ICTs and Innovation for Didactics of Social Sciences

ICTs and Innovation for Didactics of Social Sciences

Emilio José Delgado-Algarra (University of Huelva, Spain)
Release Date: February, 2020|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 295
ISBN13: 9781799828822|ISBN10: 1799828824|EISBN13: 9781799828846|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2882-2


The advancement of technology in today’s world has led to the progression of several professional fields. This includes the classroom, as teachers have begun using new technological strategies to increase student involvement and motivation. ICT innovation including virtual reality and blended learning methods has changed the scope of classroom environments across the globe; however, significant research is lacking in this area.

ICTs and Innovation for Didactics of Social Sciences is a fundamental reference focused on didactics of social sciences and ICTs including issues related to innovation, resources, and strategies for teachers that can link to the transformation of social sciences teaching and learning as well as societal transformation. While highlighting topics such as blended learning, augmented reality, and virtual classrooms, this book is ideally designed for researchers, administrators, educators, practitioners, and students interested in understanding current relevant ICT resources and innovative strategies for the didactic of social sciences and didactic possibilities in relation to concrete conceptual contents, resolution of problems, planning, decision making, development of social skills, attention, and motivation promoting a necessary technological literacy.

Topics Covered

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

  • 3D Printing
  • Augmented Reality
  • Blended Learning
  • Mobile Learning
  • Social Skill Development
  • Student Involvement
  • Teaching Strategies
  • Technological Literacy
  • Videogaming
  • Virtual classrooms

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Doctor in didactics of the Social Studies. Lecturer and researcher in the Faculty of Education (UHU). Member of COIDESO Research Center, member in the research group DESYM "Initial Training and Professional Development of Teachers" and Red14: Interuniversity Network in Didactics of the Social Sciences. Director of the East Asian Academic and Cultural Center at the University of Huelva. Main line of research focuses on teaching history and social studies, citizen education and memory in the Spanish-Japanese context.