Cultures, English Teaching in Primary Education, Didactic Resources in Teaching English and supervises the pedagogical practice of future teachers. He is also an integrated researcher at inED - Center for Research and Innovation in Education at the School of Education of the Polytechnic of Porto and a collaborator at CIDTFF at the University of Aveiro. Being professionalized in recruitment groups 120 - English, 220 - Portuguese and English, 330 - English, 340 - German, 350 - Spanish and 910 - Special Education, he has worked as a teacher in public schools of basic and secondary education, since the school year of 2001-2002 until the school year 2013-2014. He also collaborated at the Paula Frassinetti School of Education (from 2003 to 2012) where he taught English Language, English Language Didactics, Information and Communication Technologies in Education, Information and Communication Technologies in Inclusive Education Contexts, Educational Technologies in English Teaching, Deep Issues of Differentiated Intervention, among other curricular units. He holds a PhD in Didactics and Professional Development from the University of Aveiro, a PhD in Linguistic Studies from the University of Vigo and a MA in Language Didactics (University of Aveiro), Teaching English and Spanish in Basic Education (Polytechnic of Porto - Escola Superior de Educação) and Teaching English and Spanish at the 3rd of Basic Education and Secondary Education (University of Aveiro). His main doctoral theses and dissertations and MA's reports focus on: critical hyper-pedagogy, the intercultural and multilingual approach, the use of technologies in the teaching-learning process and linguistic and cultural varieties. He is currently coordinator of the thematic line “Teacher Training” at inED, where he directs the research projects: “CLIL 4 U - implementation, monitoring and evaluation of bilingual teaching projects”, “PEPPA 6/7 - Primary English Practice Program for Ages 6/7”, “Schoolers and Scholars (SnS): Role-Playing Games (RPG) in the teaching and learning process at Primary Education” and “VarLang - Linguistic and cultural varieties in the teaching of foreign languages”.
Carla Pinto is a Coordinating Professor in the School of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal. She has a PhD degree in the scientific area of Mathematics, since January 2004. Her main research topic is epidemiology, in particular Mathematical Epidemiology. She is interested in mathematical challenges and their role in providing advice on public health policies. Dr. Pinto is trained in Nonlinear Dynamics, Bifurcation Theory. Previous research included the analysis of Central Pattern Generators for Animal and Robot Locomotion, coupled cell networks, neuron-like equations (Hodgkin-Huxley equations, Fitz-Hugh Nagumo, Morris-Lecar).
Daniela Mascarenhas is an assistant teacher at the Porto School of Education linked to the training of early childhood educators and teachers from the 1st and 2nd Basic Education Cycle. She has published several articles and she is a researcher in several projects, allocated to the CeiED and INED research centers. Participating as a trainer in several ongoing training actions for teachers and educators in Portugal and Sao Tome and Principe. Post-Doctorate in Educational Sciences, in the specialty of Pedagogical Supervision, by the University of Minho (2019). PhD in Education and Didactics of Mathematics by the Faculty of Education Sciences of the University of Granada (2011). She obtained the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Education and Didactics of Mathematics by the Faculty of Education Sciences of the University of Granada (2010). Graduated in Mathematics from the University of Minho (2003).
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