Handbook of Research on Innovative Pedagogies and Technologies for Online Learning in Higher Education

Handbook of Research on Innovative Pedagogies and Technologies for Online Learning in Higher Education

Phu Vu (University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA), Scott Fredrickson (University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA) and Carl Moore (University of DC, USA)
Release Date: December, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 547
ISBN13: 9781522518518|ISBN10: 1522518517|EISBN13: 9781522518525|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1851-8

Description

The integration of technology has become an integral part of the educational environment. By developing new methods of online learning, students can be further aided in reaching goals and effectively solving problems.

The Handbook of Research on Innovative Pedagogies and Technologies for Online Learning in Higher Education is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the implementation of instructional strategies, tools, and innovations in online learning environments. Featuring extensive coverage across a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as social constructivism, collaborative learning and projects, and virtual worlds, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, practitioners, and researchers seeking current research on best methods to effectively incorporate technology into the learning environment.

Topics Covered

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

  • Collaborative Learning
  • Computer-mediated Communication (CMC)
  • Constructive Learning Theory
  • Content Communities
  • Inclusive Learning
  • Social Constructivism
  • Social Media
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Virtual worlds

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Carl Moore is currently the Acting Director of the Research Academy for Integrated Learning (RAIL) at University of DC. Prior to his current role he served as an adjunct assistant professor in the College of Ed as well as the Assistant Director of the Teaching and Learning Center at Temple University. He has a Doctorate of Education in Urban Education from Temple University and a Masters of Arts from The Ohio State University in Higher Ed Administration. His dissertation investigated how exemplary college faculty employ Universal Design for Learning principles in their teaching practices. Carl has been teaching for over 12 years and has created and instructed a variety of courses in education at Temple, Cabrini College, and Arcadia University in both face-to-face and online formats. Prior to his career in faculty development, Carl served in a number of student services roles that focused on providing individual and institutional support to retain and advance the success of college students. As a self-described social justice advocate and "techie," the sum Carl’s passion lies in the development of programs on teaching with technology and inclusion in higher education."

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