Handbook of Research on Driving STEM Learning With Educational Technologies

Handbook of Research on Driving STEM Learning With Educational Technologies

María-Soledad Ramírez-Montoya (Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico)
Release Date: February, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 590
ISBN13: 9781522520269|ISBN10: 1522520260|EISBN13: 9781522520276|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2026-9


Educational strategies have evolved over the years, due to research breakthroughs and the application of technology. By using the latest learning innovations, curriculum and instructional design can be enhanced and strengthened.

The Handbook of Research on Driving STEM Learning With Educational Technologies is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the implementation and use of different techniques of instruction in modern classroom settings. Featuring exhaustive coverage on a variety of topics including data literacy, student motivation, and computer-aided assessment, this resource is an essential reference publication ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and professionals seeking current research on emerging uses of technology for STEM education.

Topics Covered

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

  • Argumentation Schema
  • Computer-Aided Assessment
  • Data Literacy
  • Financial Literacy
  • Mathematical Competences
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Scientific Reasoning Analysis
  • Situated Learning
  • Student Motivation

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Maria-Soledad Ramirez-Montoya is a Dr. in Philosophy and Educational Sciences from the University of Salamanca. She works as a research professor at the School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences of the Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico) in the master’s and doctoral Education programs. Her research interests include teaching strategies, technology resources for education, training of educational researchers and open education movement. She is director of the UNESCO Chair “Open Educational Movement for Latin America”, director of the International Council for Open of Distance Education (ICDE): OER Latin America office, lead researcher on the Strengthening Information Society Research Capacity Alliance (SIRCA) network, main organizer of the Regional Open Latin American Network for Social Research and Education (CLARISE) and coordinator of the Research and Innovation in Education Group (GIIE) at Tecnologico de Monterrey. She is a member of the National System of Researchers in Mexico. Her professional experience includes teaching activities at all educational levels and massive open online courses (MOOC), head of department and pedagogical consulting. She was Secretary General of the Mexican Council for Educational Research (COMIE) and Chairperson of applications and allocation of funds from the University Corporation for Internet Development (CUDI).