Handbook of Research on Positive Scholarship for Global K-20 Education

Handbook of Research on Positive Scholarship for Global K-20 Education

Victor X. Wang (Grand Canyon University, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: March, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 388
ISBN13: 9781522556671|ISBN10: 1522556672|EISBN13: 9781522556688|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5667-1


In the twenty-first century, learning and the definition of education is changing. New digital, online, and social tools have the ability to transform the classroom and engage learners like never before. In the midst of this technological revolution, it is crucial for educators and administrators to be able to gauge the impact of digital tools on learners in a variety of settings.

The Handbook of Research on Positive Scholarship for Global K-20 Education is a critical scholarly resource that examines the collaboration of education and technology within disciplinary fields. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as experiential education, improvisational learning, and andragogy, this publication is geared towards academicians, practitioners, and researchers seeking current research on all areas of education and e-learning.

Topics Covered

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

  • Andragogy
  • Collaborative Work
  • Experiential Education
  • High-Impact Educational Practices
  • Improvisational Learning
  • Instructional Design
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Self-Directed Learning
  • Transformative Learning

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Victor X. Wang, Dissertation Chair at Grand Canyon University, USA, has published more than 230 refereed books, book chapters, and journal articles. These publications address andragogy and pedagogy, which can be considered as the umbrella under which such areas as andragogical curriculum and program development, management, human performance technology, social justice, global education, diversity and E-learning are addressed. Currently, Dr. Wang is co-editing the International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology with a Columbia University Professor, Dr. Lyle Yorks and a doctoral student of Malcolm Knowles, Dr. John A. Henschke. Dr. Wang has won many academic achievement awards, including the Distinguished Faculty Scholarly & Creative Achievement Award and 2016 American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Presidential Award. He has had extensive experience in chairing and mentoring doctoral dissertations (including dissertations from University of Auckland, New Zealand). Some of his books have been adopted as required textbooks by major universities in the United States, and in China. In addition, numerous universities worldwide including some Ivy League Universities have cataloged his books and journal articles. Dr. Wang’s teaching (including teaching via technology) has reached many states in the United States and China. Personal Link: http://victorcxwangassociates.org/